Beyond Light Bulbs: Lighting the Way to Smarter Energy Management

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Greenleaf Book Group, Oct 1, 2008 - Nature - 154 pages
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The number one problem in our world today is effective energy management--the energy that fuels our buildings and propels our vehicles as well as our human energy. But if individuals, governments, and corporations take action now, we can have a bright energy future. In Beyond Light Bulbs, Susan Meredith helps readers move beyond the gloom, doom, and overwhelm of global warming and the energy crisis. She offers hopeful and helpful advice for actions we can all take to improve our future. Straightforward and clear, the book offers a complete an comprehensive overview of energy in layman's terms, while giving concrete examples of how you can contribute and benefit.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The Energy Management Opportunity
4
Dependence on Oil
7
Global Warming
28
Energy Demand
37
Green Building
48
The Economy
64
Energy Supply
77
Government Involvement
112
Global Relationships
117
The Transition
122
What We All Can Do
131
Conclusion
137
Appendix
141
Notes
145
Thanks
147

Energy Storage
95
Energy Distribution
105

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About the author (2008)

Susan Meredith speaks and writes on global, personal and organizational energy management. She is founder and co-owner of HumanExcel, a corporate educational firm based in Austin, Texas. As an engineer and MBA graduate with expertise in business process improvement, Susan helps organizations reduce wastes, improve efficiencies and save energy.

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