VIII. Energy and Urban Water Systems—Towards Net Zero Carbon Footprint

  1. Vladimir Novotny,
  2. Jack Ahern and
  3. Paul Brown

Published Online: 9 SEP 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470949962.ch8

Water Centric Sustainable Communities: Planning, Retrofitting, and Building the Next Urban Environment

Water Centric Sustainable Communities: Planning, Retrofitting, and Building the Next Urban Environment

How to Cite

Novotny, V., Ahern, J. and Brown, P. (2010) Energy and Urban Water Systems—Towards Net Zero Carbon Footprint, in Water Centric Sustainable Communities: Planning, Retrofitting, and Building the Next Urban Environment, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470949962.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 SEP 2010
  2. Published Print: 22 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470476086

Online ISBN: 9780470949962

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Keywords:

  • urban water systems;
  • greenhouse gas emissions;
  • net zero carbon footprint;
  • energy considerations;
  • heat recovery

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Interconnection of Water and Energy

  • Energy Conservation in Buildings and Ecoblocks

  • Energy from Renewable Sources

  • Energy from Used Water and Waste Organic Solids

  • Direct Electric Energy Production from Biogas and Used Water

  • Summary and a Look into the Future

  • Overall Energy Outlook—Anticipating the Future