12. Energy Conservation and Conversion Efficiency

  1. David W. Richerson

Published Online: 24 SEP 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118392317.ch12

The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition

The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition

How to Cite

Richerson, D. W. (2012) Energy Conservation and Conversion Efficiency, in The Magic of Ceramics, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118392317.ch12

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 SEP 2012
  2. Published Print: 5 OCT 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470638057

Online ISBN: 9781118392317

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Keywords:

  • energy conservation and conversion efficiency;
  • ceramics in energy conservation, fiberglass thermal insulation;
  • switching to CFLs, and the delay, from up-front cost;
  • CFL stopgap awaiting next generation, of efficient lighting

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why Should We be Concerned?

  • The Role of Ceramics in Energy Conservation

  • The Role of Ceramics in Increasing Efficiency of Power Generation

  • Overview: Becoming More Efficient