About this book series

The book series aims at bringing together valuable and novel scientific contributions that address the critical issues of renewable energy, sustainable building, sustainable manufacturing, and other sustainability science and technology topics that have an impact in this diverse and fast-changing research community in academia and industry.

The areas to be covered are

  • Climate change and mitigation, atmospheric carbon reduction, global warming
  • Sustainability science, sustainability technologies
  • Sustainable building technologies
  • Intelligent buildings
  • Sustainable energy generation
  • Combined heat and power and district heating systems
  • Control and optimization of renewable energy systems
  • Smart grids and micro grids, local energy markets
  • Smart cities, smart buildings, smart districts, smart countryside
  • Energy and environmental assessment in buildings and cities
  • Sustainable design, innovation and services
  • Sustainable manufacturing processes and technology
  • Sustainable manufacturing systems and enterprises
  • Decision support for sustainability
  • Micro/nanomachining, microelectromechanical machines (MEMS)
  • Sustainable transport, smart vehicles and smart roads
  • Information technology and artificial intelligence applied to sustainability
  • Big data and data analytics applied to sustainability
  • Sustainable food production, sustainable horticulture and agriculture
  • Sustainability of air, water and other natural resources
  • Sustainability policy, shaping the future, the triple bottom line, the circular economy

High quality content is an essential feature for all book proposals accepted for the series. It is expected that editors of all accepted volumes will ensure that contributions are subjected to an appropriate level of reviewing process and adhere to KES quality principles.

The series will include monographs, edited volumes, and selected proceedings.

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  • R. J. Howlett,
  • John R. Littlewood,
  • Lakhmi C. Jain

Book titles in this series