Handbook of Energy Audits

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The Fairmont Press, Inc., 2003 - Energy auditing - 440 pages
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This book is designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge you need to evaluate how energy is used in commercial facilities, establish accurate baseline information, and identify where energy consumption can be reduced. The book will also provide you with all the information you need to establish an energy audit program for your facility. Energy accounting procedures, electrical, mechanical, building and process systems analysis, life cycle costing, and maintenance management are all covered in detail.
 

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Contents

Energy Auditing Basics
1
Energy Accounting and Analysis
13
Understanding The Utility Bill
37
Energy Economics
47
Survey Instrumentation
87
The Building Envelope Audit
115
The Electrical System Audit
161
The Heating Ventilation and Airconditioning Audit
199
Central Plant Retrofit Considerations
251
Maintenance and Energy Audits
261
SelfEvaluation Checklists
287
In Transition from Energy Audits to Industrial Assessments
309
A Compendium Of Handy Working Aids
319
Computer Software for Energy Audits
373
Energy Auditing Software Directory
408
Glossary
421

Upgrading HVAC Systems for Energy Efficiency Verification of System Performance
223
The Physical Plant Audit
235

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About the author (2003)

Thumann has served as Executive Director of the Association of Energy Engineers for the last 20 years. A 13-year veteran of the Bechtel Corporation, he has extensive hands-on experience in engineering, project management, construction, start-up and operations. He is a licensed Professional Engineer in three states and holds a BSEE from City University of New York, as well as a MSEE and MSIE from New York University.

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