Handbook of Energy Audits

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CRC Press, Mar 13, 2003 - Science - 440 pages
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A comprehensive, practical reference on energy auditing in buildings and industry, this book provides all the information required to establish an energy audit program. Loaded with forms, checklists and handy working aids, the book is a must for anyone implementing an energy audit. Completely updated, the sixth edition reflects the technologies and software available to fine-tune the audit process. It covers accounting procedures, rate of return, analysis and software programs, evaluation tools for audit recommendations, and technologies for electrical, mechanical, and building systems in detail. There are also new case studies on an energy retrofit program and energy assessment using FEDS.
 

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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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