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Energy Management Handbook
Sixth Edition
by Wayne C. Turner

Energy Management Handbook is the definitive stand-alone energy manager's desk reference, used by thousands of professionals throughout the industry.

Energy Management Handbook includes new chapters on ground-source heat pumps, sustainability, and high performance green buildings, plus an in-depth revision of sections on control systems.

Energy Management Handbook, the reader will find detailed coverage of every component of effective energy management, including:

  • energy auditing
  • economic analysis
  • boilers
  • steam systems
  • cogeneration
  • waste-heat recovery
  • building envelope
  • HVAC systems
  • electric energy management
  • control systems
  • lighting
  • and much more

Detailed illustrations, tables, graphs, and many other helpful working aids are provided throughout.

Contents

1. Effective Energy Management

  • Energy Management Program
  • Organizational Structure
  • Energy Policy
  • Planning
  • Audit Planning
  • Educational Planning
  • Strategic Planning
  • Reporting

2. Energy Auditing

  • Energy Auditing Services
  • Basic Components of an Energy Audit
  • Specialized Audit Tools
  • Industrial Audits
  • Commercial Audits
  • Residential Audits
  • Indoor Air Quality

3. Economic Analysis

  • General Characteristics of Capital Investments
  • Sources of Funds
  • Tax Considerations
  • Time Value of Money Concepts
  • Project Measures of Worth
  • Economic Analysis
  • Special Problems

4. Boilers and Fired Systems

  • Analysis of Boilers & Fired Systems
  • Key Elements for Maximum Efficiency
  • Fuel Considerations
  • Direct Contact Technology for Hot Water Production

5. Steam and Condensate Systems

  • Thermal Properties of Steam
  • Estimating Steam Usage & Its Value
  • Steam Traps & Their Application
  • Condensate Recovery

6. Cogeneration

  • Cogeneration System Design & Analysis
  • Computer Programs
  • U.S. Cogeneration Legislation: PURPA
  • Evaluating Cogeneration Opportunities: Case Examples

7. Waste-Heat Recovery

  • Waste-Heat Survey
  • Waste-Heat Exchangers
  • Commercial Options in Waste-Heat-Recovery Equipment
  • Economics of Waste-Heat Recovery

8. Building Envelope

  • Principles of Envelope Analysis
  • Metal Elements in Envelope Components
  • Roofs
  • Floors
  • Fenestration
  • Infiltration
  • Summarizing Envelope Performance with the Building Load Coefficient
  • Thermal "Weight"
  • Envelope Analysis for Existing Buildings
  • Envelope Analysis for New Buildings
  • Updated Envelope Standards for New & Existing Construction
  • Additional Reading

9. HVAC Systems

  • Surveying Existing Conditions
  • Human Thermal Comfort
  • HVAC System Types
  • Energy Conservation Opportunities
  • Cooling Equipment
  • Domestic Hot Water
  • Estimating HVAC Energy Consumption

10. Electric Energy Management

  • Power Supply
  • Effects of Unbalanced Voltages on the Performance of Motors
  • Effect of Performance-General
  • Motors
  • Glossary of Frequently Occurring Motor Terms
  • Power Factor
  • Handy Electrical Formulas & Rules of Thumb
  • Electric Motor Operating Loads
  • Determining Electric Motor Operating Loads
  • Power Meter
  • Slip Measurement
  • Amperage Readings
  • Electric Motor Efficiency
  • Comparing Motors
  • Sensitivity of Load to Motor RPM
  • Theoretical Power Consumption
  • Motor Efficiency Management
  • Motors Are Like People
  • Motor Performance Management Process
  • How to Start MPMP
  • Nameplate Glossary

11. Energy Management Control Systems

  • Energy Management Systems
  • Justification of EMCSs
  • Systems Integration
  • EMCS Software Specifications
  • EMCS Installation Requirements
  • The DDC Dictionary
  • EMCS Manufacturers Directory

12. Lighting

  • Lighting Fundamentals
  • Process to Improve Lighting Efficiency
  • Maintenance
  • New Technologies & Products
  • Special Considerations
  • Daylighting
  • Common Retrofits
  • Schematics

13. Energy Systems Maintenance

  • Developing the Maintenance Program
  • Detailed Maintenance Procedures
  • Materials Handling Maintenance
  • Truck Operation & Maintenance
  • Measuring Instruments
  • Saving Energy Dollars in Materials Handling & Storage
  • Recent Developments

14. Industrial Insulation

  • Fundamentals of Thermal Insulation Design Theory
  • Insulation Materials
  • Insulation Selection
  • Insulation Thickness Determination
  • Insulation Economics

15. Use of Alternative Energy

  • Solar Energy
  • Wind Energy
  • Refuse-Derived Fuel
  • Fuel Cells

... and chapters 16-28

Index

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Energy Management Handbook
Sixth Edition
by Wayne C. Turner

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