9th Edition

Handbook of Energy Audits, Ninth Edition

    495 Pages
    by River Publishers

    This best-selling handbook is the most comprehensive and practical reference available on energy auditing in buildings and industry. Topics include energy assessment and computer software which will guide you in planning and carrying out a thorough and accurate energy audit of any type of facility, including electrical, mechanical and building systems analysis. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions guide you through accounting procedures, rate of return and life cycle cost analysis. Also covered is information on understanding your utility bill and using that knowledge to trim your energy costs. Loaded with forms, checklists and handy working aids, book is required reading for anyone responsible for conducting or overseeing a facility energy audit.

    Completely edited throughout, this latest edition includes a new chapter on investment grade energy audits and also a new chapter on retro-commissioning and energy audits. Revisions include new information on ISO 50001 and the Superior Energy Performance program plus a completely updated chapter on software.

    Energy Auditing Basics
    Energy Accounting and Analysis
    Understanding the Utility Bill
    Energy Economics
    Survey Instrumentation
    The Building Envelope Audit
    The Electrical System Audit
    The Heating, Ventilating and Air-Conditioning Audit
    Upgrading HVAC Systems for Energy Efficiency
    Verification of System Performance
    The Physical Plant Audit
    Central Plant Retrofit Considerations
    Maintenance and Energy Audits
    Self-Evaluation Checklists
    In Transition from Energy Audits to Industrial Assessments
    A Compendium of Handy Working Aids
    Energy Audi ling Software Directory
    Investment Grade Energy


    Albert Thumann (Association of Energy Engineers, Atlanta, Georgia, USA), Terry Niehus (Author) , William J. Younger (Author)