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Handbook of Energy Audits, Ninth Edition




ISBN 9781466561625
Published November 7, 2012 by River Publishers
506 Pages

 
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Book Description

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.

Table of Contents

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
Retro-commissioning
Investment Grade Energy
Audits
Glossary

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