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Simple Solutions to Energy Calculations, Fifth Edition

5th Edition

By Richard R. Vaillencourt

Fairmont Press

225 pages

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Hardback: 9781482217810
pub: 2013-08-22
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Completely revised and updated, this fifth edition of a bestseller helps building managers identify what to look for and how to evaluate before making a decision about which guarantee is better for their building and which ESCO can best deliver energy savings. This reference will save countless hours doing energy feasibility studies and associated calculations. The author, a practicing engineer, shares his secrets for simplifying complex energy calculations and demonstrates his unique, time-saving methods. Key topics covered include energy myths and magic, the walk-through audit, lighting, pumps, fans, motors, insulation, fuel switching, heat recovery, HVAC and a summary of energy calculations.

Table of Contents

The Walk-Through Audit

Simple Thermodynamics

Lighting

Pumps

Fans

Motors

Insulation

Fuel Switching

Heat Recovery

Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning

Summary of Calculations

Energy Myths & Magic

Appendix: Richard’s Retrofit Rules

Index.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MAT003000
MATHEMATICS / Applied
SCI024000
SCIENCE / Energy
TEC005050
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / Heating, Ventilation & Air Conditioning