Energy Management Handbook, Eighth Edition / Edition 8

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This comprehensive handbook has become recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager’s desk reference, used by thousands of energy management professionals throughout the industry. Newly revised and edited, this eighth edition includes significant updates to energy management controls systems, commissioning, measurement and verification, and high performance green buildings. Revised chapters cover motors and drives, HVAC systems, lighting, alternative energy systems, building envelope, performance contracting, and natural gas purchasing. Detailed illustrations, tables, graphs, and other helpful working aids are provided throughout.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781466578289
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 11/15/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 950
  • Sales rank: 451,852
  • Product dimensions: 8.80 (w) x 11.30 (h) x 1.80 (d)

Table of Contents

The Value of Energy Management
The Energy Management Profession
Some Suggested Principles of Energy Management
Effective Energy Management
Energy Management Program
Organizational Structure
Energy Policy
Audit Planning
Educational Planning
Strategic Planning
Energy Auditing
Energy Auditing Services
Basic Components of an Energy Audit
Specialized Audit Tools
Industrial Audits
Commercial Audits
Residential Audits
Indoor Air Quality
Economic Analysis
General Characteristics of Capital Investments
Sources of Funds
Tax Considerations
Time Value of Money Concepts
Project Measures of Worth
Special Topics
Summary & Additional Example Applications
Boilers and Fired Systems
Analysis of Boilers & Fired Systems
Key Elements for Maximum Efficiency
Condensing Boilers
Fuel Considerations
Steam and Condensate Systems
Thermal Properties of Steam
Estimating Steam Usage & Its Value
Steam Traps & Their Application
Condensate Recovery
Cogeneration System Design & Analysis
Computer Programs
U.S. Cogeneration Legislation: PURPA
Evaluating Cogeneration Opportunities: Case Examples
Waste-Heat Recovery
Waste-Heat Survey
Classifying Waste-Heat Quality
Storage of Waste Heat
Quantifying Waste Heat
Matching Waste Heat Source & Sink
Waste-Heat Exchangers
Commercial Options in Waste-Heat-Recovery Equipment
Emerging Technologies for Waste Heat Recovery
Building Envelope
Principles of Envelope Analysis
Metal Elements in Envelope Components
Summarizing Envelope Performance with the Building Load Coefficient
Thermal "Weight"
Envelope Analysis for Existing Buildings
Envelope Analysis for New Buildings
Envelope Standards for New & Existing Construction
HVAC Systems
Surveying Existing Conditions
Human Thermal Comfort
Interactions with HVAC ECO Projects
HVAC System Types
Central Cooling Equipment, Heat Rejection Equipment & Distribution
Impact of Part-Load Operation & Occupancy
HVAC System Electrical Distribution Energy
Humidification Systems
Example HVAC Energy Conservation Opportunities
Reducing System Loads
Estimating HVAC Energy Consumption
Motors, Drives & Electric Energy Management
Power Supply
Effects of Unbalanced Voltages on Performance of Motors
Effect of Performance-General
Glossary of Frequently Occurring Motor Terms
Power Factor
Special High Efficiency Motor Designs
Electrical Motor Performance at Part Load
Determining Electric Motor Operating Loads
Power Meter
Approximate Motor Load from Slip Measurement
Approximate Motor Load from Amperage Readings
Electric Motor Efficiency
Comparing Motors
Sensitivity of Load to Motor RPM
Efficiency Losses of Drive Loads
Variable Frequency Drives
Motor Power Consumption When Throttling
Theoretical Power Consumption
Energy Management Control Systems
Energy Management Control Systems
EMCS Design Considerations
Equipment Connected to EMCS
Control Strategies
Specification for EMCS
Commissioning EMCS
Lighting Fundamentals
Process to Improve Lighting Efficiency
Emerging Technology
Special Considerations
Common Retrofits
Energy Systems Maintenance
Developing the Maintenance Program
Why Perform Energy, Facility & Process Systems Maintenance?
Developing & Implementing a Preventive Maintenance Plan
Industrial Insulation
Fundamentals of Thermal Insulation Design Theory
Insulation Materials
Insulation Selection
Insulation Thickness Determination
Insulation Economics
Use of Alternative Energy
Solar Energy
Wind Energy
Biomass Energy
Emerging Technologies
Indoor Air Quality
Introduction: Why IAQ Is Important to CEMs
IAQ Fundamentals
The Energy Management / IAQ Balance
Summary & Conclusions
Topics for Additional Study
Electric & Gas Utility Rates for Commercial & Industrial Consumers
Utility Costs
Rate Structures
Innovative Rate Type
Calculation of a Monthly Bill
Conducting a Load Study
Effects of Deregulation on Customer Rates
Thermal Energy Storage
Storage Systems
Storage Mediums
System Capacity
Economic Summary
Codes, Standards and Legislation
The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009
The Energy Independence & Security Act of 2007
The Energy Policy Act of 2005
The Energy Policy Act of 1992
National Energy Conservation Policy Act of 1978
ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard
Codes & Standards
Measurement & Verification
Natural Gas Purchasing
Natural Gas as a Fuel
Buying Natural Gas
New Frontiers for the Gas Industry
Control Systems
Why Automate Control?
Why Optimization?
Technology Classifications
Control Modes
Input/Output Devices
Valves & Dampers
Instrument Accuracy, Repeatability & Drift
Basic Control Block Diagrams
Key Fundamentals of Successfully Applied Automatic Controls
Expected Life of Control Equipment
Control Applications for Saving Energy
Basic Energy-Saving Control Applications
Advanced Energy-Saving Control Applications
Facilities Operations Control Applications
Control System Application Pitfalls to Avoid
Costs & Benefits of Automatic Control
Estimating Savings from Applied Automatic Control
Sustainability & High Performance Green Buildings
Sustainability Concepts
Historican Review
Energy Star® Portfolio Manager
ASHRAE Green Guide
ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides / AEDG
ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2009 for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings
The Green Building Initiative & Green Globes
Greenhouse Gases (GHG)
Electric Deregulation
An Historical Perspective of the Electric Power Industry
The Transmission System & FERC's Role in Promoting Competition in Wholesale Power
Stranded Costs
Status of State Electric Industry Restructuring Activity
Trading Energy: Marketers & Brokers
The Impact of Retail Wheeling
The Ten-Step Program to Successful Utility Deregulation
Pricing Options for Electric Supply
In-House vs. Outsourcing Energy Services
Financing and Performance Contracting
Financial Arrangements: A Simple Example
Financial Arrangements: Details & Terminology
Applying Financial Arrangements: A Case Study
"Pros" & "Cons" of Each Financial Arrangement
Other Considerations for Performance Contracting
Host & ESCO Strategies: Both Sides of the Story
Commissioning for Energy Management
Commissioning Definitions •Commissioning Measures
Commissioning New Buildings for Energy Management
Commissioning Process in Existing Buildings
Ensuring Optimum Building Performance
Measurement & Verification of Energy Savings
History of M&V
Performance Contracts
Overview of Measurement & Verification Methods
M&V Methods: Existing Buildings
Cost/Benefit of M&V
System Considerations in Applying M&V

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    Great detail and explanation of energy saving initiatives as well as engineering data that you can develop for projects using ROI calculations.

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