Energy Management Handbook / Edition 4

Energy Management Handbook / Edition 4

by Steve Doty, Wayne C. Turner

ISBN-10: 0824709128

ISBN-13: 9780824709129

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Now revised and updated throughout, this comprehensive handbook has become recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager's desk reference, used by thousands of energy management professionals throughout industry. The fourth edition adds new chapters covering all aspects of utility deregulation and energy project financing. An important new section


Now revised and updated throughout, this comprehensive handbook has become recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager's desk reference, used by thousands of energy management professionals throughout industry. The fourth edition adds new chapters covering all aspects of utility deregulation and energy project financing. An important new section addresses the pluses and minuses of in-house vs. outsourcing of energy services. You'll find in-depth coverage of every component of effective energy management, including boiler and steam system optimization, lighting and electrical systems, HVAC system performance, waste heat recovery, cogeneration, thermal energy storage, energy management control systems, energy systems maintenance, building envelope, industrial insulation, indoor air quality, energy economic analysis, energy procurement decision making, energy security and reliability, and overall energy management program organization. Detailed illustrations, tables, graphs and many other helpful working aids are provided throughout.

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Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION Background 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 Planning Audit Planning Educational Planning Strategic Planning Reporting Ownership Summary

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 Objective General Characteristics of Capital Investments Sources of Funds Tax Considerations Time Value of Money Concepts Project Measures of Worth Economic Analysis Special Problems Summary & Additional Example Applications

BOILERS AND FIRED SYSTEMS Analysis of Boilers & Fired Systems Key Elements for Maximum Efficiency Fuel Considerations Direct Contact Technology for Hot Water Production

STEAM AND CONDENSATE SYSTEMS Thermal Properties of Steam Estimating Steam Usage & Its Value Steam Traps & Their Application Condensate Recovery

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

WASTE-HEAT RECOVERY Waste-Heat Survey Waste-Heat Exchangers Commercial Options in Waste-Heat-Recovery Equipment Economics of Waste-Heat Recovery

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

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

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

ENERGY MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEMS Energy Management Systems Justification of EMCSs Systems Integration EMCS Software Specifications EMCS Installation Requirements The DDC Dictionary EMCS Manufacturers Directory

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

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

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 Refuse-Derived Fuel Fuel Cells

INDOOR AIR QUALITY Introduction & Background What Is the Current Situation Solutions & Prevention of IAQ Problems

ELECTRIC & GAS UTILITY RATES FOR COMMERCIAL & INDUSTRIAL CONSUMERS Introduction 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 Energy Policy Act State Codes Model Energy Code Federal Energy Efficiency Requirements Indoor Air Quality Standards Regulations & Standards Impacting CFCs Regulatory & Legislative Issues Impacting Air Quality Regulatory & Legislative Issues Impacting Cogeneration & Power Opportunities in the Spot Market The Climatic Change Action Plan

NATURAL GAS PURCHASING Preface 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 Operations & Maintenance Expected Life of Control Equipment 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 Systems Conclusion & Further Study Glossary of Terms

ENERGY SECURITY AND RELIABILITY Risk Analysis Methods Countermeasures Economics of Energy Security & Reliability Links to Energy Management Impact of Utility Deregulation

UTILITY DEREGULATION AND ENERGY SYSTEMS OUTSOURCING 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 Aggregation In-House vs. Outsourcing Energy Services

FINANCING ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROJECTS Financial Arrangements: A Simple Example Financial Arrangements: Details & Terminology Applying Financial Arrangements: A Case Study
"Pros" & "Cons" of Each Financial Arrangement Characteristics that Influence Which Financial Arrangement Is Best Incorporating Strategic Issues When Selecting Financial Arrangements Glossary

COMMISSIONING FOR ENERGY MANAGEMENT Commissioning for Energy Management Commissioning Definitions The Commissioning Process in Existing Buildings Commissioning Measures Ensuring Optimum Building Performance Commissioning New Buildings for Energy Management Additional Information

MEASUREMENT & VERIFICATION OF ENERGY SAVINGS Overview of Measurement & Verification Methods

GROUND-SOURCE HEAT PUMPS APPLIED TO COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS Abstract Background Introduction to Ground-Source Heat Pumps About the Technology Application Technology Performance Hypothetical Case Studies The Technology in Perspective Manufacturers For Further Information

SUSTAINABILITY & HIGH PERFORMANCE GREEN BUILDINGS Beginnings Sustainability Gives Rise to the Green Buildings Movement Introducing the LEEC NC Rating System: A Technical Review LEED for Existing Building Rating System (LEED-EB) Adopted in 2004
Summary Discussion of Two New LEED Programs The LEED Process ASHRAE Guides Developed to Support LEED Appendices Index

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