Energy Management Handbook

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Written by a team of top experts, this comprehensive handbook is designed to serve as a "stand-alone" desk reference for those responsible for managing energy costs. For the third edition, nearly every chapter has been revised or totally rewritten to bring in the latest information on each area addressed. The chapter on boilers has been significantly revised to simplify both procedures and calculations. The chapter on lighting has been completely rewritten to include coverage of the latest on lighting and control...
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Overview

Written by a team of top experts, this comprehensive handbook is designed to serve as a "stand-alone" desk reference for those responsible for managing energy costs. For the third edition, nearly every chapter has been revised or totally rewritten to bring in the latest information on each area addressed. The chapter on boilers has been significantly revised to simplify both procedures and calculations. The chapter on lighting has been completely rewritten to include coverage of the latest on lighting and control technologies for lighting systems. The electricity chapter has been expanded to provide a much more thorough examination of induction motor management. Other comprehensive revisions bring coverage fully up to date on HVAC system optimization, building envelope, natural gas purchasing, codes and standards, energy economic analysis, and energy management program organization. New chapters have been added on energy security and reliability, electric and gas utility rate schedules, and indoor air quality.
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Revised edition of a reference for those responsible for managing energy costs. Turner (industrial engineering and management, Oklahoma State U.) discusses topics including boilers, steam, and condensate systems; cogeneration; waste heat recovery; building envelope; lighting; energy systems maintenance; industrial insulation; alternative energy; utility rates; thermal energy storage; codes, standards and legislation; control systems; energy security; and economic analysis. New chapters cover all aspects of utility deregulation and financing energy projects. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780881735420
  • Publisher: Fairmont Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/2006
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 909

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 1
Ch. 2 Effective Energy Management 7
Ch. 3 Energy Auditing 21
Ch. 4 Economic Analysis 37
Ch. 5 Boilers and Fired Systems 85
Ch. 6 Steam and Condensate Systems 125
Ch. 7 Cogeneration 155
Ch. 8 Waste-Heat Recovery 187
Ch. 9 Building Envelope 215
Ch. 10 HVAC Systems 243
Ch. 11 Electric Energy Management 269
Ch. 12 Energy Management Control Systems 311
Ch. 13 Lighting 349
Ch. 14 Energy Systems Maintenance 393
Ch. 15 Industrial Insulation 429
Ch. 16 Use of Alternative Energy 463
Ch. 17 Indoor Air Quality 489
Ch. 18 Electric and Gas Utility Rates for Commercial and Industrial Consumers 499
Ch. 19 Thermal Energy Storage 523
Ch. 20 Codes Standards & Legislation 543
Ch. 21 Natural Gas Purchasing 553
Ch. 22 Control Systems 583
Ch. 23 Energy Security and Reliability 615
Ch. 24 Utility Deregulation and Energy System Outsourcing 631
Ch. 25 Financing Energy Management Projects 643
App. I Thermal Sciences Review 665
App. II Conversion Factors and Property Tables 687
App. III Review of Electrical Science 737
Index 751
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