Integrated Solutions for Energy and Facility Management

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  • ISBN-13: 9780881733860
  • Publisher: Fairmont Press, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 9/28/2004
  • Pages: 545

Table of Contents

Sect. 1 Energy Management
Ch. 1 Technology Potential of Thermal Energy Storage (TES) Systems in Federal Facilities 3
Ch. 2 Effective Load Management Planning, A Case Study 13
Ch. 3 Allaying Risk Fears in Energy Conservation Projects 17
Ch. 4 Leveraging Your Energy Management Resources: A Case Study with Nortel Networks 21
Ch. 5 A Success Story of Gas Cooling in Japan and a New Challenge To Develop Highly Efficient and Ultra-Compact Chillers and Heatpumps 27
Ch. 6 Electrification of Remote Rural Communities in the Himalayas Through Solar-Hydro Hybrid Power Projects 31
Ch. 7 The Economic Effect Resulting from Electric Power Re-Metering 37
Ch. 8 Energy Saving Projects in Georgia 41
Ch. 9 USAID Energy Efficiency Demonstrations in Georgia 45
Ch. 10 Sightglass Analysis and Automated Monitoring of Refrigerant Levels 49
Ch. 11 Best in Class Energy Management Practices Provide Competitive Advantage 57
Ch. 12 Compressed Air Savings: Observations, Thoughts, and Tricks that Work 65
Ch. 13 FEMP Distributed Energy Resources Program 77
Ch. 14 Combined Heat and Power 81
Ch. 15 Financing Distributed Generation 95
Ch. 16 The Languages of Building Controls and Automation, Understanding the Root Cause of Current Design System Limitations 107
Ch. 17 Engineering, Construction and Operation of a Large Thermal Storage System 113
Ch. 18 Pinch Analysis for Process Energy Optimization 121
Ch. 19 Can the Federal Energy Efficiency Goals Be Achieved Through Retrofits? 137
Ch. 20 Unimaginable Savings From US EPA's First Performance Contract 147
Ch. 21 Labs21: Improving the Environmental Performance of U.S. Laboratories 157
Ch. 22 Addressable Office Lighting and Control Systems: Practical and Cost-Effective 161
Ch. 23 Lighting Upgrade Implementation Program 167
Ch. 24 Field Test Results for Three New Industrial Technologies That Save Energy and Improve Productivity 173
Ch. 25 Reducing Heavy Industry Energy Costs by Effective Power Management 181
Ch. 26 Opportunities and Challenges in Launching a Broad Energy Management Program in a Local Government 189
Ch. 27 Thermal Storage: Icing Energy Costs 197
Ch. 28 EnergySavers: Putting Money Back into Your Schools 205
Ch. 29 Technical Support for K-12 Schools in Louisiana 209
Ch. 30 Some Considerations Concerning Energy Problems in Post-Communist Countries by the Example of Georgia and Ways of Their Solution 217
Ch. 31 Ballasts for Low Wattage Metal Halide Lamps, Exploring the "Electronic Option" 221
Ch. 32 Energy-Focused Value Engineering 225
Ch. 33 A Model of Solar Passive Heated Energy Efficient House 231
Ch. 34 Method for Optimization of Centralized Heat Supply from Co-Generation Power Plants 241
Sect. 2 Geoexchange
Ch. 35 GeoExchange, The Military Family Housing Energy Solution 255
Ch. 36 Welcome to Energy Savings Seminar for New School "Vision 2001" 257
Ch. 37 Geothermal Site Survey Requirements 261
Sect. 3 Energy Service & E-Commerce
Ch. 38 Best Practice for Innovation 269
Ch. 39 Common Sense Approaches to Measurement and Verification in Performance Contracting 279
Ch. 40 Measurement & Verification for the Real World 285
Ch. 41 Where are Utility Costs Going? 291
Ch. 42 Risk Mitigation in Power Purchase Contracts 301
Ch. 43 Managing Energy Data Using an Intranet - Walt Disney World's Approach 309
Ch. 44 Deregulation Metering - Turning Pulses into Profits 315
Ch. 45 Developing an Electrical RFP - A Case History 329
Ch. 46 Generating Powerful Savings: Deregulated Energy Procurement and the Value of RFPS 337
Ch. 47 Expanding the Power of Cooperation: The Story of America's 1[superscript st] Urban Energy Cooperative 343
Ch. 48 California is Only Half the Story - Some Lessons From the UK in Deregulation 351
Ch. 49 Electric Deregulation - The Price of Ignoring Economic Realities and What Should Be Done 355
Ch. 50 Independent System Operators and Location Based Pricing Mechanisms 363
Ch. 51 Pollution Prevention and Energy Efficiency (P[subscript 2]E[subscript 2]) Programs: Creating a Solid Foundation for Success 377
Ch. 52 Reliability Issues Facing the U.S. Electric Industry 387
Sect. 4 Combined Heat & Power/Cogeneration
Ch. 53 Combined Heat and Power: Equipment Options and Application Alternative 397
Ch. 54 Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Central Utility Plant Upgrades 405
Ch. 55 Using Standby Generators to Maximize Your Savings Under Deregulation 411
Ch. 56 Distributed vs. Centralized Generation: Fuel Use, Investor Economics and Pollutant Externalities 415
Ch. 57 Development of the ENT 400 Mini Turbine Generator 433
Sect. 5 Environmental Technology
Ch. 58 Current Environmental Policy Challenges for CHP - Equipment Supplier Viewpoint 439
Ch. 59 ThermoEnergy Integrated Power System 443
Ch. 60 Hydrocarbon Waste Streams Meet a Revolutionary Technology 457
Ch. 61 Energy Upgrades for Healthy Public Housing 465
Sect. 6 Plant & Facilities Management
Ch. 62 Specifications to Improve Power Quality Immunity in Electronic Systems for Industrial Applications 475
Ch. 63 Power Quality Impacts of Distributed Generation: Actions and Interactions of Customer-Owned Generation 485
Ch. 64 Industrial Applications of Flywheels 491
Ch. 65 The Benefits of Harmonic Current Reduction in a Low Voltage Distribution System 503
Ch. 66 Water Conservation and Cooling Water Treatment: The Logic and Reality of Zero Forced Bleed to the Sewer 515
Ch. 67 New Routes to Power Quality in the Demanding Digital Age 521
Sect. 7 Facilities E-Solutions
Ch. 68 Allocate, Distribute and Increase the Value of Assets with Web-Based Strategies for Facility Management 529
Ch. 69 How to Research Energy Information of Any Type on the Internet 537
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