Simple Solutions to Energy Calculations, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

Simple Solutions to Energy Calculations, Fourth Edition / Edition 4

by Richard R. Vaillencourt
     
 

ISBN-10: 1420073273

ISBN-13: 9781420073270

Pub. Date: 12/15/2007

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Updated with new material on thermodynamics to provide a blueprint for controlling energy use in buildings, this reference will save you countless hours doing energy feasibility studies and associated calculations. A practicing engineer, the author shares his secrets for simplifying complex energy calculations and shows how to use his unique, time-saving methods.

Overview

Updated with new material on thermodynamics to provide a blueprint for controlling energy use in buildings, this reference will save you countless hours doing energy feasibility studies and associated calculations. A practicing engineer, the author shares his secrets for simplifying complex energy calculations and shows how to use his unique, time-saving methods. Using concise, innovative decision-making tools, he demonstrates how to cut through the maze of detail so that you can determine whether to invest real time and money into developing details on a project under consideration. Key topics covered include the walk-through audit, lighting, pumps, fans, motors, insulation, fuel switching, heat recovery, HVAC, and energy myths. The book also supplies a summary of energy calculations and an appendix of the author’s retrofit rules.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781420073270
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/15/2007
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
225
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

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

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