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Commercial Energy Auditing Reference Handbook, Second Edition


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Updated and expanded, this edition includes new material on early replacement business justification, lease arrangements and effect on ECM project interest, coordinating upstream/downstream set points, semiconductor fab multi-stage HVAC air tempering, commissioning, HVAC overlapping heating and cooling, and much more. The book begins with the premise that when commercial facilities are subdivided into categories based on business type, many useful patterns can be identified that become generally applicable to the performance of an effective energy audit. The author discusses procedures and guidelines for a wide range of business and building types, such as schools and colleges, restaurants and fast food, hospitals and medical facilities, grocery stores, laboratories, lodging, apartment and office buildings, retail, public safety, data centers, churches and religious facilities, libraries, laundries, and warehouses. He also covers all focal areas of the building energy audit and assessment, including building envelope, lighting, HVAC, controls, heat recovery, thermal storage, electrical systems, and utilities.

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An energy engineer for Colorado Springs Utilities, Doty has collected reference material, often in the form of tables and diagrams, related to commercial energy auditing to create a comprehensive handbook to assist practicing energy professionals increase audit effectiveness. The material is organized into specific information--such as benchmarking, energy saving opportunities by business type, manufacturing, and utility rate components--and general information--with such topics as mechanical systems, combustion equipment and systems, and water and domestic water heating. Only some of the sources of information are cited, the remainder have been summarized by Doty. A glossary and several appendices are provided. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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Doty, Steve
Fairmont Press
Mechanical Engineering-General
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