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In this essential desk reference, a practicing engineer shares with you his secrets for simplifying complex energy calculations, and shows you how to use his unique, time saving methods to save you countless hours doing energy feasibility studies and associated calculations. You'll learn how to cut through the maze of detail using concise, innovative decision making tools to determine whether you should invest real time and money into developing details of a project under consideration. The fifth edition includes new material covering performance and savings guarantees, providing valuable guidance in evaluating options and making a decision about which guarantee is better for your building, or which ESCO can best deliver on their promises of energy savings. Key topics covered include the walk through audit, lighting, pumps, fans, motors, insulation, fuel switching, heat recovery, HVAC and a summary of energy calculations. Also included is information on thermodynamics which provides a blueprint for controlling energy use in buildings.
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1 - The Walk Through Audit
2 - Simple Thermodynamics
3 - Lighting
4 - Pumps
5 - Fans
6 - High Efficiency Motors
7 - Insulation
8 - Fuel Switching
9 - Heat Recovery
10 - Heating, Ventilating and Air Conditioning
11 - Summary of Calculations
12 - Energy Myths & Magic
13 - Simple Guide to Energy Guarantees
Appendix: Richard’s Retrofit Rules