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This comprehensive handbook has become recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager's desk reference, used by thousands of professionals throughout the industry. Newly revised and edited, this eighth edition includes significant updates to energy management controls systems, commissioning, measurement and verification, and high performance green buildings. Also updated are chapters on motors and drives, HVAC systems, lighting, alternative energy systems, building envelope, performance contracting and natural gas purchasing. You'll find coverage of every component of effective energy management, including energy auditing, economic analysis, boilers and steam systems, heat recovery, cogeneration, insulation, thermal storage, indoor air quality, utility rates, energy systems maintenance, and more. Detailed illustrations, charts and other helpful working aids are provided throughout.

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ISBN: 0-88173-707-0
8½ x 11, 839 pp., Illus., Hardcover
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CONTENTS

1 – Introduction
Background • The Value of Energy Management • The Energy Management Profession • Some Suggested Principles of Energy Management

2 – Effective Energy Management
Energy Management Program • Organizational Structure • Energy Policy • Planning • Audit Planning • Educational Planning • Strategic Planning • Reporting • Ownership

3 – Energy Auditing
Energy Auditing Services • Basic Components of an Energy Audit • Specialized Audit Tools • Industrial Audits • Commercial Audits • Residential Audits • Indoor Air Quality

4 – Economic Analysis
Objective • General Characteristics of Capital Investments • Sources of Funds • Tax Considerations • Time Value of Money Concepts • Project Measures of Worth • Special Topics • Summary & Additional Example Applications

5 – Boilers and Fired Systems
Analysis of Boilers & Fired Systems • Key Elements for Maximum Efficiency • Condensing Boilers • Fuel Considerations

6 – Steam and Condensate Systems
Thermal Properties of Steam • Estimating Steam Usage & Its Value • Steam Traps & Their Application • Condensate Recovery

7 – Cogeneration
Cogeneration System Design & Analysis • Computer Programs • U.S. Cogeneration Legislation: PURPA • Evaluating Cogeneration Opportunities: Case Examples

8 – Waste-Heat Recovery
Waste-Heat Survey • Classifying Waste-Heat Quality • Storage of Waste Heat • Quantifying Waste Heat • Matching Waste Heat Source & Sink • Waste-Heat Exchangers • Commercial Options in Waste-Heat-Recovery Equipment • Emerging Technologies for Waste Heat Recovery

9 – Building Envelope
Principles of Envelope Analysis • Metal Elements in Envelope Components • Roofs • Floors • Fenestration • Infiltration • Summarizing Envelope Performance with the Building Load Coefficient • Thermal "Weight" • Envelope Analysis for Existing Buildings • Envelope Analysis for New Buildings • Envelope Standards for New & Existing Construction

10 – HVAC Systems
Surveying Existing Conditions • Human Thermal Comfort • Interactions with HVAC ECO Projects • HVAC System Types • Central Cooling Equipment, Heat Rejection Equipment & Distribution • Impact of Part-Load Operation & Occupancy • HVAC System Electrical Distribution Energy • Humidification Systems • Example HVAC Energy Conservation Opportunities • Reducing System Loads • Estimating HVAC Energy Consumption

11 – Motors, Drives & Electric Energy Management
Power Supply • Effects of Unbalanced Voltages on Performance of Motors • Effect of Performance-General • Motors • Glossary of Frequently Occurring Motor Terms • Power Factor • Special High Efficiency Motor Designs • Electrical Motor Performance at Part Load • Determining Electric Motor Operating Loads • Power Meter • Approximate Motor Load from Slip Measurement • Approximate Motor Load from Amperage Readings • Electric Motor Efficiency • Comparing Motors • Sensitivity of Load to Motor RPM • Efficiency Losses of Drive Loads • Variable Frequency Drives • Motor Power Consumption When Throttling • Theoretical Power Consumption • Motormaster

12 – Energy Management Control Systems
Energy Management Control Systems • Networks • Hardware • Software • EMCS Design Considerations • Equipment Connected to EMCS • Control Strategies • Specification for EMCS • Procurement • Commissioning EMCS

13 – Lighting
Lighting Fundamentals • Process to Improve Lighting Efficiency • Maintenance • Emerging Technology • Special Considerations • Daylighting • Common Retrofits

14 – Energy Systems Maintenance
Developing the Maintenance Program • Why Perform Energy, Facility & Process Systems Maintenance? • Developing & Implementing a Preventive Maintenance Plan

15 – Industrial Insulation
Fundamentals of Thermal Insulation Design Theory • Insulation Materials • Insulation Selection • Insulation Thickness Determination • Insulation Economics

16 – Use of Alternative Energy
Solar Energy • Wind Energy • Biomass Energy • Emerging Technologies

17 – Indoor Air Quality
Introduction: Why IAQ Is Important to CEMs • IAQ Fundamentals • The Energy Management / IAQ Balance • Summary & Conclusions • Topics for Additional Study

18 – Electric & Gas Utility Rates for Commercial & Industrial Consumers
Utility Costs • Rate Structures • Innovative Rate Type • Calculation of a Monthly Bill • Conducting a Load Study • Effects of Deregulation on Customer Rates

19 – Thermal Energy Storage
Storage Systems • Storage Mediums • System Capacity • Economic Summary

20 – Codes, Standards and Legislation
The American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009 • The Energy Independence & Security Act of 2007 • The Energy Policy Act of 2005 • The Energy Policy Act of 1992 • National Energy Conservation Policy Act of 1978 • ISO 50001 Energy Management Standard • Codes & Standards • Measurement & Verification

21 – Natural Gas Purchasing
Preface • Natural Gas as a Fuel • Buying Natural Gas • New Frontiers for the Gas Industry

22 – Control Systems
Why Automate Control? • Why Optimization? • Technology Classifications • Control Modes • Input/Output Devices • Valves & Dampers • Instrument Accuracy, Repeatability & Drift • Basic Control Block Diagrams • Key Fundamentals of Successfully Applied Automatic Controls • Expected Life of Control Equipment • Control Applications for Saving Energy • Basic Energy-Saving Control Applications • Advanced Energy-Saving Control Applications • Facilities Operations Control Applications • Control System Application Pitfalls to Avoid • Costs & Benefits of Automatic Control • Estimating Savings from Applied Automatic Control

23 – Sustainability & High Performance Green Buildings
Sustainability Concepts • Historican Review • LEED™ • Energy Star® Portfolio Manager • ASHRAE Green Guide • ASHRAE Advanced Energy Design Guides / AEDG • ASHRAE Standard 189.1-2009 for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings • The Green Building Initiative & Green Globes • Greenhouse Gases (GHG)

24 – Electric Deregulation
An Historical Perspective of the Electric Power Industry • The Transmission System & FERC's Role in Promoting Competition in Wholesale Power • Stranded Costs • Status of State Electric Industry Restructuring Activity • Trading Energy: Marketers & Brokers • The Impact of Retail Wheeling • The Ten-Step Program to Successful Utility Deregulation • Pricing Options for Electric Supply • Aggregation • In-House vs. Outsourcing Energy Services

25 – Financing and Performance Contracting
Financial Arrangements: A Simple Example • Financial Arrangements: Details & Terminology • Applying Financial Arrangements: A Case Study • "Pros" & "Cons" of Each Financial Arrangement • Other Considerations for Performance Contracting • Host & ESCO Strategies: Both Sides of the Story

26 – Commissioning
Commissioning for Energy Management • Commissioning Definitions •Commissioning Measures • Commissioning New Buildings for Energy Management • Commissioning Process in Existing Buildings • Ensuring Optimum Building Performance

27 – Measurement & Verification of Energy Savings
History of M&V • Performance Contracts • Overview of Measurement & Verification Methods • M&V Methods: Existing Buildings • Cost/Benefit of M&V • System Considerations in Applying M&V

Appendices, Index

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