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NCJ Number: 66074 Find in a Library
Title: ENERGY MAINTENANCE MANUAL - VOLUME 2
Author(s): ANON
Corporate Author: Hospitality, Lodging and Travel Research Foundation, Inc
United States of America
Date Published: 1979
Page Count: 111
Sponsoring Agency: Hospitality, Lodging and Travel Research Foundation, Inc
San Antonio, TX 78216
Sale Source: Hospitality, Lodging and Travel Research Foundation, Inc
Suite 196W
84 NE Loop 410
San Antonio, TX 78216
United States of America
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: THIS VOLUME OF THE ENERGY MAINTENANCE MANUAL, A TECHNICAL SUPPLEMENT TO AN ENERGY CONSERVATION MANUAL, IS DESIGNED TO HELP HOTEL AND MOTEL STAFF UNDERSTAND ENERGY USAGE, EQUIPMENT, AND PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE.
Abstract: THE MANUALS WERE DEVELOPED BY AN AFFILIATE OF THE AMERICAN HOTEL AND MOTEL ASSOCIATION. DEFINITIONS OF OPERATIONS, SERVICE, RECORDS, AND MAINTENANCE ARE GIVEN IN THIS SECOND VOLUME ALONG WITH SOME GENERAL GUIDELINES FOR COMFORT CONDITIONING SYSTEMS. SPECIFIC MODIFICATIONS IN OPERATIONAL METHODS AND MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES FOR AIR CONDITIONING/HEATING SYSTEMS ARE SUGGESTED ALSO. THE SUGGESTIONS DEAL WITH ENERGY CONSERVATION AND EQUIPMENT INSPECTION IN CENTRAL COOLING PLANTS. RULES TO MAINTAIN COMBUSTION EFFICIENCY ARE LISTED IN A SECTION ON STEAM BOILER SYSTEMS, AS ARE OPERATING AND MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES FOR IMPROVED BURNER-BOILER EFFICIENCY. OTHER TOPICS COVERED ARE DIRTY BOILERS, STEAM TRAPS, GAS-FIRED BURNER OPERATIONS, PILOT LIGHTS, AND WATER TREATMENT. MAINTENANCE, OPERATION, AND ENERGY-CONSERVING PROCEDURES FOR DOMESTIC HOT WATER BOILERS ARE GIVEN. A SECTION ON ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION SYSTEMS COVERS REDUCING ELECTRICAL LOSSES IN TRANSFORMERS, EMPHASIZING EFFICIENT ELECTRIC BULB USAGE. EFFICIENCY RATINGS AND LIFE-CYCLE COSTS OF ELECTRIC MOTORS ARE EXAMINED, AND CONTROLS APPLICABLE TO ALL SYSTEMS ARE DISCUSSED, INCLUDING THERMOSTATS, TIME CLOCKS, BOILER CONTROLS, AND VARIOUS OTHER HEATING AND COOLING CONTROLS. FINALLY, ENERGY CONSERVATION IS APPLIED TO LAUNDRY ROOMS, KITCHEN FACILITIES, AND SWIMMING POOLS. AN APPENDIX DETAILS HOW TO ORGANIZE AND CONDUCT A PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE PROGRAM. FIGURES, CHARTS, AND TABLES ACCOMPANY THE TEXT. SEE ALSO NCJ 66073. (AOP)
Index Term(s): Consumption rates; Electricity; Energy conservation; Energy requirements; Energy resources; Fuels; Heating fuels
Note: A SUPPLEMENT TO THE ENGERGY CONSERVATION MANUAL-VOLUME 1
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