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NCJ Number: 69411 Find in a Library
Title: ENERGY AUDITING AND CONSERVATION - METHODS, MEASUREMENTS, MANAGEMENT, AND CASE STUDIES
Editor(s): Y Y HAIMES
Date Published: 1980
Page Count: 261
Sponsoring Agency: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Cambridge, MA 02139
Sale Source: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dept of Urban Studies and Planning
77 Massachusetts Avenue
Cambridge, MA 02139
United States of America
Type: Report (Study/Research)
Format: Book (Softbound)
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: IMPORTANT TECHNICAL ASPECTS OF ENERGY AUDITING AND CONSERVATION ARE ADDRESSED; THEY INCLUDE STATE AND FEDERAL POLICY IMPACT, IMPLEMENTATION STRATEGIES, USES OF ECONOMIC ANALYSIS, AND SPECIFIC CASE STUDIES.
Abstract: THIS BOOK IS BASED ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY AUDITING AND CONSERVATION, HELD AT CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY (OHIO) IN MARCH 1979. CHAPTERS DISCUSS WAYS FOR MANAGEMENT TO IMPLEMENT ENERGY MACROAUDITS AND MICROAUDITS, MAJOR GRANT PROGRAMS TO PROMOTE ENERGY OCNSERVATION, STATE QUALIFICATION PROGRAMS FOR ENERGY AUDITORS, SYSTEMS ANALYSIS OF ENERGY CONVERSATION AND HEAT RECOVERY IN THE INDUSTRIAL AND COMMERCIAL BUILDING SECTOR, AND METHODS OF ENERGY WASTE MEASUREMENT. USES OF INFRARED THERMOGRAPHY FOR INDUSTRIAL ENERGY CONSERVATION, ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF ENERGY MANAGEMENT, ENERGY ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES, ENERGY AUDITS AND MANAGEMENT, AND UTILITY RATE ECONOMICS ARE ALSO DISCUSSED. A CHAPTER EXAMINES AN ENERGY AUDIT PROGRAM FOR NEW MEXICO'S PUBLIC SCHOOLS. DETAILS OF THE ORIGINAL ENERGY AUDITS AND THE CURRENT AUDITS ARE PROVIDED; CRITICAL INTERFACE BETWEEN FACILITIES INVENTORY PROGRAMS AND ENERGY AUDITS IS DESCRIBED; AND THE IMPACT OF NEW MEXICO'S METHOD OF PAYMENT OF SCHOOL UTILITY BILLS IS PRESENTED. ANOTHER ENERGY MANAGEMENT CASE STUDY DESCRIBES THE RESULTS OF SITE AND BUILDING ENERGY SURVEYS CARRIED OUT FOR THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY. THE BOOK PROVIDES A WORKBOOK RESOURCE FOR EXEMPLIFYING TECHNO-SCIENTIFIC BASES FOR ENERGY AUDITING BY ADDRESSING TECHNICAL AND SCIENTIFIC PROCESS CRITERIA FOR PUBLIC POLICY DECISIONMAKING. CHAPTERS INCLUDE DIAGRAMS, TABULAR DATA, ILLUSTRATIONS, AND FOOTNOTES.
Index Term(s): Audits; Case studies; Consumption rates; Economic analysis; Energy conservation; Federal programs; Grants or contracts; Management; Program implementation; US Department of Energy
Note: BASED ON THE PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ENERGY AUDITING AND CONSERVATION - METHODS, MANAGEMENT, AND CASE STUDIES, HELD MARCH 14-15, 1979, AT CASE INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, CASE WESTERN RESERVE UNIVERSITY, CLEVELAND, OHIO.
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