Energy-Efficient Building Systems Green Strategies for Operation and Maintenance

Energy-Efficient Building Systems
By:Jayamaha, Lal;
Pub Date:December 11th 2006
Format:Hardback 288 pages
ISBN:0071482822 / 9780071482820
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Proven Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Energy Consumption

Property and facility managers can turn to Energy-Efficient Building Systems as a one-stop guide to operating and maintaining commercial building systems at peak efficiency. Designed to help reduce energy costs and meet environmental standards, this state-of-the-art productivity tool contains fully illustrated, real-world examples of successful green building projects that have achieved significant, energy-saving results.

From energy management and auditing, HVAC systems, cooling towers, and pumping systems...to lighting, electrical systems, automation, and building envelope, this expert resource takes readers step by step through procedures for getting optimal performance from every building system. For each system, the book presents the latest methods for improving efficiency...identifying promising new solutions...evaluating their feasibility...and estimating actual savings. Comprehensive and authoritative, Energy-Efficient Building Systems enables building professionals to:

  • Get an in-depth understanding of the principles of each building system
  • Select the most efficient systems for any nonresidential building
  • Maximize energy efficiency with practical strategies and solutions
  • Utilize hands-on methods for evaluating feasibility and estimating savings
  • Review real-world examples of successful green building projects

    Inside This Cost-Saving Energy Guide

    • Energy Management and Energy Auditing • Air-Conditioning and Central Chiller Systems • Boilers and Heating Systems • Pumping Systems • Cooling Towers • Air Handling and Distribution Systems • Lighting Systems • Building Electrical Systems • Building Automation Systems • Building Envelope

  • Table of contents

    Preface

    Abbreviations and Terms Used

    Chapter 1: Energy Management and Energy Auditing

    Chapter 2: Air-Conditioning and Central Chiller Systems

    Chapter 3: Boilers and Heating Systems

    Chapter 4: Pumping Systems

    Chapter 5: Cooling Towers

    Chapter 6: Air Handling and Distribution Systems

    Chapter 7: Lighting Systems

    Chapter 8: Building Electrical Systems

    Chapter 9: Building Automation Systems

    Chapter 10: Building Envelope

    Bibliography

    Appendix A: Reference Data for Boiler Operations

    Appendix B: Enthalpy of Moist Air

    Index


    Backcover

    Author Information

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