2 edition of Manual of energy savings in existing buildings and plants. found in the catalog.
Manual of energy savings in existing buildings and plants.
Stephen L. Baron
Written in English
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A second approach, useful for existing buildings, relies on the one-by-one review of major categories of energy use and consideration of the types of efficiency measures and technologies that could be applied to them. Studies taking several different approaches are consistent in finding the potential for large, cost-effective energy savings. 20 Energy Saving Tips for Businesses & Manufacturing Plants. 1. Take Advantage of Off-Peak Periods: First, you have to choose a utility company that offers lower rates during off-peak periods. Then you should schedule the use of energy consuming machinery, and performance of energy-consuming tasks to hold at off-peak periods.
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Practical, easy to use, and heavily illustrated, the Energy Efficiency Manual is designed for everyone interested in energy conservation and environmental protection. Engineers, architects, contractors, and developers use it to design efficient new buildings and plants, and to upgrade existing facilities.
Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Life Cycle Approach offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the subject with a further focus on the Life Cycle. The editors, renowned academics, invited a diverse group of researchers to develop original chapters for the book and managed to well integrate all contributions in a consistent volume.
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