ABSTRACT

This best-selling handbook is the most comprehensive and practical reference available on energy auditing in buildings and industry. Topics include energy assessment and computer software which will guide you in planning and carrying out a thorough and accurate energy audit of any type of facility, including electrical, mechanical and building systems analysis. Clear, easy-to-follow instructions guide you through accounting procedures, rate of return and life cycle cost analysis. Also covered is information on understanding your utility bill and using that knowledge to trim your energy costs. Loaded with forms, checklists and handy working aids, book is required reading for anyone responsible for conducting or overseeing a facility energy audit.



Completely edited throughout, this latest edition includes a new chapter on investment grade energy audits and also a new chapter on retro-commissioning and energy audits. Revisions include new information on ISO 50001 and the Superior Energy Performance program plus a completely updated chapter on software.

chapter Chapter 1|17 pages

Energy Auditing Basics

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 2|25 pages

Energy Accounting and Analysis

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 3|10 pages

Understanding The Utility Bill

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 4|40 pages

Energy Economics

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 5|27 pages

Survey Instrumentation

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 6|46 pages

The Building Envelope Audit

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 7|45 pages

The Electrical System Audit

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 8|25 pages

The Heating, Ventilation, and Air-conditioning Audit

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 9|11 pages

Upgrading HVAC Systems For Energy Efficiency—Verification of System Performance

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 10|16 pages

The Physical Plant Audit

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 11|10 pages

Central Plant Retrofit Considerations *

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 12|26 pages

Maintenance and Energy Audits

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 13|21 pages

Self-evaluation Checklists

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 14|9 pages

In Transition from Energy Audits to Industrial Assessments

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 15|53 pages

A Compendium Of Handy Working Aids

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 16|60 pages

Computer Software for Energy Audits

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger

chapter Chapter 17|12 pages

Retro-commissioning

ByJim Brown

chapter Chapter 18|11 pages

Investment Grade Energy Audits

ByAlbert Thumann, Terry Niehus, William J. Younger