Energy-Efficient Building Systems: Green Strategies for Operation and Maintenance

Hardcover | December 11, 2006

byLal Jayamaha

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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
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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 p...

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    Proven Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Energy Consumption in Commercial StructuresProperty 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, thi...

    Lal Jayamahais a mechanical engineer and the director of the PREMAS Energy Centre, in Singapore. He has more than 15 years of industrial and academic experience in energy efficiency. He has been the team leader for energy audits and energy retrofit projects involving office buildings, retail malls, institution buildings, hotels, hospit...

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    Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 9.1 × 6.1 × 1.05 inPublished:December 11, 2006Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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    ISBN - 10:0071482822

    ISBN - 13:9780071482820

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    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