Saturday, February 7, 2009

Book: Handbook of Energy Audits / 7th Edition / 2008

HANDBOOK OF ENERGY AUDITS / 7th Edition / Albert Thumann, P.E., C.E.M. and William J. Younger, C.E.M.
Lilburn, GA : Fairmont Press / 2008 / ISBN: 0-88173-577-9 / 6 x 9 / 462 pp. / Illus. / Hardcover / $110.00

Newly revised and edited, this best-selling handbook is the most comprehensive and practical reference available on energy auditing in buildings and industry. Updated with new chapters on energy assessment and computer software, this book includes detailed analysis of the latest technologies and software available to optimize the audit process. You'll find all the information necessary to plan and carry 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. A full chapter is devoted to understanding your utility bill, and using that knowledge to trim your energy costs. Loaded with forms, checklists and handy working aids, this book is must reading for anyone responsible for conducting or overseeing a facility energy audit.

Contents

1 – Energy Auditing Basics
2 – Energy Accounting and Analysis
3 – Understanding the Utility Bill
4 – Energy Economics
5 – Survey Instrumentation
6 – The Building Envelope
7 – The Electrical System Audit
8 – The Heating, Ventilating & Air Conditioning Audit
9 – Upgrading HVAC Systems for Energy Efficiency
10 – The Physical Plant Audit
11 – Central Plant Retrofit Considerations
12 – Maintenance & Energy Audits
13 – Self-Evaluation Checklists
14 – In Transition from Energy Audits to Industrial Assessments
15 – A Compendium of Handy Working Aids
16 – Computer Software for Energy Audits
17 – World Class Energy Assessments
Software Directory, Glossary, Index

Source

Google Book / Handbook of Energy Audits / 6th Edition / 2003

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