Energy-Efficient Building Systems: Green Strategies for Operation and Maintenance
ISBN: 0071482822
EAN13: 9780071482820
Language: English
Pages: 288
Dimensions: 1.00" H x 9.00" L x 6.00" W
Weight: 1.00 lbs.
Format: Hardcover

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

Book Overview
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
Editor Reviews
From the Back Cover Proven Strategies and Solutions for Reducing Energy Consumption in Commercial Structures 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. This expert resource takes you 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 you 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 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