Energy Systems Analysis and Management

Energy Systems Analysis and Management

SMACNA

Description

This timely document provides an overview of a variety of energy-related business opportunities for commercial, residential, and institutional buildings. Presents contractors, building owners and operators, facility managers, and system designers with the tools needed to evaluate an existing facility for energy savings potential.

Addresses both new construction and retrofits. Includes energy conservation management, the energy audit and energy estimating procedures. HVAC system maintenance and indoor air quality, energy management maintenance and monitoring, energy recovery systems and energy recovery system investment analysis.

Details

Topic
Technical Manuals, Indoor Air Quality, Energy-Environment
Media Type
Book
Publication Year
2014
Page Count
234
Edition
Second

Table of Contents

Halftitle page
Sec1i1
Title page
Sec1i1
Copyright page
Sec1ii1
FOREWORD
Sec1iii1
ENERGY SYSTEMS ANALYSIS AND MANAGEMENT TASK FORCE
Sec1iv1
NOTICE TO USERS OF THIS PUBLICATION
Sec1v1
TABLE OF CONTENTS
Sec1vii1
CHAPTER 1 ENERGY CONSERVATION MANAGEMENT
Sec2xv1
1.1 ENERGY USE INFLUENCE FACTORS
1.1
1.2 BUILDING ENVELOPE
1.1
1.3 HUMAN COMFORT NEEDS
1.4
1.4 ENERGY MANAGEMENT (OPERATION)
1.4
1.5 INITIAL COST VERSUS OPERATING COSTS
1.5
1.6 EVALUATION
1.5
1.7 EXISTING BUILDINGS
1.6
1.8 ENERGY CONSERVATION CHECKLIST
1.7
1.9 SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS
1.8
1.10 STRUCTURE MODIFICATIONS
1.8
1.11 NEW BUILDINGS
1.9
1.12 THE DESIGN PROCESS
1.9
1.13 ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN
1.9
1.14 HVAC SYSTEM EVALUATION
1.10
CHAPTER 2 AIR SYSTEMS
1.11
2.1 AIR SYSTEM CLASSIFICATIONS
2.1
2.2 AIR SYSTEM BENEFITS
2.1
2.3 AIR SYSTEM DESIGN BASICS
2.1
2.4 DUCT SYSTEM AIRFLOW
2.2
2.5 TYPES OF AIR SYSTEMS
2.3
2.6 HVAC SYSTEM AND BUILDING TYPE
2.9
2.7 ENERGY SAVING OPPORTUNITES
2.10
CHAPTER 3 DOMESTIC WATER SYSTEMS
2.13
3.1 ENERGY ANALYSIS
3.1
3.2 REDUCED WATER TEMPERATURES
3.2
3.3 HOT WATER USAGE
3.2
3.4 SYSTEM THERMAL LOSSES
3.2
3.5 SOLAR DOMESTIC HOT WATER SYSTEMS
3.4
CHAPTER 4 ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS
3.5
4.1 LIGHTING
4.1
4.2 POWER
4.6
4.3 ELECTRICAL EQUIPMENT
4.8
CHAPTER 5 HVAC SYSTEM MAINTENANCE AND IAQ
4.13
5.1 INDOOR AIR QUALITY (IAQ)
5.1
5.2 MAINTENANCE
5.2
CHAPTER 6 THE ENERGY AUDIT
5.7
6.1 OBTAINING INITIAL COOPERATION
6.1
6.2 ESTABLISHING AN ENERGY CONSERVATION GOAL
6.1
6.3 THE BUILDING SURVEY
6.2
6.4 THE DATABASE
6.5
6.5 USING THE AUDIT DATA
6.7
CHAPTER 7 ENERGY MANAGEMENT MAINTENANCE AND MONITORING
6.13
7.1 ENERGY CONSERVATION MONITORING
7.1
7.2 VERIFICATION PROCEDURES
7.1
CHAPTER 8 ENERGY ESTIMATING PROCEDURES
7.3
8.1 ENERGY ESTIMATING
8.1
8.2 ANALYSIS OF ENERGY CONSERVATION EXAMPLE
8.6
CHAPTER 9 ECONOMICS OF ENERGY REDUCTION PROJECTS
8.9
9.1 GENERAL
9.1
9.2 COMPUTING FUEL SAVINGS
9.2
9.3 MAKING A SIMPLE CAPITAL INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
9.7
9.4 LIFE-CYCLE COSTING
9.10
CHAPTER 10 CFC REFRIGERANT REGULATION
9.13
10.1 BACKGROUND
10.1
10.2 CONCLUSIONS
10.4
CHAPTER 11 ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEMS
10.5
11.1 COMFORT-TO-COMFORT
11.1
11.2 PROCESS-TO-COMFORT
11.2
11.3 PROCESS-TO-PROCESS
11.2
11.4 ENERGY RECOVERY EQUIPMENT IN GENERAL
11.3
11.5 EXCHANGER CONFIGURATIONS AND DESIGN
11.4
11.6 TYPES OF EXCHANGERS
11.5
11.7 EXCHANGER CHARACTERISTICS
11.19
11.8 EXCHANGER RATINGS AND STANDARDS
11.20
11.9 MECHANICS OF HEAT FLOW
11.22
11.10 EFFECTIVENESS
11.23
11.11 EXCHANGER CAPACITY REDUCTION
11.23
11.12 THERMAL TRANSFER FLUIDS
11.24
11.13 HEAT TRANSFER MEDIA EVALUATION
11.25
11.14 EQUIPMENT DESIGN
11.25
CHAPTER 12 EVAPORATIVE AIR COOLERS
11.29
12.1 DIRECT EVAPORATIVE COOLING
12.1
12.2 INDIRECT EVAPORATIVE COOLING
12.1
12.3 INDIRECT/DIRECT EVAPORATIVE COOLING SYSTEMS
12.3
CHAPTER 13 ALTERNATIVE ENERGY SYSTEMS
12.7
13.1 SOLAR ENERGY SYSTEMS
13.1
13.2 HYBRID SYSTEMS
13.4
13.3 THERMAL STORAGE SYSTEMS
13.4
13.4 GEOTHERMAL
13.6
CHAPTER 14 HYDRONIC RECOVERY SYSTEMS
13.7
14.1 TWO-PIPE ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEMS
14.1
14.2 CONDENSATE HEAT RECOVERY
14.1
14.3 WASTE WATER HEAT RECOVERY
14.2
14.4 COGENERATION SYSTEMS
14.2
CHAPTER 15 INVESTMENT ANALYSIS – ENERGY RECOVERY
14.7
15.1 PARTIAL METHODS OF EVALUATION ENERGY RECOVERY SYSTEM INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
15.1
15.2 COMPREHENSIVE METHODS FOR EVALUATING INVESTMENT ALTERNATIVES
15.4
15.3 SPECIAL FACTORS TO CONSIDER IN INVESTMENT ANALYSIS
15.10
15.4 APPLICATION OF EVALUATION METHODS TO DIFFERENT KINDS OF DECISIONS
15.13
15.5 SUMMARY
15.15
CHAPTER 16 ENERGY CONSERVATION MEASURES
15.21
16.1 INTRODUCTION
16.1
16.2 OPERATIONAL MEASURES
16.1
16.3 ENERGY CONSERVATION CHECKLIST
16.1
16.4 SYSTEM MODIFICATIONS
16.2
16.5 STRUCTURE MODIFICATIONS
16.3
16.6 ENERGY EFFICIENT DESIGN
16.3
CHAPTER 17 LEGACY SYSTEMS
16.5
17.1 LEGACY AIR SYSTEMS
17.1
17.2 LEGACY HYDRONIC RECOVERY SYSTEMS
17.3
CHAPTER 18 FUNDAMENTALS OF ENERGY TRANSFER
17.7
18.1 HEAT FLOW
18.1
18.2 PSYCHROMETRIC CHARTS
18.6
18.3 USE OF THE PSYCHROMETRIC CHART
18.7
18.4 AIR MIXTURE CONDITION CHANGES
18.12
18.5 OTHER CHARTS
18.21