With more and more concern being expressed over the Earth's dwindling energy resources as well as rising pollution levels, the subject of energy management and conservation is becoming increasingly important. Over half of all energy consumed is used in buildings so effective management of buildings whether commercial or domestic is vital. This book is a comprehensive text dealing with the theory and practice of the supply of energy to consumers, energy management and auditing and energy saving technology. It will be a core text on courses on energy management and building services, as well as updating professionals in the building sector.Much energy is needlessly wasted in buildings through neglect of electrical services. ... In particular, low energy lighting and the use of variable speed motor drives are discussed. ... It has been shown that in a typical a#39;standarda#39; air conditioned office building in the UK, an average of Ap3.30 per m2 (of floor ... on running fans, pumps and electric lighting than is spent on operating boilers or refrigeration plant.
|Title||:||Energy: Management, Supply and Conservation|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2012-06-25|