The Handbook of Lighting Surveys and Audits

The Handbook of Lighting Surveys and Audits

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Complete with checklists and forms, this step-by-step guide tells everything the facilities management professional needs to know about conducting lighting surveys and audits in a commercial or industrial facility. Lighting audits are required when companies undertake lighting retrofits and related projects in order to improve their lighting systems. The best way to ensure maximum performance of the new systems, maximize return on investment, and prove energy savings (in order to qualify for financial assistance or meet government targets) is to start with a comprehensive lighting audit. Public and private incentives along with recent energy saving advances in lighting technology have motivated companies to turn to energy saving solutions. Written by one of the nation's leading authorities on lighting and the education of lighting professionals, this practical handbook provides the auditor with the solid, useful information needed to accomplish accurate surveys and audits.For this example, if the operation of these fixtures is full-time, then the energy saved per position is: 95 watts/ 1000 x 8760 hours = 832 kilowatt-hours (kWh). The energy cost savings is found by multiplying the energy savings times the average cost per kWh. ... If it takes the lighting management firm an average of 3/ 4 hours per fixture, and their labor rate is $60/hour, then the labor cost is: 0.75 hours/ fixtureanbsp;...

Title:The Handbook of Lighting Surveys and Audits
Author:John L. Fetters
Publisher:CRC Press - 1997-12-29


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