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Energy utilization in buildings

Floyd O. Calvert

Energy utilization in buildings

underlying principles for analysis

by Floyd O. Calvert

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Published by University Press of America in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Energy conservation.,
  • Power (Mechanics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementFloyd O. Calvert.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.5.B84 C34
    The Physical Object
    Pagination271 p. :
    Number of Pages271
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4754629M
    ISBN 100819102725
    LC Control Number78100489
    OCLC/WorldCa3892163

      This technology is a good fit for buildings or complexes of buildings (e.g., a campus) where it answers the demand for heat and in addition generates electricity. As a proven energy-efficient technology, CHP increases the primary energy utilization and reduces the greenhouse gas emissions. Is cogeneration a renewable technology? Energy utilization in buildings: underlying principles for analysis. [Floyd O Calvert] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ;.

    Department of Energy’s (DOE) Building Technologies Program. The mission of DOE’s Building Technologies Program (BTP) is to develop technologies, techniques, and tools, including building energy codes, for making residential and commercial buildings more energy .   Energy is one of the most important catalysts in wealth generation, economic growth, and social development in all countries. Buildings have a significant share in total energy consumed globally; therefore, they have a profound impact upon the environment. Energy is used in every stage of building life cycle (these stages are choice of locality, architectural design, structural systems and.

    EIA is planning the next Commercial Buildings Energy Consumption Survey (CBECS). The data collection period will begin in April , gathering information for reference year Two notable innovations to the study are in the works. One is the introduction of satellite imagery and GIS tools to build the sampling frame. @article{osti_, title = {Industrial energy management and utilization}, author = {Witte, L C and Schmidt, P S and Brown, D R}, abstractNote = {This book presents a study of the technical, economic and management principles of effective energy use. The authors report on: energy consumption, conservation, and resources. They present an analysis of thermal-fluid systems.


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