Energy, Management, Principles - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080280363, 9781483101569

Energy, Management, Principles

1st Edition

Applications, Benefits, Savings

Authors: Craig B. Smith Kelly Parmenter
eBook ISBN: 9781483101569
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1981
Page Count: 516
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Energy Management Principles: Applications Benefits Savings discusses the general principles and methods of energy management. The book is comprised of 15 chapters that tackle fundamentals, methodologies, and case histories of energy savings. Chapters 1 and 2 discuss the background of world energy situation. The third chapter covers the general principles of energy management. Chapters 4 and 5 tackle the organization of an energy management program. Chapter 6 examines energy efficiency, and the following chapters deal with the engineering aspects of energy management. Chapters 11 and 12 cover the supplementary analytical techniques, while Chapter 13 deals with assessment and planning. Chapter 14 discusses energy management in future cities, and Chapter 15 presents the synopsis of the book. The book will be of great use to individuals who seek to understand the general principles and methods of energy management.

Table of Contents

List of Figures

List of Tables


Preface and Acknowledgments

Chapter 1 Introduction

Chapter 2 Perspective on World Energy Utilization

Chapter 3 General Principles of Energy Management

Chapter 4 Planning for Energy Management

Chapter 5 Building and Site Energy Audits

Chapter 6 Energy Efficiency Analyses

Chapter 7 Management of Heating and Cooling

Chapter 8 Electrical Load and Lighting Management

Chapter 9 Management of Process Energy

Chapter 10 Integrated Building Systems

Chapter 11 Use of Computers for Energy Management

Chapter 12 The Economics of Efficient Energy Use

Chapter 13 Assessment and Planning

Chapter 14 Energy Management in Cities of the Future

Chapter 15 Synopsis


A Abbreviations, Symbols, and Their Units

B Units and Conversion Factors

C Power and Energy Measurement Techniques

D Energy Management Data


About the Author


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About the Author

Craig B. Smith

Dr. Smith has over 40 years of experience in engineering and construction. He served as co-chair on three international conferences on energy use management and has published over 100 technical papers and articles. In addition, he is the author, editor, or co-author of a number of books. Efficient Electricity Use, (2nd Ed.) Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, 1977, was named “outstanding academic book of the year” by the American Library Association’s Choice magazine; it was followed by Energy Management Principles, Pergamon Press, Oxford, England, 1981; How the Great Pyramid Was Built, Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, D.C., 2004, and Extreme Waves, Joseph Henry Press, Washington D.C., 2006. In addition, he has contributed several chapters to the CRC energy handbook, Economics of Solar Energy and Conservation Systems, 1980, and then subsequent editions of this book in 1997 (now titled The Handbook of Energy Efficiency), the next edition of the CRC Handbook of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Taylor and Francis, London, 2007, and the latest version, due out in fall 2015. He has a B.S in electrical engineering from Stanford University and a M.S and Ph.D. in engineering from UCLA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ph.D., P.E. (ret.), Principal, Dockside Consultants Inc, California, USA

Kelly Parmenter

Dr. Parmenter has over 20 years’ experience in the energy sector as an energy consultant and project manager. She is currently a Principal Project Manager for Applied Energy Group’s Program Evaluation and Load Analysis practice area where she manages program evaluations for utility clients, including analyzing savings for energy efficiency and demand response projects. Previously, she led the Engineering Services team, providing energy audits at commercial and industrial facilities and delivering a wide range of technical support to utility clients. Throughout her energy career she has carried out numerous projects that involve identifying, assessing, and furthering the development of emerging technologies and solutions to improve energy efficiency and reduce adverse environmental impacts. Dr. Parmenter is a Certified Energy Manager and holds B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has authored over 100 energy-related reports and articles for various clients on numerous subjects.

Affiliations and Expertise

Ph.D., C.E.M, Principal Project Manager, Applied Energy Group, Inc, California, USA

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