Energy Management Principles

Energy Management Principles

Applications, Benefits, Savings

2nd Edition - November 6, 2015

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  • Authors: Craig B. Smith, Kelly Parmenter
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128025062
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128026441

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Energy Management Principles: Applications, Benefits, Savings, Second Edition is a comprehensive guide to the fundamental principles and systematic processes of maintaining and improving energy efficiency and reducing waste. Fully revised and updated with analysis of world energy utilization, incentives and utility rates, and new content highlighting how energy efficiency can be achieved through 1 of 16 outlined principles and programs, the book presents cost effective analysis, case studies, global examples, and guidance on building and site auditing. This fully revised edition provides a theoretical basis for conservation, as well as the avenues for its application, and by doing so, outlines the potential for cost reductions through an analysis of inefficiencies.

Key Features

  • Provides extensive coverage of all major fundamental energy management principles
  • Applies general principles to all major components of energy use, such as HVAC, electrical end use and lighting, and transportation
  • Describes how to initiate an energy management program for a building, a process, a farm or an industrial facility


Practicing engineers, energy managers, industry professionals, decision makers, managers, consultants, policy makers, planners

Table of Contents

    • Dedication
    • List of Figures
    • List of Tables
    • Foreword to the First Edition
    • Preface
    • Acknowledgments
    • Chapter 1. Introduction
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • Responding to a Crisis
      • Purpose of this Book
      • Defining Energy Management
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 2. Catalysts for Energy Management
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • Growing Demand for Energy
      • Supply Constraints
      • Environmental Impacts
      • Policy and Regulatory Matters
      • Energy Costs
      • Benefits of Energy Management
      • A Look Back
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 3. General Principles of Energy Management
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • Approaches
      • General Principles
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 4. Planning For Energy Management
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • Initiation and Planning Phase
      • Audit and Analysis Phase
      • Implementation and Continuous Assessment Phase
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 5. Understanding Utility Rates and Programs
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • Electricity Rates
      • Energy Management Opportunities for Electricity Charges
      • Natural Gas Rates
      • Coal and Fuel Oil Rates
      • Energy Management Opportunities for Other Fuels
      • Utility Programs
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 6. Building and Site Energy Audits
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • General Methodology
      • Site Audits
      • Building Audits
      • Varying Levels of Audits
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 7. Energy Analysis
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • Measures of Efficiency
      • Factors Contributing to Inefficiency
      • Appropriate Baseline Conditions
      • Estimating Savings
      • Electric Load Analysis
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 8. Management of Heating and Cooling
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • General Principles of Energy Management in HVAC Systems
      • The Requirements for Human Comfort and Health
      • Basic Principles Governing HVAC System Operation
      • Analyzing Heating and Cooling Loads in Buildings
      • Codes and Standards
      • Description of Typical Air Distribution Systems
      • Energy Management Opportunities in HVAC Systems
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 9. Lighting Management
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • General Principles of Electrical Energy Management for Lighting
      • Lighting System Design Considerations
      • Lighting Regulations, Codes and Standards
      • Overview of Lamp Types
      • Energy Management Opportunities in Lighting Systems
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 10. Transportation
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • History
      • Recent Trends in Fuel Efficiency
      • Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Vehicles
      • How Vehicle Electrification Can Help
      • Energy Management Opportunities
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 11. Management of Process Energy
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • Scope of This Chapter
      • General Principles for Process Energy Management
      • Process Heat
      • Transformers and Electrical Distribution Systems
      • Electric Motors and Drives
      • Pumps and Fans
      • Refrigeration and Process Cooling
      • Electrolytic Systems
      • Compressed Air
      • Manufacturing Processes
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 12. Integrated Building Systems
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • General Principles of Energy Management in Building Systems
      • Environmental Conformation
      • Building Function
      • Occupancy and Use
      • Passive Design Considerations
      • Building Envelope Design Considerations
      • Integration of Building Systems
      • Peak Demand Control
      • Energy Storage
      • Cogeneration
      • Sustainable Design and Green Buildings
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 13. The Economics of Efficient Energy Use
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • General Considerations
      • Basic Concepts of Energy Studies
      • Examples of Economic Analysis Methods
      • Cost of Money
      • Internal Rate of Return
      • Simplification of Analysis
      • Advanced Economic Analyses
      • Comparison of Methods
      • Effect of Taxes and Escalation
      • Financing Energy Management Projects
      • Conclusions
    • Chapter 14. Implementation and Continuous Assessment
      • Abstract
      • Introduction
      • General Principles for Implementing and Assessing Energy Management Programs
      • Establishing Goals
      • Project Prioritization and Implementation
      • Inform, Train, and Motivate Personnel
      • Measurement, Verification, and Reporting
      • Establish the Basis for an Ongoing Program
      • Conclusions
    • Appendix A. Abbreviations, Symbols, and Units
    • Appendix B. Units and Conversion Factors
      • Introduction
    • Appendix C. Energy Management Data
    • Index

Product details

  • No. of pages: 430
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2015
  • Published: November 6, 2015
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128025062
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128026441

About the Authors

Craig B. Smith

Craig Smith retired as President and Chairman, DMJM H+N, a subsidiary of AECOM Technology Corporation, an international engineering and construction management firm. He began as an assistant professor of engineering at UCLA, where he was also the assistant director of the nuclear energy laboratory. After UCLA, he cofounded ANCO Engineers, Inc., an engineering consulting firm in Los Angeles, later joining AECOM as vice president of Daniel Mann, Johnson, and Mendenhall (DMJM). He subsequently became senior vice president, executive vice president, and COO. In 1999, he became president of Holmes and Narver, Inc. He has been broadly involved in the field of energy and power, responsible for design and construction management, tests, and research on most types of electrical generating facilities.

Affiliations and Expertise

Former President and Chairman, DMJM+H&N, Los Angeles, CA, 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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