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Strategies for energy conservation in small office buildings

Walter H Parken

Strategies for energy conservation in small office buildings

by Walter H Parken

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, National Technical Information Service, distributor in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, VA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Office buildings -- Energy conservation,
  • Office buildings -- Heating and ventilation -- Evaluation

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWalter H. Parken, James Y. Kao, George E. Kelly ; prepared for Office of Buildings Energy Research and Development, Office of Conservation and Renewable Energy, U.S. Department of Energy
    SeriesNBSIR -- 82-2489
    ContributionsKao, James Y, Kelly, George E., 1944-, Center for Building Technology. Building Equipment Division, United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Building Energy Research and Development
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p. in various pagings : ill. ; 28 cm
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14848337M

    Energy Conservation in the Design of Multi-Storey Buildings documents the papers presented at an International Symposium held at The University of Sydney, June , sponsored by The University of Sydney, the International Association for Bridge and Structural Engineering, the Council for Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat, and the Institution of Engineers Australia. Operation and Maintenance in Office Buildings: Defining Baseline Lois M. Gordon and Tudi Haasl, Portland Energy Conservation, Inc. Research indicates that substantial energy-saving opportunities are available through improved O&M prac-tices in commercial office buildings. The first step in taking advantage of these opportunities is to identify.

    tation energy and use of low energy buildings materials. Thus in brief, an energy efficient building balances all aspects of energy use in a building: lighting, space-conditioning and ventilation, by providing an optimised mix of passive solar design strategies, energy-efficient equipments and renewable sources of energy. Use of materials with low. @article{osti_, title = {Energy conservation measures}, author = {Parker, J D}, abstractNote = {The first four of the nineteen papers give a wide overview of the energy scene, with an historical perspective on energy systems. These were followed by papers concentrating on utility growth and load management, conservation in the building and construction industry and in transport, and.

    Canada's building strategy. Energy codes for new buildings, bringing existing buildings into the future, labelling a building's energy use, energy efficiency for appliances and equipment. Financial assistance for commercial and institutional buildings. Energy provides customers with choice and support in managing their energy costs through a portfolio of innovative products and services. A subsidiary of Centrica plc (LSE: CNA), one of the world's leading integrated energy companies, Direct Energy operates in 46 states plus DC and 10 provinces in Canada. To learn more about Direct Energy, please.


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