Energy Audits

July 2008
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2008, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p28
The article presents the experiences of the authors regarding energy conservation and auditing various types of facilities. It cites on the value engineering facilities including electrical and mechanical maintenance in an hospitality industry. It further stresses that facility manager must be aware of the energy consumption in the facility. Moreover, it states that personnel who is in charge should be able to commit several hours to improving energy conservation for a typical facility.


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