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By Albert Thumann

Thoroughly revised and up-to-date, this 10th variation of a bestseller covers either administration and technical suggestions for slashing power expenditures by way of up to forty percent in business amenities. It discusses cogeneration, gasoline disbursed new release applied sciences, steam approach optimization, geothermal warmth pumps, power outsourcing, electrical energy buying techniques, and gear caliber case experiences. It also offers instructions for all times cycle costing, electric procedure optimization, lights and HVAC procedure potency development, mechanical and approach procedure functionality, construction strength loss relief, financing power initiatives, and extra.

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2-7) 46 Plant Engineers and Managers Guide to Energy Conservation Figure 2-4. Uniform series present worth (P/A). Uniform Series Present Worth—(P/A) The P/A factor is used to determine the present amount P that can be paid by equal payments of A (uniform annual payment), at i percent interest, for n years. If A is known, and P is required, then Equation 2-8 is used. P=A P⁄A n 1+i –1 n i 1+i (2-8) n 1+i –1 n i 1+i Figure 2-5. Capital recovery (A/P). (2-9) Energy Economic Decision Making 47 Capital Recovery—A/P The A/P factor is used to determine an annual payment A required to pay off a present amount P, at i percent interest, for n years.

If F is known, and P is to be determined, then Equation 2-4 is used. P = F × 1/(1 +i)n 1 P/F = ——— (1 + i)n (2-4) (2-5) Energy Economic Decision Making 33 Table 2-1. 10% Interest factors. 999 —————————————————————————————————— 34 Plant Engineers and Managers Guide to Energy Conservation Table 2-2. 12% Interest factors. 332 —————————————————————————————————— Energy Economic Decision Making 35 Table 2-3. 15% Interest factors. 666 —————————————————————————————————— 36 Plant Engineers and Managers Guide to Energy Conservation Table 2-4.

1-1989 are to: (a) Set minimum requirements for the energy efficient design of new buildings so that they may be constructed, operated, and maintained in a manner that minimizes the use of energy without constraining the building function or the comfort or productivity of the occupants. (b) Provide criteria for energy efficient design and methods for determining compliance with these criteria. (c) Provide sound guidance for energy efficient design. In addition to recognizing advances in the performance of various components and equipment, the standard encourages innovative energy conserving designs.

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