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Introduction to Industrial Energy Efficiency
Author : Patrik Thollander,Magnus Karlsson,Patrik Rohdin,Johan Wollin,Jakob Rosenqvist
Publisher : Academic Press
Release Date : 2020-01-29
ISBN 10 : 0128172487
Pages : 380 pages
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Introduction to Industrial Energy Efficiency: Energy Auditing, Energy Management, and Policy Issues offers a systemic overview of all key-aspects involved in improving industrial energy efficiency in various industry sectors. It is organized in three parts, each dealing with a particular perspective needed to form a complete view of related issues. Sections focus on energy auditing and improved energy efficiency of companies from a predominantly technical perspective, shed light on energy management and factors that hinder or drive the adoption of energy efficiency practices in the manufacturing industry, and explore energy efficiency policy instruments and how they are designed, implemented and evaluated. Practicing engineers in the field of energy efficiency, engineering and energy researchers coming into the field, and graduate students will find this book to be an invaluable reference on the fundamental knowledge they need to get started in this area. Provides, in one volume, a comprehensive overview of energy systems efficiency and management that is applied to various industrial processes Explores operational measures for improvement, including case studies from varying countries and sectors Discusses the barriers to, and driving forces for, improving energy efficiency in industrial settings, including technical, behavioral, organizational and policy aspects

Industrial Energy Efficiency
Author : N.A
Publisher : DIANE Publishing
Release Date : 1993
ISBN 10 : 1422349470
Pages : 141 pages
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Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management
Author : Zoran Morvay,Dušan Gvozdenac
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2008-10-13
ISBN 10 : 0470714387
Pages : 456 pages
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Industrial energy systems channel fuels and power into a variety of energy types such as steam, direct heat, hot fluids and gases, and shaft power for compressors, fans, pumps, and other machine-driven equipment. All of these processes impact the environment and are impacted by external energy and environmental policies and regulations. Therefore many environmental management issues are closely related to energy use and efficiency. Applied Industrial Energy and Environmental Management provides a comprehensive and application oriented approach to the technical and managerial challenges of efficient energy performance in industrial plants. Written by leading practitioners in the field with extensive experience of working with development banks, international aid organizations, and multinational companies, the authors are able to offer real case studies as a basis to their method. The book is divided into three main parts: Part one describes Energy and Environmental Management Systems (EEMS) in current use and management techniques for energy and environmental performance improvement. Part two focuses on the engineering aspects of industrial energy management, describing main industrial energy systems and how to analyse and improve their energy performance. Part three is the TOOLBOX on an accompanying website, which contains data, analytical methods and questionnaires as well as software programs, to support the practical application of the methods elaborated on in the first two parts of the book. This book will be a valuable resource to practising energy and environmental management engineers, plant managers and consultants in the energy and manufacturing industries. It will also be of interest to graduate engineering and science students taking courses in industrial energy and environmental management

Improving Energy Efficiency in Industrial Energy Systems
Author : Patrik Thollander,Jenny Palm
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2012-08-10
ISBN 10 : 1447141628
Pages : 156 pages
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Industrial energy efficiency is one of the most important means of reducing the threat of increased global warming. Research however states that despite the existence of numerous technical energy efficiency measures, its deployment is hindered by the existence of various barriers to energy efficiency. The complexity of increasing energy efficiency in manufacturing industry calls for an interdisciplinary approach to the issue. Improving energy efficiency in industrial energy systems applies an interdisciplinary perspective in examining energy efficiency in industrial energy systems, and discusses how “cross-pollinating” perspectives and theories from the social and engineering sciences can enhance our understanding of barriers, energy audits, energy management, policies, and programmes as they pertain to improved energy efficiency in industry. Apart from classical technical approaches from engineering sciences, Improving energy efficiency in industrial energy systems couples a sociotechnical perspective to increased energy efficiency in industry, showing that industrial energy efficiency can be expected to be shaped by social and commercial processes and built on knowledge, routines, institutions, and methods established in networks. The book can be read by researchers and policy-makers, as well as scholars and practicians in the field. “This book is extremely valuable for anyone who is designing or executing energy efficiency policies, schemes or projects aiming at SMEs. Both authors deserve the highest respect, and the combination of their expertise makes the results truly unique.” - Daniel Lundqvist, programme manager at the Swedish energy agency “For anyone interested in improving energy efficiency in industry, this is a must-read. The book combines tools from social science and engineering to discuss the state of art today as well as possible development path tomorrow. This is a compelling book that I find useful both in my teaching and my research.” - Kajsa Ellegård, Professor at Linköping University, Sweden "The book Improving energy efficiency in industrial energy systems is a novel approach on how improved levels of energy efficiency can be reached in industrial energy systems by merging engineering with social sciences. It is with delight that I can recommend their book to anyone interested in the field.”- Mats Söderström, Director Energy Systems Programme, Linköping University, Sweden

Energy Efficient Manufacturing
Author : John W. Sutherland,David A. Dornfeld,Barbara S. Linke
Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Release Date : 2018-07-04
ISBN 10 : 1119519810
Pages : 400 pages
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Over the last several years, manufacturers have expressed increasing interest in reducing their energy consumption and have begun to search for opportunities to reduce their energy usage. In this book, the authors explore a variety of opportunities to reduce the energy footprint of manufacturing. These opportunities cover the entire spatial scale of the manufacturing enterprise: from unit process-oriented approaches to enterprise-level strategies. Each chapter examines some aspect of this spatial scale, and discusses and describes the opportunities that exist at that level. Case studies demonstrate how the opportunity may be acted on with practical guidance on how to respond to these opportunities.

Energy Efficient Buildings
Author : Eng Hwa Yap
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2017-01-18
ISBN 10 : 9535128752
Pages : 214 pages
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This book discusses energy efficient buildings and the role they play in our efforts to address climate change, energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions by considering buildings and the construction sector's unique position along a critical path to decarbonisation from a multi-perspective and holistic viewpoint. Topics covered in the book range from daylighting, building topology comparison, building envelope design, zero energy homes in hot arid regions, life-cycle considerations and energy efficiency analysis to managing energy demand through equipment selection. Each chapter addresses an important aspect of energy efficient building and serves as a vital building block towards constructing a timely and relevant body of knowledge in energy efficient buildings.

Industrial Energy Conservation
Author : S. C. Bhatia,Puneet Mangla
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 2018
ISBN 10 : 9385059858
Pages : 858 pages
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Improving Energy Efficiency in Industrial Energy Systems
Author : Patrik Thollander,Jenny Palm
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2012-08-10
ISBN 10 : 1447141628
Pages : 156 pages
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Industrial energy efficiency is one of the most important means of reducing the threat of increased global warming. Research however states that despite the existence of numerous technical energy efficiency measures, its deployment is hindered by the existence of various barriers to energy efficiency. The complexity of increasing energy efficiency in manufacturing industry calls for an interdisciplinary approach to the issue. Improving energy efficiency in industrial energy systems applies an interdisciplinary perspective in examining energy efficiency in industrial energy systems, and discusses how “cross-pollinating” perspectives and theories from the social and engineering sciences can enhance our understanding of barriers, energy audits, energy management, policies, and programmes as they pertain to improved energy efficiency in industry. Apart from classical technical approaches from engineering sciences, Improving energy efficiency in industrial energy systems couples a sociotechnical perspective to increased energy efficiency in industry, showing that industrial energy efficiency can be expected to be shaped by social and commercial processes and built on knowledge, routines, institutions, and methods established in networks. The book can be read by researchers and policy-makers, as well as scholars and practicians in the field. “This book is extremely valuable for anyone who is designing or executing energy efficiency policies, schemes or projects aiming at SMEs. Both authors deserve the highest respect, and the combination of their expertise makes the results truly unique.” - Daniel Lundqvist, programme manager at the Swedish energy agency “For anyone interested in improving energy efficiency in industry, this is a must-read. The book combines tools from social science and engineering to discuss the state of art today as well as possible development path tomorrow. This is a compelling book that I find useful both in my teaching and my research.” - Kajsa Ellegård, Professor at Linköping University, Sweden "The book Improving energy efficiency in industrial energy systems is a novel approach on how improved levels of energy efficiency can be reached in industrial energy systems by merging engineering with social sciences. It is with delight that I can recommend their book to anyone interested in the field.”- Mats Söderström, Director Energy Systems Programme, Linköping University, Sweden

Potential for Industrial Energy-Efficiency Improvement in the Long Term
Author : J. de Beer
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2013-06-29
ISBN 10 : 9401727287
Pages : 254 pages
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This book does not give a prediction of what the efficiency will be of the energy use of industrial processes in the future. However, it does give an exploration of limits to the efficiency of current processes and an indication of what might be achieved if new technologies can be developed. At the Department of Science, Technology and Society of Utrecht University research had been done to the opportunities for improvement of the energy efficiency in the short term since the 1980's. This had resulted in a comprehensive database on energy efficient measures. This database and a possible application are described in Chapter 3 of this book. The use of the database induced new research themes around efficiency improvement, e.g. concerning barriers for implementation of measures. It was around 1993 that I did a preliminary study to the potential for efficiency improvement in the long term. Historical analysis had shown us that the short term potential stayed constant over the years. It seemed to be replenished by the introduction of new technologies. This lead to the question whether there are limits to the efficiency, taking into account both thermodynamic considerations and ideas on the development and dissemination of new technologies.

Practical Energy Efficiency Optimization
Author : G. G. Rajan
Publisher : PennWell Books
Release Date : 2006
ISBN 10 : 9781593700515
Pages : 403 pages
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Keeping a power plant running at optimal efficiency makes a significant contribution to a company's bottom line. That means power plant and energy managers at industrial facilities face the difficult tasks of consistently generating power at minimal cost. And with energy costs consuming up to 65% of heavy industry budgets, maintaining efficiency has never been more critical. Practical Energy Efficiency Optimization presents basic information for optimizing power plants. Whether at a major utility, or at an industrial facility, these formulas are proven to increase power plant efficiency. Review exercises and practical case studies provide real-world applications on maintaining optimal efficiency.

Development of the Strategic Plan for Industrial Energy Conservation
Author : United States. Department of Energy. Division of Industrial Energy Conservation
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1979
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 32 pages
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Energy Efficiency Improvements in Smart Grid Components
Author : Moustafa Eissa
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2015-04-22
ISBN 10 : 9535120387
Pages : 350 pages
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This book is intended for academics and engineers who are working in universities, research institutes, utility and industry sectors wishing to enhance their idea and get new information about the energy efficiency developments in smart grid. The readers will gain special experience with deep information and new idea about the energy efficiency topics. This book includes lots of problems and solutions that can easily be understood and integrated into larger projects and researches. The book enables some studies about monitoring, management and measures related to smart grid components, Energy Efficiency Improvements in smart grid components and new intelligent Control strategies for Distributed energy resources, boosting PV systems, electrical vehicles, etc. It included optimization concepts for power system, promoting value propositions; protection in power system, etc. The book also has some recent developments in solar cell technologies, LEDs and non thermal plasma technology. As I enjoyed preparing this book I am sure that it will be very valuable for large sector of readers.

Energy Efficiency in Process Technology
Author : P.A. Pilavachi
Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
Release Date : 2012-12-06
ISBN 10 : 9401114544
Pages : 1280 pages
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Since 1975 the Commission has been stimulating R & D work aimed at energy saving. The conference objective was to provide an international forum for the presentation and discussion of recent R & D relevant to energy efficiency, taking into account environmental aspects, in the energy intensive process industries.

Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings
Author : Umberto Desideri,Francesco Asdrubali
Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
Release Date : 2018-11-12
ISBN 10 : 0128128186
Pages : 858 pages
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Handbook of Energy Efficiency in Buildings: A Life Cycle Approach offers a comprehensive and in-depth coverage of the subject with a further focus on the Life Cycle. The editors, renowned academics, invited a diverse group of researchers to develop original chapters for the book and managed to well integrate all contributions in a consistent volume. Sections cover the role of the building sector on energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, international technical standards, laws and regulations, building energy efficiency and zero energy consumption buildings, the life cycle assessment of buildings, from construction to decommissioning, and other timely topics. The multidisciplinary approach to the subject makes it valuable for researchers and industry based Civil, Construction, and Architectural Engineers. Researchers in related fields as built environment, energy and sustainability at an urban scale will also benefit from the books integrated perspective. Presents a complete and thorough coverage of energy efficiency in buildings Provides an integrated approach to all the different elements that impact energy efficiency Contains coverage of worldwide regulation

Energy Efficiency in the Minerals Industry
Author : Kwame Awuah-Offei
Publisher : Springer
Release Date : 2017-10-31
ISBN 10 : 3319541994
Pages : 333 pages
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This book presents a state-of-the-art analysis of energy efficiency as applied to mining processes. From ground fragmentation to mineral processing and extractive metallurgy, experts discuss the current state of knowledge and the nagging questions that call for further research. It offers an excellent resource for all mine managers and engineers who want to improve energy efficiency to boost both production efficiency and sustainability. It will also benefit graduate students and experienced researchers looking for a comprehensive review of the current state of knowledge concerning energy efficiency in the minerals industry.

Energy-Efficient Industrial Systems: Evaluation and Implementation
Author : Lal Jayamaha
Publisher : McGraw Hill Professional
Release Date : 2016-04-08
ISBN 10 : 125958979X
Pages : 265 pages
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Proven Solutions for Maximizing Energy Efficiency in Today’s Industrial Systems This practical guide features ten self-contained chapters that thoroughly analyze each component in large-scale industrial facilities and lay out best practices for reducing energy consumption and optimizing performance. Designed to help minimize costs and comply with environmental regulations, Energy-Efficient Industrial Systems: Evaluation and Implementation clearly explains the elements of successful energy management programs and offers ready-to-implement strategies and techniques. Real-world case studies throughout illustrate successful projects that have achieved significant energy conservation results. Energy-Efficient Industrial Systems: Evaluation and Implementation covers: · Energy Management · Motors and Drives · Pumping Systems · Fan Systems · Boilers and Steam Systems · Process Cooling Systems · Compressed Air Systems · Heat Recovery Systems · Combined Heat and Power · Financial Analysis

Energy Management Systems
Author : Giridhar Kini
Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
Release Date : 2011-08-01
ISBN 10 : 9533075791
Pages : 290 pages
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This book comprises of 13 chapters and is written by experts from industries, and academics from countries such as USA, Canada, Germany, India, Australia, Spain, Italy, Japan, Slovenia, Malaysia, Mexico, etc. This book covers many important aspects of energy management, forecasting, optimization methods and their applications in selected industrial, residential, generation system. This book also captures important aspects of smart grid and photovoltaic system. Some of the key features of books are as follows: Energy management methodology in industrial plant with a case study; Online energy system optimization modelling; Energy optimization case study; Energy demand analysis and forecast; Energy management in intelligent buildings; PV array energy yield case study of Slovenia;Optimal design of cooling water systems; Supercapacitor design methodology for transportation; Locomotive tractive energy resources management; Smart grid and dynamic power management.

Introduction to Energy Analysis
Author : Kornelis Blok,Evert Nieuwlaar
Publisher : Taylor & Francis
Release Date : 2016-08-25
ISBN 10 : 1317207289
Pages : 310 pages
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The energy supply and demand system is of great importance for society, from economic, social, and ecological viewpoints. The last decade in particular has seen rapid changes in the world of energy systems, and it is therefore now an important area for study, academic research, and professional work. This textbook provides an introduction to energy analysis for those students who want to specialise in this challenging field. In comparison to other textbooks, this book provides a balanced treatment of complete energy systems, covering the demand side, the supply side, and the energy markets that connect these. The emphasis is very much on presenting a range of tools and methodologies that will help students find their way in analysing real world problems in energy systems. Featuring learning objectives, further readings and practical exercises in each chapter, An Introduction to Energy Analysis will be essential reading for upper-level undergraduate and postgraduate students with a background in the natural sciences and egineering. This book may also be useful for professionals dealing with energy issues, as a first introduction into the field.

A Study of Energy Conservation Potential in the Meat Packing Industry
Author : United States. Office of Energy Conservation and Environment
Publisher : N.A
Release Date : 1976
ISBN 10 :
Pages : 277 pages
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Transitions in Energy Efficiency and Demand
Author : Kirsten E.H. Jenkins,Debbie Hopkins
Publisher : Routledge
Release Date : 2018-12-07
ISBN 10 : 135112725X
Pages : 280 pages
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The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.4324/9781351127264, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 4.0 license. Meeting the goals enshrined in the Paris Agreement and limiting global temperature increases to less than 2°C above pre-industrial levels demands rapid reductions in global carbon dioxide emissions. Reducing energy demand has a central role in achieving this goal, but existing policy initiatives have been largely incremental in terms of the technological and behavioural changes they encourage. Against this background, this book develops a sociotechnical approach to the challenge of reducing energy demand and illustrates this with a number of empirical case studies from the United Kingdom. In doing so, it explores the emergence, diffusion and impact of low-energy innovations, including electric vehicles and smart meters. The book has the dual aim of improving the academic understanding of sociotechnical transitions and energy demand and providing practical recommendations for public policy. Combining an impressive range of contributions from key thinkers in the field, this book will be of great interest to energy students, scholars and decision-makers.