Energy Assessments for Industrial Complexes

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This e-book discusses methods that businesses may employ to reduce energy costs related to managing industrial buildings through environmentally sustainable methods. There are several chapters ...
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Windows

Pp. 13-18 (6)

Alexander Spivak, Ashok Kumar and Matthew Franchetti

Abstract

Overall heat loss from the building is a sum of the losses of heat through windows, doors, walls, roof, floors, basements, ventilation systems and infiltration. This chapter specifically discusses heat loss through windows and sustainability techniques that help improve bottom line.

Keywords:

Window, window insulation, window replacement, U-value, R-value, payback period, heat transfer, heat loss, cost of heating, cost of cooling, old window, draft, draft cost, draft cost calculation, heat loss, heat loss across window, type of window, window frame, argon gas effect, when to replace window.

Affiliation:

College of Engineering The University of Toledo Toledo, OH 43606 USA