Energy Assessments for Industrial Complexes

Indexed in: Scopus

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 ...
[view complete introduction]

US $
15

*(Excluding Mailing and Handling)



Garage Doors

Pp. 25-27 (3)

Alexander Spivak, Ashok Kumar and Matthew Franchetti

Abstract

Installation of garage door flaps and other draft prevention methods is generally an inexpensive and easy way to save money. More expensive decisions faced by business owners are insulation of the garage door and interlocking of the door with a heater/air conditioning unit. While former is nearly always good practice, two latter solutions require payback period calculations.

Keywords:

Garage doors, garage door insulation, HVAC, cooling garage, heating garage, flap, insulation, energy consumption, interlocking garage door, heat loss, vinyl flaps, workshop garage, garage operations, garage management, garage door opener, furnace, air conditioner, A/C, garage door flaps, temperature controlled garage.

Affiliation:

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