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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Alexander Spivak, Ashok Kumar and Matthew Franchetti


The decision to change appliances is typically made when an appliance is no longer functioning properly, but this chapter challenges that approach. Immediately replacing some appliances may be a sound financial and ecological decision. In addition, we discuss the selection of Energy Star® appliances.


Appliances, appliance energy consumption, energy star, appliance replacement decisions, fridge, refrigerator, stove, washer, dryer, washer/dryer combo, stackable, stackable washer/dryer, dishwasher, closes washer, range, selfcleaning range, cost of appliance, life of appliance, smart appliance, smart grid.


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