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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Furnaces, Air Conditioners and Dehumidifiers

Pp. 102-115 (14)

Alexander Spivak, Ashok Kumar and Matthew Franchetti

Abstract

Furnaces, air conditioners and dehumidifiers are heavy users of energy. By properly insulating pipes, installing properly sized units, and considering various types of HVAC and dehumidifying devices, it is possible to save significant amounts of money while practicing sustainable business.

Keywords:

Furnace, air conditioner, A/C, dehumidifier, HVAC, cost of heating, cost of cooling, heat cost reduction, heating systems, HVAC system optimization, HVAC decisions, furnace sizing, air conditioner sizing, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, AFUE, retrofitting of existing heating system, retrofitting boiler, air conditioning, oil furnace, gas furnace, electric furnace, propane furnace, wood burning furnace, corn burning furnace.

Affiliation:

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