Building for the 21st Century: Energy and the Environment

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Details technologies and new tools to improve the efficiency of buildings and industrial plants. Emphasis is placed on changes in the energy marketplace as a result of global warming policy initiatives and a deregulated environment. Softcover.

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This comprehensive reference book details technologies and new tools to improve the efficiency of buildings and industrial plants. Emphasis is placed on changes in the energy marketplace as a result of global warming policy initiatives and a deregulated environment. Case studies illustrate energy cost reduction programs. Subjects covered including new lighting technologies, improving the performance of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, continuous process improvement and power quality, load shaping and new electrical technologies.

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This book represents the contributions of the authors who have presented their work at the World Energy Engineering Congress (WEEC) and the companion GeoExchange Conference & Expo, Plant & Facilities Expo, Environmental Technology Expo, OSHA Compliance Expo, Strategic Gas Forum and the Energy Service and Power Marketing Center. The World Energy Engineering Congress recognizes the contributions of the Association of Energy Engineers, the presenters and the more than 8,00 members.

This comprehensive reference book details technologies and new tools to improve the efficiency of buildings and industrial plants. Emphasis is placed on changes in the energy marketplace as a result of global warming policy initiatives and a deregulated environment. Case studies illustrate energy cost reduction programs. Subjects covered including new lighting technologies, improving the performance of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems, continuous process improvement and power quality, load shaping and new electrical technologies.

Another accomplishment of the WEEC is in bringing together delegates from around the world to share their experience and form new business partnerships.

We congratulate our cosponsors and event sponsors:

  • The Geothermal Heat Pump Consortium
  • The International Ground Source Heat Pump Association
  • The Alliance to Save Energy
  • National Association of State Energy Officials
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Department of Energy: Federal Energy Management Programs
  • U.S. Department of Energy: Office of Budget and Planning and Customer Service
  • U.S. Department of Energy: Office of National Programs
  • U.S. General Services Administration
  • National Association of Energy Service Companies
  • The Power Marketing Association
  • American Society of Industrial Security
  • Association of Water Technologies, Inc.
  • Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology
  • National Fire Protection Association
  • National Registry of Environmental Professionals
  • National Roofing Contractors Association
  • US EPA Region IV Headquarters
  • US EPA Technology Innovation Office
  • Voluntary Protection Programs

- for supporting the WEEC and the companion programs and playing a major role in fostering information transfer.

The sharing of information is critical for our industry to develop to its potential. We are proud to have played a major role in sponsoring this important program.

Albert Thurman
Executive Director
Association of Energy Engineers

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