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    • Energy Management in the 1980's 

      Govindan, T. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Energy management in an industrial plant requires several short-and long-range steps. In the 1970's, steps to improve housekeeping and to make minor modifications to equipment were initiated. The next stage in the improvement ...
    • Energy Management of Chiller Plant for Improved Efficiency and Operation 

      Alexander, D. P.; Rice, L. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      This paper describes a success story on energy management of the chiller plant at Georgia Tech. A multilevel control and optimization method is implemented by using distributed control systems. Substantial energy savings, ...
    • Energy Management Without a Staff 

      Dornbos, D. L. Sr. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      Our area assigned and central engineers are encouraged to design each project with energy efficiency and cost as important objectives. It is their contribution to the process of problem solving, renovation, equipment ...
    • Energy Use and Savings in the Canadian Industrial Sector 

      James, B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1982)
      The changing role of energy as a production input in the industrial sector in Canada is examined. Energy use patterns are reviewed in terms of the energy input types, both purchased and self-produced, the actual energy ...
    • Environment and Energy Management From the Ground Up 

      Hewey, A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2000-04)
      As a twenty-four person food products producer, Essential Foods demonstrates that environmental innovation is not the sole domain of large corporations. Essential Foods approaches energy and environmental management ...
    • Facilities Automation and Energy Management 

      Jen, D. P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      Computerized facilities automation and energy management systems can be used to maintain high levels of facilities operations efficiencies. The monitoring capabilities provides the current equipment and process status, ...
    • Facility Automation Products--Systems--Applications--Trends 

      Bynum, H. D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      This paper reviews the current state of technology as digital systems continue rapid evolution and migration into facility control and automation roles. This digital evolution encompasses control systems, management ...
    • General Purpose Microcomputers in Energy Management 

      Schmidt, P. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      The development of general purpose microcomputers has brought powerful computing capability within the price range of virtually all energy managers, regardless of the size or sophistication of their operations. This paper ...
    • Getting Excited Again Over Energy 

      Gilbert, J. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1987-09)
      Competition is the name of the game for each of you. It really doesn't matter whether you are in a utility, industry, or have a commercial building operation. Today' s competitive forces are straining the intellect ...
    • Harrison Radiator Division's Energy Management, Reporting and Accounting System 

      Goubeaux, R. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      Energy management is essential for obtaining the lowest possible product manufacturing cost. Many systems have been created over the years to manage the energy used in manufacturing. However, for a variety of reasons, ...
    • Integrating Energy Management and Lean Manufacturing 

      Stocki, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-05)
      There is a close relationship between energy efficiency and lean manufacturing. Lean focuses on the continuous elimination of non-value added activities and waste in a manufacturing process. Energy management focuses ...
    • A Manager's Approach to Energy Cost Management 

      Spencer, R. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1985-05)
      A major responsibility of management is the control and containment of operating costs. Energy costs are a major portion of the industrial budget. GM has developed a 3 phase approach to energy conservation. Phase I ...
    • Monitoring and Management of Refinery Energy Consumption 

      Pelham, R. O.; Moriarty, R. D.; Hudgens, P. D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      Since 1972, the U.S. refining industry has made much progress in reducing energy consumption. Lately, falling energy prices have de-emphasized the need to appropriate new capital for additional energy conservation ...
    • Motivation: A Soft Approach to Energy Management 

      Eibes, T. J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      In the last ten years, industrial managers have become aware of the impact that energy problems can have on the effectiveness of their businesses. This has required management to redefine goals, develop competence in new ...
    • The New Energy Management Frontier: The Critical Role of a Systematic Management Approach in Making Technology Improvements Successful 

      Feldman, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2003-05)
      Improvements in technology certainly play a pivotal role in the quest for increased energy efficiency. However, sophisticated industrial energy users are increasingly learning that technology alone cannot drive ...
    • One IBM Plant's Approach to Automated Control System Standards 

      Cilia, J. P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      The trend toward lower cost of new technologies in building automation and energy management in the 80's has forced the controls companies to produce individual microbased Distributed Direct Digital Controls (DDDC) ...
    • Optimizing Steam and Condensate System: A Case Study 

      Venkatesan, V. V.; Merritt, B.; Tully, R. C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-05)
      Optimization of Steam & Condensate systems in any process plant results in substantial reduction in purchased energy cost. During periods of natural gas price hikes, this would benefit the plant in controlling their fuel ...
    • The Role of Analog Instrumentation in Energy Management 

      Moore, J. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      Business publications devoted to the presentation of current events and achievements in the Energy Management marketplace headline many success stories, citing savings achieved by the applications of various Energy Management ...
    • Steam Partnerships: Case Study of Improved Energy Efficiency 

      Calogero, M. V.; Hess, R. E.; Leigh, N. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2002-04)
      Effective energy management involves expertise in three core areas: commodity supply, generation (production) and distribution/utilization. Historically, energy providers have only been partially successful in fulfilling ...
    • Thermography for Preventive Maintenance and Conservation 

      Lopez, T. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1979)
      With fuel prices soaring, more and more companies are looking at energy management as a means to curb energy costs. Let's face it, our energy supply picture is improving but new energy will be expensive. Conservation, ...