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    • Coil Condensation Detection For Humidity Control 

      Kaneb, Charles Peckitt (2014-05-12)
      Conditioning the air inside a building requires controlling both primary components of its enthalpy: temperature and humidity. Temperature sensors used in buildings are sufficiently reliable, durable, accurate, and precise ...
    • Continuous Commissioning Based on the European Energy Performance of Buildings Directive and Intelligent Monitoring 

      Schmidt, F.; Neumann, C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2008-10)
      The Save Project BuildingEQ “Tools and methods for linking EPBD and continuous commissioning” develops technologies to derive baselines from the information collected during the energy assessment process and rules which ...
    • Continuous Commissioning of a LEED-EB Gold Certified Office Building 

      McCown, P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-11)
      A 320,000 square foot Class A high-rise office building in Nashville, TN achieved LEED-EB Gold Certification. LEED-EB version 2.0 was utilized, which requires Retro-Commissioning (RCx) as a prerequisite for certification. ...
    • Continuous Commissioning of Commercial Kitchen and Dining Facilities - Case Study 

      Chen, Q.; Deng, S.; Li, H.; Xu, C. (Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu)Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2007)
      Commercial kitchens usually require a large amount of ventilation air and high ventilation rates. Today's typical kitchens and dining facilities are often equipped with Make-up Air Fans (MAF) or dedicated Make-up Air Units ...
    • Continuous Commissioning® and Energy Management Control Strategies at Alamo Community College District 

      Martinez, J.; Verdict, M.; Baltazar, J.C. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2008-12)
      This paper presents an overview of energy savings through the optimization of facility Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) systems for the college campuses of the Alamo Community College District. This ...
    • Continuous Commissioning® of the Austin City Hall 

      Yagua, C.; Zhou, J.; Wei, G.; Deng, S.; Turner, D.; Parker, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-11)
      This paper presents a case study of a Continuous Commissioning (CC) project performed at the Austin City Hall. Various CC measures were implemented and significant energy savings were achieved. The paper illustrates a ...
    • Continuous Commissioning® Opportunities in Hospital and Laboratory Facilities 

      Jones, A.; Claridge, D. E.; Turner, W. D.; Deng, S.; Wei, G.; Zeig, G. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2008-10)
      This paper compiles the Continuous Commissioning® (CC®) costs, savings, and opportunities implemented in 20 hospital and laboratory commissioning projects involving 48 buildings. The potential savings and costs from 25 CC ...
    • Continuous Commisssioning of a Multipurpose Facility 

      Yagua, C.; Wei, G.; Napper, G.; Turner, D.; Effinger, M.; Shahsavary, F. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-11)
      This paper presents a case study for the optimization of a multipurpose facility in a school district. The facility is a single-story building with a total conditioned area of 35,571 ft2. It contains a full size basketball ...
    • Demand-based Optimal Control to Save Energy: A Case-Study in a Medical Center 

      Joo, I. S.; Song, L.; Liu, M.; Carico, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory, 2008-12)
      Continuous Commissioning®1 (CC®) strategies include reducing simultaneous heating and cooling, scheduling the facility’s occupancy needs, utilizing free cooling, and minimizing excessive supply air and outside air. Most ...
    • Development of an Automated Fault Detection and Diagnosis tool for AHU's 

      Bruton, K.; Raftery, P.; Aughney, N.; Keane, M.; O'Sullivan, D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2012)
      Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) system energy consumption on average accounts for 40percent of an industrial sites total energy consumption. Studies have indicated that 20 - 30 percent energy savings are ...
    • Improving Building Energy System Performance by Continuous Commissioning 

      Turner, W. D.; Liu, M.; Claridge, D. E.; Haberl, J. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), Texas A&M UniversityDepartment of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University, 1996)
      The term Continuous Commissioning (CC) was first used by engineers at the Energy Systems Lab (ESL) at Texas A&M University to describe an ongoing process which improves the operation of buildings using measured hourly ...
    • Integration of Continuous Commissioning as a Measure in LoanSTAR and Energy Services Contracts 

      Wei, G.; Zhou, J.; Turner, D.; Lilley, D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2009-11)
      Continuous Commissioning® (CC®) is a process that resolves operating problems, optimizes the HVAC system operation and controls to reduce building energy consumption and improve comfort based on current building conditions ...
    • NOx, SOx and CO2 Emissions Reduction from Continuous Commissioning® (CC®) Measures at the Rent-A-Car Facility in the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport 

      Baltazar-Cervantes, J. C.; Haberl, J. S.; Yazdani, B. (2006-10-27)
      The Energy Systems Laboratory (ESL) at the Texas Engineering Experiment Station, Texas A&M University System was contracted to fulfill a Continuous Commissioning® (CC®)project on the Rent-a-Car facility (RAC) of the ...
    • The Persistence of Retro-commissioning Savings in Ten University Buildings 

      Toole, Cory Dawson (2012-07-16)
      This study evaluated how well energy savings persisted over time in ten university buildings that had undergone retro-commissioning in 1996. The savings achieved immediately following retro-commissioning and in three ...
    • Simulated Energy Savings Comparison Between Two Continuous Commissioning® Methods Applied to a Retrofitted Office Building 

      Texas A&M Campus Building CC® Team (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2008-10)
      Continuous Commissioning® (CC®) was performed on a 24,446 square foot institutional building used primarily to house offices and conference rooms. The building was constructed in 1950, and then had a complete Heating, ...
    • A Ten-Year, $7 Million Energy Initiative Marching on: Texas A&M University Campus Energy Systems CC 

      Deng, S.; Claridge, D. E.; Turner, W. D.; Bruner, H. L.; Williams, L.; Riley, J. G. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2006)
      The $35 million in measured savings for the ten-year, $7 million continuous commissioning (CC) program at the Texas A&M University (TAMU) makes the decision to continue easy. In today's energy environment and with the ...
    • Texas LoanSTAR Program Savings Calculation Workbook 

      Liu, Z.; Baltazar-Cervantes, J. C.; Haberl, J. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), Texas A&M University, 2003)
      This is the report and manual for the Texas LoanSTAR Program Savings Calculation Workbook. The purpose of this report is to document the Texas LoanSTAR Program Savings Calculation Workbook to be used by the State Energy ...
    • A Twelve Year, $10 Million Energy Initiative Marching On: the Texas A&M University Campus Energy Systems CC® 

      Deng, S.; Claridge, D. E.; Turner, W. D.; Riley, J. G.; Williams, L.; Bruner, H. L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2008-10)
      The $58.5 million in measured savings for the twelve-year, $10 million continuous commissioning® (CC®) program at the Texas A&M University (TAMU) makes the decision to continue easy. In today's energy environment and with ...