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    • Building Energy in China: Forward to Low-Carbon Economy 

      Weiding, L. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2008-10)
    • Demand Side Energy Saving though Proper Construction Practices and Materials Selection 

      El-Hawary, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2010)
      Energy consumed during the construction of buildings and structures, including the embodied energy of the concrete and other construction materials, represent a considerable percentage that may reach 40% of the total energy ...
    • Development of New Whole Building Fault Detection and Diagnosis Techniques for Commissioning Persistence 

      Lin, Guanjing (2012-12-07)
      Commercial building owners spent $167 billion for energy in 2006. Building commissioning services have proven to be successful in saving building energy consumption. However, the optimal energy performance obtained by ...
    • Energy Comparison Between Conventional and Chilled Water Thermal Storage Air Conditioning Systems 

      Sebzali, M.; Hussain, H. J.; Ameer, B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2010)
      During the summer of previous years, Kuwait faced a series of power shortages emphasizing the need for urgent commissioning of power generation projects. It is estimated that the demand for electricity is growing at an ...
    • Energy Consumption Estimation for Room Air-conditioners Using Room Temperature Simulation with One-Minute Intervals 

      Wang, F.; Yoshida, H.; Matsumoto, K. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2006)
      For the purpose of developing optimized control algorithm for room air-conditioners to ensure their energy efficiency, a short time interval (i.e., one minute) simulation of building thermal performance is necessary because ...
    • Energy Efficient Retrofits and Green Building Practices 

      Rahman, M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2010)
      According to the recent survey more and more concern being expressed throughout the Middle East regions that the power generation companies are suffering with shortage of power during the peek hours and consequently unable ...
    • Energy Reductions Due to Cosolvent Addition to Near Critical CO2 Extraction of Organic Chemicals from Water 

      Kingsley, G.; Moses, J. M. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1986-06)
      Near-critical carbon dioxide was used in conjunction with cosolvents to efficiently concentrate ethanol and acetic acid from water solutions in a process developnent unit-scale continuous liquid-liquid extractor. The ...
    • The Engineered Approach to Energy and Maintenance Effective Steam Trapping 

      Krueger, R. G.; Wilt, G. W. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      The engineered approach to steam trap sizing, selection and application has proven effective in significantly reducing a plant's fuel consumption, maintenance and trap replacement costs while improving thermal efficiency ...
    • Enhancing Residential Building Operation through its Envelope 

      Vazifeshenas, Y.; Sajjadi, H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 2010)
      In this study heat loss is evaluated with the modeling software of Iranian Construction Engineering Organization, for both with and without insulation in the building. Of course the evaluation is in accordance with the ...
    • ESL Monthly Energy Consumption Report (MECR) Production Manual 

      Liu, Z.; Sweeny, J.; Song, S.; Haberl, J. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2005-03)
    • Evaluating Utility Costs from Cogeneration Facilities 

      Polsky, M. P. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      This paper describes the method of calculation of incremental costs of steam, condensate, feedwater and electricity produced by the industrial cogeneration plant. (This method can also be applied to other energy production ...
    • Freeze Crystallization: Improving the Energy Efficiency of a Low-Energy Separation Process 

      Heist, J. A. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1981)
      Freeze crystallization is an efficient separation process that can potentially be used in any application now using fractional distillation or evaporation. Since most solvent extraction processes use distillation, it can ...
    • The French National Energy Conservation Program - The Case of Industry 

      Zyss, J. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1980)
      France is certainly one of the industrialized countries which has been the most severely affected by the energy crisis. It has thus been necessary since 1974 to plan and execute a bold, far-reaching government policy for ...
    • Ground Water Cooling System 

      Greaves, K.; Chave, G. H. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1984)
      Based on a thorough study of products and anticipated growth, the Turbine and Generator Division of Westinghouse Canada Inc. concluded that a component feeder plant for fabrication and machining of turbine components was ...
    • Industrial Productivity Assessment Or One of the Best Ways to Save Energy is to Find Ways to Produce More Product! 

      Welch, D. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2001-05)
      The success of an energy program is often judged by measuring the change in energy consumption over time. It can be argued that a more valid method would measure the change in energy consumption per pound (or other unit) ...
    • Low Impact, Affordable, Low Income Houses for Mexico 

      Alcocer, J. L. B.; Haberl, J. S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 2010-08)
      This paper discusses an effort to develop low impact, affordable, low income houses for Mexico. Low impact houses are defined as houses with energy and water needs that are substantially reduced below levels corresponding ...
    • The Measured Energy Impact of Infiltration in an Outdoor Test Cell 

      Liu, M.; Claridge, D. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1992-05)
      The energy consumption calculation of house envelopes assumes that conduction heat loss is independent on air infiltration heat loss, and that energy consumption is the sum of these losses. Anderlind [1985], Liu [1987], ...
    • The Measured Energy Impact of Infiltration Under Dynamic Conditions 

      Liu, M.; Claridge, D. E. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.eslwin.tamu.edu), 1992-05)
      Energy consumption due to air infiltration is customarily assumed to equal the mass flow rate times the specific enthalpy difference between the inside and outside air. Anderlind showed theoretically that this represents ...
    • Overview of the Electrical Energy Segment of the Energy Information Administration/ Manufacturing Consumption Report 

      Lockhead, S. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu), 1999-05)
      At the end of 1997, The Energy Information Administration (EIA) published a report titled What Took Place in the Economic Environment Between 1991 and 1994 That Affected the Energy Manufacturers Used? This report contains ...
    • Petroleum Refining Energy Use in Relation to Fuel Products Made 

      White, J. R.; Marshall, J. F.; Shoemaker, G. L.; Smith, R. B. (Energy Systems Laboratory (http://esl.tamu.edu)Texas A&M University (http://www.tamu.edu), 1983)
      In recent years crude oils available to refiners have required more energy to refine and refiners have adjusted their processes to obtain better energy efficiency. In addition, the shift to lead-free gasoline has led to ...