Tools for the Advanced Energy Audit

Oct. 20, 2010
October 2010 Vol. 7, Issue 10

Tools for the Advanced Energy Audit

Building on last month's article, The Walkthrough Survey for an Energy Audit, we now will explore some of the more advanced auditing and reporting techniques. Not all of these tools will be appropriate for every facility, but many will help to move your energy projects forward.

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Battery Redesign Could Reduce Cost of Energy Storage
A redesign of sodium-nickel chloride batteries could pave the way for new energy advancements.
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Google Backs Offshore Wind Project
Internet industry giant Google has joined financial forces with the New York based Good Energies and Japan's Marubeni for a project led by Trans-Elect that will lay approximately 350 miles of underwater electric cable that will potentially form the backbone of a power grid for future offshore wind turbines.
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Demand-Side Management: Now More than Ever
Demand-side management (DSM) pays for itself by generating utility savings, provides the owner with an attractive return on investment (ROI), and provides a positive net present value (NPV) as a pure investment.
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On-Demand, Natural-Gas-Fired Steam Boilers
Miura boilers feature an exclusive "once-through" vertical-tube design, a revolutionary advance that produces steam on-demand in just five minutes (or less) while also using less water and energy.
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Agilewaves Building Optimization System by Agilewaves
Agilewaves provides a turnkey energy monitoring system featuring virtual submetering via a sensor network, a robust data store with discrete measurements, and advanced analytical reporting capabilities.
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USE Controller Energy Management System (EMS) by US Energy Group
The USE Controller EMS is a next-generation system designed to provide a savings of 10-35% on oil and gas usage and payback in less than two years.
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