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American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers: Energy Audit Book

January 9, 2012
With time-saving tips for energy auditors, the second edition of Procedures for Commercial Building Energy Audits offers updated guidance on building energy audits. The new publication includes how to hire an auditor, what to ask for in a comprehensive audit report, and how to build a successful energy-efficiency retrofit team. This volume focuses on how to improve energy audit best practices. Additionally, the publication addresses how to build a successful team, analytical methods, successful approaches to site visits, incorporating on-site measurements, economic evaluation of measures, and how to organize an energy audit report that promotes action on the part of building owners and managers. It includes many tips for conducting energy audits and reviewing results prepared by others. The publication has a greatly expanded section of forms and template analyses, including “live” Excel spreadsheets, checklists, and equipment-specific forms suitable for field collection of detailed commercial building data.

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