Emphasises the importance of commissioning and building tuning throughout the various stages of a building’s life.
Summarises HVAC energy consumption information available in the Guide to Best Practice Maintenance & Operation of HVAC Systems for Energy Efficiency.
Provides a general understanding of what are green leases, key elements of a Green Lease Schedule and their use in the private sector.
A summary of what’s included in the Guide to best practice maintenance & operation of HVAC systems for energy efficiency released in January 2012.
Describes the heat pump cycle, types of heat pumps and heat recovery systems, heat pump and heat recovery performance and the impact that these systems may have on energy efficiency.
Provides information on a range of mechanisms for overcoming split incentives as a barrier to investment in energy efficiency upgrades.
Covers the energy efficiency and environmental benefits of retrofitting a revolving door to an existing building.
Demonstrates the importance of keeping condenser and evaporator coils clean in HVAC systems.
Provides some basic information on thermal storage including a description of sensible heat, latent heat and thermo-chemical storage and how these may apply to chiller operation through load leveling and load shifting strategies.