Retrofitting for Energy Conservation

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9780070119208: Retrofitting for Energy Conservation

Here is an expert guide that offers you practical solutions to remodeling and retrofitting for energy-conservation needs and code requirements. The book covers all 4 major areas of retrofit: electrical, HVAC, architectural, and control —plus techniques necessary for completing any job on time and within budget, as well as the newest and most-requested energy-efficient materials. Included are proven methods for retrofitting glass...walls, roofs, and floors...humidity control devices...lighting fixtures...motors ..attic insulation...air handlers...sensors...and much more!

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Convert residences and light-commercial buildings from energy-wasters to energy-efficiency. New remodelling codes require improvements in energy efficiency. Home and building owners want to reduce their energy costs. And now with Retrofitting for Energy Conservation, construction and design professionals can discover the most up-to-date plans, methods, tools, and materials for improving energy conservation in existing structures. Almost 85% of energy-conserving projects are retrofits, according to the National Association of Homebuilders. Retrofitting for Energy Conservation gives you the tools you need to meet this demand with step-by-step help in retrofitting any residence or light commercial building for energy savings. From assessing the challenge and offering the client options through initial project design and final execution of the building plan, this book gives you solutions that meet and exceed code requirements.

About the Author:

William Clark is a mechanical, electrical, and lighting engineer who has been active in renovation projects throughout his career. An expert on energy-efficient materials and designs, he is a nationally known authority on retrofitting for energy conservation. Mr. Clark has written articles for numerous trade and technical journal, and is also author of the textbook, Energy Conservation in Existing Buildings.

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