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Residential Energy Use and Conservation Actions

Eric Hirst

Residential Energy Use and Conservation Actions

Analysis of Disaggregate Household Data

by Eric Hirst

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Published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHirst, Eric.
ContributionsGoeltz, Richard T., Carney, Janet H.
The Physical Object
Pagination67 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages67
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17585051M

Energy Conservation Measures focuses on the progress in research, development, design, field testing, and applications relative to the use and conservation of energy. Containing the works of various authors who have conducted extensive studies in this field, the book presents lengthy discussions and case studies on the use and conservation of. For example, some utilities send their customers home energy reports, which present that customer’s energy use relative to similar home. On average, when informed that they use more energy than a similar home, people will take steps to reduce their consumption and across a population households can save percent. Over millions of.

Building Benchmarking. In accordance with the Energy Reporting and Disclosure Ordinance, Boston uses Portfolio Manager to benchmark energy use in % of its municipal makes all municipal utility billing data available through Analyze Boston, the city’s open data also makes real-time 5 and 15 minute interval data on the city’s largest facilities. Energy can account for as much as 10 percent of a lo-cal government’s annual operating budget (U.S. DOE, ), a proportion that is likely to grow as energy prices rise. As President-elect Obama noted when introducing his economic recovery plan in December , reducing energy use .

Use the new Chapter 5 in the “commercial building” portion of the code or non-residential and for 4-story and higher multifamily buildings; Code. Use “residential building” code sections R through R for single-family homes, duplexes, and townhouses, and for 1-, 2- . The world is making progress towards Goal 7, with encouraging signs that energy is becoming more sustainable and widely available. Access to electricity in poorer countries has begun to accelerate.


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