Energy Management--Renewable Energy

Title Abstract Publication Date
Colleges Strain to Reach Climate-Friendly Future. Describes the efforts of a growing list of higher education institutions to become more climate neutral, both by upgrading facilities and changing constituent behavior. Several hundred participating... 12/13/2007
Colleges, Universities, and Renewable Energy: A Perfect Match. Discusses the benefits associated with the development of on-site, “green” energy systems—solar photovoltaic systems, wind power systems, and cogeneration facilities, including reduced energy costs,... 05/31/2011
Commissioning, Preventive Maintenance, and Troubleshooting Guide for Commercial Ground-Source Heat Pump Systems. This book covers the project implementation stage and reviews the necessary technical information for geothermal or geoexchange heat pump systems. Commissioning, maintenance requirements, and... 12/31/2001
Comparing Maintenance Costs of Geothermal Heat Pump Systems with Other HVAC Systems in Lincoln Public Schools: Repair, Service, and Corrective Actions. The Lincoln Public School District, in Lincoln, Nebraska, recently installed vertical-bore geothermal heat pump systems in four new elementary schools. Because the district has consistent maintenance... 12/31/1998
Cost-benefit analysis of a Building Integrated Photovoltaic Roofing System for a School Located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Analyzes how solar radiation, temperature, solar altitude, and solar azimuth affect the power produced by a new thin film photovoltaic panel. Through the application of multiple linear regression,... 05/08/2006
Demand Pumping Allows Optimum Control of Energy Use. Presents an interview that reviews the advantages of and obstacles to demand pumping and geothermal HVAC systems for schools, citing three Texas schools as examples. 12/31/2007
Department of Energy, Wind Energy for Schools Project
Designing and Constructing an Exemplar Zero Carbon Primary School in the City of Exeter, United Kingdom Montgomery Primary School is the UK's first zero carbon in use and climate-change-ready exemplar school built to the Passivhaus standard. Its design and solar generating electrical power plant... 12/31/2011
Earth, Wind, and Fire. Profiles three colleges' respective use of wind power, composting, solar energy, geothermal systems, and intense water conservation. 06/30/2009
Eco-Friendly, Affordable, School. Describes green components of Montreal's St. Johns School, an affordable and eco-friendly building with a solar wall, a geothermal system, and heat recovery. 04/30/2001
Energy Advantages for Green Schools The scale of district energy systems provides opportunities to generate and deliver energy to school buildings in a more sustainable manner. Renewable energy, combined heat and power (CHP), and... 03/31/2012
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Cold and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Cool and Dry Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Cool and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Hot and Dry Climates. This guide contains recommendations for designing high performance, energy efficient schools located in hot and dry climates. A high performance checklist for designers is included along with several... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Hot and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Temperate and Humid Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Design Guidelines for High Performance Schools: Temperate and Mixed Climates. The U.S. Department of Energy's EnergySmart Schools provides school boards, administrators, and design staff with guidance to help them make informed decisions about energy and environmental... 05/31/2002
Energy Goes to School. Profiles the photovoltaic system at the Athenian School in Danville, California. The design and manner in which it was installed at no cost to the school are described. 01/31/2009
Energy Management: Key Success Elements This article describes key success elements for an energy management program, many of which originate from other industries. Elements include: Treat Energy as a Business Issue… that has a Plan; Have... 02/29/2012
Energy Performance Evaluation of an Educational Facility: The Adam Joseph Lewis Center for Environmental Studies, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Documents the post-occupancy energy performance analysis of Oberlin College's Adam Joseph Lewis Center, an academic building designed to be an energy producer, rather than an energy consumer.... 10/31/2004
Energy Star for K-12 School Districts Energy Star for Schools is a program sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to help schools and school districts track and manage energy use, evaluate facility financial performance...
Expectations for a Greener Tomorrow. Profiles the North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College. The facility features a large, commercial-grade wind turbine that supplies electricity to the entire... 09/30/2010
First Geothermal Energy System in Checotah School District Describes Checotah Public Schools' $15.4 million high school construction project that will be powered by geothermal energy, a renewable resource. While the Oklahoma school will save money over... 12/27/2011
Future of Learning and Learning Centers. Describes the design and assembly of the photovoltaic wall at the Tiger Woods Learning Center, which will generate 3800 kilowatts of electricity per year. A brief description of the building's... 05/31/2006

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