Energy Management

Title Abstract Publication Date
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 and Water Conservation: Techniques to Reduce Waste and Improve the Budgetary Bottom Line. Presents simple ways to lower energy and water costs for existing school facilities that do not involve renovation or retrofitting. An inspection of bills and meters may reveal overcharges, duplicate... 04/30/2004
Energy Audits. Reviews energy saving strategies for school buildings, emphasizing regulation of HVAC use, lighting controls, and automated computer shutoff systems. 11/30/2007
Energy Benchmarking: Does Your School Get a Passing Grade? Discusses the virtues of the Public Interest Energy Research (PIER) system for benchmarking school energy use. The steps in the process include gathering and tabulating usage data for all fuels;... 12/31/2005
Energy Boost. Q & A with Steve Kiesner. Presents an interview with the director of national accounts for the Edison Electric Institute in Washington, DC about the association, its booklet on energy conservation within education facilities... 04/30/2002
Energy Center of Wisconsin ECW sponsors and conducts research in efficient use and management of energy. ECW's Web site contains detailed information about the Center's activities, library, and other resources. It...
Energy Class. Describes the use of methane from a landfill to heat and provide electricity for the neighborhood Antioch Community School of Antioch, Illinois. The school district partnered with private companies... 06/30/2004
Energy Conscious Design: Educational Facilities. An energy task group of the American Institute of Architect's discusses design features and options that educational facility designers can use to create an energy efficient school building.... 12/31/1982
Energy Conservation and Indoor Air Quality: Lessons from the Past Have Relevance for the Future. Presents an historical look at energy use and indoor air quality, from prehistoric times to the present. The introduction of air conditioning in the late 19th and early 20th centuries is described,... 12/31/2005
Energy Conservation and Indoor Air Quality: Partnering to Protect Public Health. Briefly reviews the history of indoor air quality and energy conservation during the past 40 years, and how indoor air contaminants can affect human health. Issues addressed include the OAPEC oil... 12/31/2005
Energy Conservation Guide. Assists schools with energy conservation in order to participate in the Toronto District School Board's EcoSchools program. The Board's energy conservation standards, a five-step process... 12/31/2005
Energy Conservation Manual for School Food Service Managers. Energy cost management is important in all school food service operations, particularly at times when rising energy costs threaten budgets. This document, designed as a reference manual on energy,... 12/31/1993
Energy Conservation Report. Shares the highlights of energy conservation work completed by Toronto District School Board staff and others during the 2004/05 school year. The document reportst that number of certified EcoSchools... 12/31/2005
Energy Consumption in Conventional, Energy-retrofitted and Green LEED Toronto Schools. Green buildings have been marketed as the economical, energy-efficient alternative to conventional buildings. This is despite little existing empirical evidence to prove their energy efficiency,... 03/31/2011
Energy Data Collection and Savings Identification. Describes more accurate energy data collection for schools by submetering for lighting, HVAC, and electrical outlets. Combination of submeters with energy intelligence software can help detail and... 09/30/2009
Energy Demands. Advises on lowering energy costs by adjusting equipment to maximize performance at off-peak times, and minimize peak usage. Motion sensors for lighting, and retro-commissioning are also advocated. 03/31/2010
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 Design Resources. Building Types: Schools Includes design briefs and case studies. Energy Design Resources is a resource center for information on energy efficiency design practices
Energy Efficiency FacilitiesNet webpage featuring links to energy efficiency stories from FacilitiesNet News; articles from Building Operating Maintenance and Maintenance Solutions magazines; case studies; related...

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