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From Strong to Smart: the Chinese Smart Grid and its relation with the Globe By Asia Energy Platform AEPFM
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After US and Europe, China has also announced an aggressive framework for Smart Grid deployment on May 21, 2009. By reviewing the recent advancements of the Chinese grid system and contrasting the... More > differences in the Smart Grid ideologies and physical constraints in US, Europe and China, this article discusses the role of Chinese electricity industry in the changing world.< Less
SMART AND MICRO GRID: MARKET AND ECONOMIC ANALYSIS. ASSESSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCCIONI COMPANY  By Giovanni Cialdino
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Renewable energy production contributes to increase grid instability and blackout risks. For this reason European countries are considering a transition from traditional grid to Smart Grid. On the... More > other hand Micro Grid deal with increasing self consumption and energy Independence. The book discuss about business opportunities in the Smart and Micro Gird sector, with a special focus on Loccioni company, Italian SME willing to play a consistent role in the new Smart and micro grid business.< Less
Surface Grid3 By Tris Liebelt, Tyler Washburn
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The course on Smart Materials and Construction IV will look at building envelopes and will engage students in research and development of fabrication strategies and material processes, and explore... More > the potential for innovation in building components and their assemblies. A first phase of the course is dedicated to the analysis of design, engineering and manufacturing constraints related to emerging materials and high performance building skins. Case studies will explore the design of façade typologies through contemporary manufacturing methodologies and with regard to the novelty of materials of various cladding systems.< Less
Pump User's Handbook: Life Extension, 3rd Edition By Heinz Bloch, Allan Budris
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Aimed at operating technicians, maintenance professionals, project engineers, reliability engineers and managers, with focus on how you can achieve consistently superior run lengths, low maintenance... More > expenditures, and unexcelled safety and reliability in all of your pump applications. The third edition includes updates on straight-pipe requirements upstream of pump suction nozzles, details on temporary suction strainers, control strategies, detailed explanations and fully illustrated coverage of all API seal plans in use today, and case studies in mechanical seal upgrading. The demonstrated vulnerability of traditional oil slinger rings is contrasted against the sound rationale of solid oil flinger discs widely used in Europe. Small-scale oil mist lubrication units are highlighted and new field-installed pump vibration limits tabulated. A large segment of the text gives details on combining pump maintenance with systematic upgrading.< Less
Energy Management Handbook, 7th Edition Volume I By Steve Doty, Wayne Turner
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Newly revised and edited, this seventh edition includes extensive revisions to seven of its twenty-eight chapters, including those covering waste heat recovery, HVAC systems, energy management and... More > control systems, energy systems maintenance, alternative energy, indoor air quality, and codes, standards and legislation. This comprehensive handbook has become recognized as the definitive stand-alone energy manager's desk reference, used by thousands of energy management professionals throughout the industry. You'll find coverage of every component of effective energy management, including energy auditing, economic analysis, cogeneration, waste heat recovery, building envelope, HVAC systems, lighting, energy systems maintenance, insulation systems, sustainability and high performance green buildings, ground-source heat pumps, indoor air quality, utility rates, energy legislation, and measurement and verification. Please note this is Volume 1 and only contains chapter 1-14.< Less
Guide to Energy Management 7th Edition By Barney L. Capehart, Ph.D., CEM, Wayne C. Turner, Ph.D., PE, CEM, William J. Kennedy , Ph.D., PE
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Bringing to the forefront the most critical areas of effective energy cost cutting, this fully updated edition of this best-selling energy manager's guide includes a new chapter on greenhouse gas... More > emissions management, and two updated chapters covering web-based energy information and control systems, and creating green buildings. Written by three of the most respected energy professionals in the industry, this book examines the fundamental objectives of energy management, and illustrates techniques and tools proven effective for achieving results. Topics include distributed generation, energy auditing, rate structures, economic evaluation techniques, lighting efficiency improvement, HVAC optimization, combustion and use of industrial wastes, steam generation and distribution system performance, control systems, and energy systems maintenance, renewable energy, and industrial water management.< Less
It’s the Thermostat, Stupid!: Every Home and Business Has a Thermostat, Yet No One Really Knows What It’s Doing....At Least Until Now! By Joel Gilbert, P.E.
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Monitoring the temperature of the thermostat on a heating and cooling system can help put residential and small business customers in charge of their energy consumption. Author Joel Gilbert, an... More > expert on energy efficiency and productivity, provides a new paradigm that allows electric and utility professionals to boost customer engagement. His advice allows you to help clients modify their usage, save money, and see immediate results. While the meter plays an important role, it’s merely the scorecard in the energy game; everyone knows that the real action is on the playing field. You can build a better relationship with customers by encouraging them to watch the thermostat rather than the meter. Helping homeowners learn how thermostats operate is a simple concept that can revolutionize the way customers think about heating, cooling and even water heating. Transform the way consumers view and manage these costs with It’s the Thermostat, Stupid.< Less
It’s the Thermostat, Stupid!: Every Home and Business Has a Thermostat, Yet No One Really Knows What It’s Doing....At Least Until Now! By Joel Gilbert
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Monitoring the temperature of the thermostat on a heating and cooling system can help put residential and small business customers in charge of their energy consumption. Author Joel Gilbert, an... More > expert on energy efficiency and productivity, provides a new paradigm that allows electric and utility professionals to boost customer engagement. His advice allows you to help clients modify their usage, save money, and see immediate results. While the meter plays an important role, it’s merely the scorecard in the energy game; everyone knows that the real action is on the playing field. You can build a better relationship with customers by encouraging them to watch the thermostat rather than the meter. Helping homeowners learn how thermostats operate is a simple concept that can revolutionize the way customers think about heating, cooling and even water heating. Transform the way consumers view and manage these costs with It’s the Thermostat, Stupid.< Less
Look Smarter Than You Are with Oracle Hyperion Planning: An End User's Guide By Edward Roske, Tracy McMullen
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How Can I Use Oracle Hyperion Planning to plan, budget and forecast? Oracle Hyperion Planning is the market leading budgeting and forecasting solution that provides powerful planning capabilities... More > over the web and in Microsoft Excel. This book is your key to unlocking the world of Planning from an end user perspective, guiding you through the ins and outs of Planning on your quest to a better budgeting and forecasting process which in turn leads to better enterprise performance. You will learn: What is Oracle Hyperion Planning and how to connect; How to plan over the web; How to plan and build models in Microsoft Excel with Smart View; All of the Planning end user features like supporting detail, cell text, document attachments, adjusting, grid spreader and more; How to perform adhoc analysis and create reports using Smart Slices and Report Designer from Planning data forms; Steps to review and approve budgets through process management Content covers both Planning 9.3.1 and 11.1.1 versions.< Less
I'll Vote for You If You Make My iPhone Work By Franklin Ohrtman
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Droid, iPhone, Nexus One are all great 2010 devices. The problem is that they try to work on 1990's networks. As evidenced by AT&T's inability to support a deluge of new iPhone users, a 1990's... More > cellular network cannot support 2010 devices. Cell phone base stations were designed to support hundreds of simultaneous, highly compressed (6 Kbps, for example) voice conversations. When an iPhone user connects to the base station and starts a YouTube session at, say 500 Kbps, the cell phone company's 1990's business model is blown to bits. Upgrading those networks to support those YouTube sessions will cost hundreds of billions of dollars. The cell phone companies may not have the cash nor the spectrum to build that kind of network. This book is a call to action for policy changes to support 4G, smart grid and education technology. For 5% of the annual per student allocation (varies by state) a school district could give each student a laptop AND broadband access in their homes.< Less