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ENERGY EFFICIENCY MEASURES BY CATEGORY

11-Mar-98

CATEGORY:

Building ENVelope (roofing, cladding and window technologies)


Add outside shading device
Change % glazing
Change roof reflectivity
Commissioning and re-commissioning
Control air infiltration
Improve window thermal performance
Ongoing FDD
Reduce air leakage
Reduce wall and roof U-factors

CATEGORY:

Controls (EMCS)
Add discriminator or reset control
Add outside air reset control to hydronic radiation systems
Change humidity control set point
Change leaving coil temperature(s)
Change thermostat temperatures (cooling, heating and setback)
Control air infiltration
Heat pumps
HRV Heat Recovery ventilator
Hybrid Dual duct dedicated Outside air)
Implement thermal storage
More timely equipment maintenance
Occupancy sensors
Ongoing FDD
Peak demand reduction
Personalized environment controls
Predictive Control
Recover exhaust air heat
Time of use (energy source)
Upgrade control system

CATEGORY:

ELECtrical components and systems


Add fan power boxes (VAV system)
Add SD to VAV fan
Commissioning and re-commissioning
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Improve cooling tower fan efficiencies


Improve energy efficiency of appliances
Improve heating plant pump control efficiency
Install chiller system free cooling
Modify cooling plant pumps
Ongoing FDD
Reduce office equipment loads
Replace auxiliary heating plant motors with higher efficiency units
Replace system fans
CATEGORY:

ENERGY Supply and Distribution


Commissioning and re-commissioning
Inform Users of Energy Use via Meter *
Ongoing FDD
Peak demand reduction
Time of use (energy source)
User pays

CATEGORY:

HVAC systems
Add ceiling return air plenum
Add discriminator or reset control
Add double bundle condenser
Add fan power boxes (VAV system)
Add outside air reset control to hydronic radiation systems
Add SD to VAV fan
Air Filtration - Electronic
Change Constant Volume Reheat to VAV
Change floor U-factor
Change humidity control set point
Change leaving coil temperature(s)
Change roof reflectivity
Change thermostat temperatures (cooling, heating and setback)
Commissioning and re-commissioning
Heat pumps
HRV Heat Recovery ventilator
Hybrid Dual duct dedicated Outside air)
Implement thermal storage
Improve cooling tower fan efficiencies
Improve double bundle condenser efficiency
Improve energy efficiency of appliances
2

Improve heating plant pump control efficiency


Install chiller system free cooling
Insulate DHW storage tank
Insulate pipes and duct work
Low Energy Alternative Cooling
Modify cooling plant pumps
Modify lighting levels relative to occupant density
More timely equipment maintenance
Occupancy sensors
Ongoing FDD
Optimize preheat coil
Personalized environment controls
Predictive Control
Recover exhaust air heat
Reduce air leakage
Reduce office equipment loads
Reduce system operating hours
Reduce ventilation amounts(refer to current standard)
Reduce wall and roof U-factors
Replace auxiliary heating plant motors with higher efficiency units
Replace boilers
Replace cooling plant equipment
Replace DHW boiler/heater
Replace DHW storage tank
Replace system fans
Replace unitary equipment
Time of use (energy source)
Upgrade control system
Upgrade to High Efficiency cooling
Upgrade to High Efficiency Heating
Utilize free cooling for air systems
CATEGORY:

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LIGHTing
Add inside shading device
Change % glazing
Change lighting ballast and decrease power reqd
Commissioning and re-commissioning
Daylighting
Improve window thermal performance
Modify lighting levels relative to occupant density
3

Occupancy sensors
Ongoing FDD
Personalized environment controls
Reduce system operating hours
Upgrade control system
CATEGORY:

MECHanical components and systems


Add ceiling return air plenum
Add discriminator or reset control
Add double bundle condenser
Add fan power boxes (VAV system)
Add outside air reset control to hydronic radiation systems
Add SD to VAV fan
Change Constant Volume Reheat to VAV
Change floor U-factor
Change roof reflectivity
Change temperature of DHW supply
Commissioning and re-commissioning
HRV Heat Recovery ventilator
Improve cooling tower fan efficiencies
Improve double bundle condenser efficiency
Improve energy efficiency of appliances
Improve heating plant pump control efficiency
Install chiller system free cooling
Install DHW pump control
Insulate DHW storage tank
Insulate pipes and duct work
Low Energy Alternative Cooling
Modify cooling plant pumps
Modify lighting levels relative to occupant density
More timely equipment maintenance
Ongoing FDD
Optimize preheat coil
Recover exhaust air heat
Reduce air leakage
Reduce DHW requirements
Reduce office equipment loads
Reduce system operating hours
Reduce wall and roof U-factors
Replace auxiliary heating plant motors with higher efficiency units
4

Replace boilers
Replace cooling plant equipment
Replace DHW boiler/heater
Replace DHW storage tank
Replace system fans
Replace unitary equipment
Upgrade to High Efficiency cooling
Upgrade to High Efficiency Heating
Utilize free cooling for air systems
CATEGORY:

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Office design/SPACE utilisation


Commissioning and re-commissioning
Daylighting
Modify lighting levels relative to occupant density
Ongoing FDD
Personalized environment controls
Reduce system operating hours
Reduce ventilation amounts(refer to current standard)
Upgrade control system

CATEGORY:

OVERALL Systems Design


Commissioning and re-commissioning
Integration of sub-systems
Ongoing FDD

CATEGORY:

PERFormance MONitoring
Commissioning and re-commissioning
Inform Users of Energy Use via Meter *
Monitoring of performance
Ongoing FDD
User pays

CATEGORY:

Service WATER Supply and Distribution (hot, grey etc.)


Change temperature of DHW supply
Commissioning and re-commissioning
Install DHW pump control
Insulate DHW storage tank
Modify lighting levels relative to occupant density
Occupancy sensors
Ongoing FDD
5

Reduce DHW requirements


Replace DHW boiler/heater
Replace DHW storage tank
CATEGORY:

SOLAR
Add inside shading device
Change % glazing
Change lighting ballast and decrease power reqd
Commissioning and re-commissioning
Daylighting
Improve window thermal performance
Modify lighting levels relative to occupant density
Ongoing FDD