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Sustainable Disposal Cell Covers: Legacy Management Practices, Improvements, and Long-Term Performance  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Sustainable Disposal Cell Covers: Legacy Management Practices, Improvements, and Long-Term Performance

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Alternative Chemicals and Improved Disposal-End Management Practices for CCA-treated Wood  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Alternative Chemicals and Improved Disposal-End Management Practices for CCA-treated Wood (FINAL.7 Costs 54 II.8 Feedback from Wood Treaters and Large-End Users 56 CHAPTER III, DISPOSAL.3 Resource Book for the Wood Disposal Sector 85 CHAPTER IV IV.1 Conclusion and Recommendations IV.2

Florida, University of

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Environmental Best Management Practices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Environmental Best Management Practices for Virginia's Golf Courses Prepared by Virginia Golf Course Superintendents Association #12;#12;EnvironmEntal BEst managEmEnt PracticEs for virginia's golf III I am pleased to endorse the Environmental Best Management Practices for Virginia's Golf Courses

Liskiewicz, Maciej

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Practice Energy Conservation, and Explore for Improving Technical Standards of Energy Efficiency Management  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

极实践节能减排, 极实践节能减排, 探索能效管理技术标准的建立和完善 Practice Energy Conservation, and Explore for Improving Technical Standards of Energy Efficiency Management 中节能咨询有限公司 CECEP Consulting Co., Ltd. 第二届中美能效论坛 · 旧金山 2nd China-US Energy Efficiency Forum · San Francisco 中国节能环保集团公司 1 --Energy Conservation and Emission Reduction Service Provider --节能减排的实践者 CECEP  城市节能环保基础设施 Urban infrastructure of EE and environmental protection  工业节能减排和资源综合利用 EE and circular economy in industry  新能源和清洁技术 New energy technology and clean production technology

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Best Environmental Management Practices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Best Environmental Management Practices Farm Animal Production Land Application of Manure management practices to avoid polluting surface or groundwater. 1. Public and private water wells Public pollution of surface waters increases. Therefore, to avoid this risk, manure P loadings should be managed

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Best Environmental Management Practices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Best Environmental Management Practices Farm Animal Production Disposal of Farm Medical Wastes Dan Vitamins and minerals Topical Medications Sprays Dewormers Ointments #12;Best Environmental Management of environmental contamination with chemicals or infectious agents. These include, among others: Injectable

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Range Con: a management evaluation system for assessing sucess of selected range improvement practices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

interview, and 80 identified agency/academic and rancher tertiary experts interviewed with a questionnaire. Responses from the tertiary experts were used to assign weight to values of the object/attribute/value triplet. Face validation procedures... success he assigned to the evaluation due to his greater level of knowledge associated with the technology. Range management experts experience the same processes, which often leads them to recommend technology to ranchers that exceeds the ranchers...

Ekblad, Steven Linn

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Computational Modeling of Ballast Tanks to Improve Understanding and Maximize Effectiveness of Management Practices and Treatment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Computational Modeling of Ballast Tanks to Improve Understanding and Maximize Effectiveness tanks exchange coastal ballast water with mid-ocean seawater (referred to as "ballast water exchange of high-resolution computational fluid dynamics (CFD) to model ballast tank water flow and to predict EE

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A Seminal Case Study on Application of Last Planner System with Cash Flow Data for Improvements in Construction Management Practices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

by Results (MBR), and analyzes a case where these two theories are combined with the goal of improving construction practices. This research compares an eight month schedule in a construction project and relates Percentage of Planned activities Completed...

Lagoo, Nishi

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of a mult-objective strategic management approach to improve decisions for pavement management practices in local agencies  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Multiple objectives are often used by agencies trying to manage pavement networks. Often alternative investment strategies can accomplish the agencies target objectives. If the goal is to achieve the target objectives at the minimum cost...

Chang Albitres, Carlos Martin

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving Project Management  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

On December 19, 2014, the Energy Department released its "Improving Project Management" report, a roadmap to transformation in funding, culture, project ownership, independent oversight and front-end planning from experienced project management leaders.

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Cooling Tower Management to someone by E-mail Cooling Tower Management to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Operations & Maintenance

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Water  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Water Management Planning to someone by E-mail Water Management Planning to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Operations & Maintenance

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Managing Critical Management Improvement Initiatives  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

Provides requirements and responsibilities for planning, executing and assessing critical management improvement initiatives within DOE. DOE N 251.59, dated 9/27/2004, extends this Notice until 10/01/2005. Archived 11-8-10. Does not cancel other directives.

2003-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Efficiency Improvements At Various Environmental Protection Agency Sites: Best Management Practices Case Study #12 „ Laboratory/Medical Equipment (Brochure), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) built a Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) built a successful water conservation program and reduced potable water use through a series of initiatives at EPA laboratories. EPA completed projects in all of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) 14 Best Management Practice (BMP) categories. The projects highlighted below demonstrate EPA's ability to reduce water use in the laboratory/medical equipment BMP category by implementing vacuum pump and steam steril- izer replacements and retrofits. Due to the success of the initial vacuum pump and steam sterilizer projects described in this case study, EPA is implementing similar projects at several laboratories throughout the nation. Reducing Vacuum Pump System Water Use

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Water Efficiency Improvements At Various Environmental Protection Agency Sites: Best Management Practices Case Study #12 „ Laboratory/Medical Equipment (Brochure), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) built a Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) built a successful water conservation program and reduced potable water use through a series of initiatives at EPA laboratories. EPA completed projects in all of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program's (FEMP) 14 Best Management Practice (BMP) categories. The projects highlighted below demonstrate EPA's ability to reduce water use in the laboratory/medical equipment BMP category by implementing vacuum pump and steam steril- izer replacements and retrofits. Due to the success of the initial vacuum pump and steam sterilizer projects described in this case study, EPA is implementing similar projects at several laboratories throughout the nation. Reducing Vacuum Pump System Water Use

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Information  

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Information and Education Programs to someone by E-mail Information and Education Programs to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs on AddThis.com...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Commercial  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Commercial Kitchen Equipment to someone by E-mail Commercial Kitchen Equipment to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Alternate  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Alternate Water Sources to someone by E-mail Alternate Water Sources to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Operations & Maintenance Greenhouse Gases

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Kitchen Appliance Upgrades Improve Water Efficiency at DOD Exchange Facilities: Best Management Practice Case Study #11: Commercial Kitchen Equipment (Brochure), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

kitchens are often forgotten when people kitchens are often forgotten when people begin to think about performing water audits. Kitchens can be out of sight, out of mind; a commercial kitchen, however, can consume large amounts of water and energy if inefficient appliances are installed. The Exchange, formerly the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), is taking a leadership role in water efficiency improvements in their commercial kitchens by integrating water efficiency concepts into the organization's overall sustainability plan and objectives. The Exchange is a joint military activity, the U.S. Department of Defense's (DOD) oldest and largest retailer. The Exchange provides merchandise and services to military personnel, operating more than 3,100 facilities FEDERAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

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Kitchen Appliance Upgrades Improve Water Efficiency at DOD Exchange Facilities: Best Management Practice Case Study #11: Commercial Kitchen Equipment (Brochure), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

kitchens are often forgotten when people kitchens are often forgotten when people begin to think about performing water audits. Kitchens can be out of sight, out of mind; a commercial kitchen, however, can consume large amounts of water and energy if inefficient appliances are installed. The Exchange, formerly the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), is taking a leadership role in water efficiency improvements in their commercial kitchens by integrating water efficiency concepts into the organization's overall sustainability plan and objectives. The Exchange is a joint military activity, the U.S. Department of Defense's (DOD) oldest and largest retailer. The Exchange provides merchandise and services to military personnel, operating more than 3,100 facilities FEDERAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM

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Kitchen Appliance Upgrades Improve Water Efficiency at DOD Exchange Facilities: Best Management Practice Case Study #11: Commercial Kitchen Equipment (Brochure)  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Exchange, formerly the Army and Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), is a joint military activity and the U.S. Department of Defense?s (DOD) oldest and largest retailer. The Exchange is taking a leadership role in water efficiency improvements in their commercial kitchens by integrating water efficiency concepts into the organization?s overall sustainability plan and objectives.

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2011-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Establishing and Maintaining Effective Energy Management Practices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SAIC has developed, and has delivered over the past 4 years, training and tools to industry for them to implement energy management practices. Practical Energy Management (PEM) has been delivered to over 1000 industry professionals, arming them...

Giffin, T. M.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GIDAP Best Management Practice | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Best Management Practice Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Legal Document- OtherOther: GIDAP Best Management PracticeLegal Abstract Generator...

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Laboratory and  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Laboratory and Medical Equipment to someone by E-mail Laboratory and Medical Equipment to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Toilets and  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Toilets and Urinals to someone by E-mail Toilets and Urinals to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals on AddThis.com... Sustainable Buildings & Campuses Operations & Maintenance Greenhouse Gases Water Efficiency Basics

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Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Distribution  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair to someone Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair to someone by E-mail Share Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair on Facebook Tweet about Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair on Twitter Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair on Google Bookmark Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair on Delicious Rank Federal Energy Management Program: Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair on Digg Find More places to share Federal Energy Management Program: Best

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Guidance on Basic Best Practices in Management of Energy Performance...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Best Practices in Management of Energy Performance Buildings Building energy management best practices 11001eecbgsepbuildingbestpractice.pdf More Documents & Publications...

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ODEQ - Construction Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library PermittingRegulatory Guidance - GuideHandbook: ODEQ - Construction Stormwater Best Management Practices ManualPermittingRegulatory...

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Best Practices in Industrial Data Management  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Best Practices in Industrial Data Management Moderator: Paul Scheihing, AMO This presentation does not contain any proprietary, confidential, or otherwise restricted information....

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Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning Best Management Practice: Water Management Planning October 7, 2013 - 3:03pm Addthis A successful water management program starts with developing a comprehensive water management plan. This plan should be included within existing facility operating plans. Water management plans should provide clear information about how a facility uses water from the time it is piped in to its ultimate disposal. Knowing how water is used and what it costs enables Federal agencies to make appropriate water management decisions. Overview Federal facility water management plans should include the following: Water Use Policy Statement and Goals Senior management should indicate support for water efficiency in a material way. This can be done in two ways:

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Best Management Practice #1: Water Management Planning  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

A successful water management program starts with developing a comprehensive water management plan. This plan should be included within existing facility operating plans.

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Best Management Practices for Water Efficiency | Department of...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Program Areas Water Use Reduction Best Management Practices for Water Efficiency Best Management Practices for Water Efficiency The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)...

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UNDERSTANDING RETAIL PRODUCTIVITY BY SIMULATING MANAGEMENT PRACTICES  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

UNDERSTANDING RETAIL PRODUCTIVITY BY SIMULATING MANAGEMENT PRACTICES Peer-Olaf Siebers1 , Uwe and simulation to investigate a set of problems in a retail context. Specifically, we are working to understand the relationship between human resource management practices and retail productivity. Despite the fact we

Aickelin, Uwe

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Best Management Practice: Other Water Intensive Processes | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Other Water Intensive Processes Best Management Practice: Other Water Intensive Processes Best Management Practice: Other Water Intensive Processes October 8, 2013 - 9:48am Addthis Many water using processes beyond the previously covered best management practices (BMPs) are found at Federal facilities, including vehicle wash systems, maintenance services, cleaning/laundry services, single pass air conditioners, water softening systems, and others. Identify and analyze all water intensive processes for potential efficiency improvements. Overview Laundry facilities are often found at Federal facilities. The laundry facility may be a self-serve laundry where residents and personnel wash their own clothing, a commercial-type laundry service where residents drop off laundry to be washed or dry cleaned, or an industrial laundry facility

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Improving the Practice of Cost Benefit Analysis in Transport...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Improving the Practice of Cost Benefit Analysis in Transport Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary LAUNCH TOOL Name: Improving the Practice of Cost Benefit Analysis in Transport...

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Materials System Inventory Management Practices at Washington...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Materials System Inventory Management Practices at Washington River Protection Solutions OAS-M-15-01 January 2015 U.S. Department of Energy Office of Inspector General Office of...

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Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management Best Management Practice: Cooling Tower Management October 8, 2013 - 9:39am Addthis Cooling towers regulate temperature by dissipating heat from recirculating water used to cool chillers, air-conditioning equipment, or other process equipment. Heat is rejected from the tower primarily through evaporation. Therefore, by design, cooling towers consume significant amounts of water. Overview The thermal efficiency and longevity of the cooling tower and equipment used to cool depend on the proper management of water recirculated through the tower. Water leaves a cooling tower system in any one of four ways: Evaporation: This is the primary function of the tower and is the method that transfers heat from the cooling tower system to the

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Best Management Practice #4: Water-Efficient Landscaping | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

4: Water-Efficient Landscaping Best Management Practice 4: Water-Efficient Landscaping Best Management Practice 4: Water-Efficient Landscaping Traditional landscapes require...

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Best Management Practices for Water Efficiency | Department of...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Practices for Water Efficiency Best Management Practices for Water Efficiency The Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) worked with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency...

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Review of Beryllium Management Practices at Rocky Flats During...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Beryllium Management Practices at Rocky Flats During Closure Operations Review of Beryllium Management Practices at Rocky Flats During Closure Operations Administrative and...

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Challenges for Water Quality Best Management Practices Andrew Sharpley  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and Environmental Sciences, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR Agricultural Best Management Practices (BMPsChallenges for Water Quality Best Management Practices Andrew Sharpley Department of Crop, Soil

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Federal Water Efficiency Best Management Practices | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Water Efficiency Best Water Efficiency Best Management Practices Federal Water Efficiency Best Management Practices October 7, 2013 - 2:54pm Addthis The Federal Energy Management Program originally developed Federal Water Efficiency Best Management Practices (BMPs) in response to Executive Order (E.O.) 13123 requirements, which required Federal agencies to reduce water use through cost-effective water efficiency improvements. E.O. 13423 supersedes E.O. 13123. To account for the superseded requirement changes, water use patterns, and advancing technologies, the Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense Office updated the original BMPs. E.O. 13514 expands the water efficiency requirements of E.O. 13423 and the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. E.O. 13514 does not supersede

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IT Project Management Practices Guide Page 1 of 83 ASU, HSC, TTU, TTUS IT Project Management Practices Guide  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

IT Project Management Practices Guide Page 1 of 83 ASU, HSC, TTU, TTUS IT Project Management Practices Guide Introduction The IT Project Management Practices Guide (Guide) contains a repeatable and deployment projects. These project management (PM) practices are transferable to other types of projects

Rock, Chris

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Conservation physiology in practice: how physiological knowledge has improved our ability to sustainably manage Pacific salmon during up-river migration  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...Conservation science is a crisis discipline...interdisciplinary approach, bringing together...such as social science, biology, law and resource management [4]. A number...a case study approach where we discuss...in informing management and policy...managers and science transfer and...

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Management Practices at Dalls/Fort Worth International Airport  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Energy Management Practices at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Jerry R. Dennis, CEM, CEP Energy Manager October 9, 2013 Energy Management Practices at DFW Airport, October 9, 2013 Presentation Outline ? DFW Airport Overview ? Energy... Management Section ? Structure & Mission ? Supply-Side Management ? Reliability ? Cost (Risk) mitigation ? Environmental stewardship ? Demand-Side Management ? Energy monitoring ? Energy audits ? Energy standards ? Continuous Commissioning...

Dennis, J. R.

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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JGI - Data Management Policy, Practices & Resources  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Data Management Policy, Practices & Resources Data Management Policy, Practices & Resources Data Management Policy In keeping with its role as a federally-funded User Facility, it is the DOE JGI's explicit policy to make the data it produces during the conduct of user projects (primarily but not exclusively its Community Sequencing Program, CSP) available to the broad scientific community as rapidly as possible and in accordance with DOE Office of Science policies. The DOE JGI serves raw and processed data to users through its individual genome project data portals (accessed through the Project List, http://genome.jgi.doe.gov/) as well as its several comparative genomics platforms (Phytozome, MycoCosm and IMG). The DOE JGI provides permanent local archiving of these data in addition to depositing raw data,

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Software Configuration Management (SCM) A Practical Guide | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Software Configuration Management (SCM) A Practical Guide Software Configuration Management (SCM) A Practical Guide Software Configuration Management (SCM) A Practical Guide This document provides a practical guide for integrating software configuration management disciplines into the management of software engineering projects. Software configuration management is the process of identifying and defining the software configuration items in a system, controlling the release and change of these items throughout the system lifecycle, recording and reporting the status of configuration items and change requests, and verifying the completeness and correctness of configuration items Software Configuration Management (SCM) A Practical Guide More Documents & Publications NMMSS Software Quality Assurance Plan SOFTWARE QUALITY & SYSTEMS ENGINEERING PROGRAM: Software Configuration

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Risk management practices in global manufacturing investment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

the company of devout bring to a man.(NITI SHATAKAM of Bhartrihari, Sanskrit Poet, 6th Century) ii ABSTRACT This thesis explores risk management practices in global manufacturing investment. It reflects the growing internationalisation of manufacturing... (Narula & Dunning, 2000). Many academic publications and global institutions reports reflect this an increase in globalisation. UNCTAD reports the positive impact of globalisation across the world. This report states the difference in per capita...

Kumar, Mukesh

2010-07-06T23:59:59.000Z

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New Course Teaches Best Practices for Water Management for Federal...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

New Course Teaches Best Practices for Water Management for Federal Facilities New Course Teaches Best Practices for Water Management for Federal Facilities May 8, 2014 - 11:13am...

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Evidence of an Energy-Management Gap in U.S. manufacturing: Spillovers from firm management practices to energy efficiency  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Abstract In this paper we merge a well-cited survey of firm management practices into confidential plant level U.S. Census manufacturing data to examine whether generic, i.e. non-energy specific, firm management practices, spillover to enhance energy efficiency in the United States. For U.S. manufacturing plants we find this relationship to be more nuanced than prior research on UK plants. Most management techniques are shown to have beneficial spillovers to energy efficiency, but an emphasis on generic targets, conditional on other management practices, results in spillovers that increase energy intensity. Our specification controls for industry specific effects at a detailed 6-digit NAICS level and finds the relationship between management and energy use to be strongest for firms in energy intensive industries. We interpret the empirical result that generic management practices do not necessarily spillover to improved energy performance as evidence of an energy management gap.

Gale A. Boyd; E. Mark Curtis

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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E-Print Network 3.0 - alternative management practices Sample...  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Management 3590 - Political Values and Practices in Aboriginal Governments... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....

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Best Management Practices for Surface Water Protection | Department...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Wastewater treatment facilities constructed, and a plant-wide project to remove sinks, tanks, and drains with ties to the creek. Best Management Practices for Surface Water...

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Best Management Practice #14: Alternative Water Sources | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

14: Alternative Water Sources Best Management Practice 14: Alternative Water Sources Many federal facilities may have water uses that can be met with non-potable water from...

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Best Management Practice #2: Information and Education Programs...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Best Management Practice 2: Information and Education Programs Educating users about water conservation is essential to sustain the savings of water-efficient technologies and...

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Impact of demographics on supply chain risk management practices  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Do demographic factors play a role in the choice of supply chain risk management practices by supply chain professionals? Are there stronger relationships between certain demographic factors and supply chain risk management ...

Kanyagui, Kenneth (Kenneth K.)

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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SOFTWARE PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND PRACTICE Softw. Process Improve. Pract. 2006; 11: 95105  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

SOFTWARE PROCESS IMPROVEMENT AND PRACTICE Softw. Process Improve. Pract. 2006; 11: 95­105 Published a special issue of Software Process ­ Improvement and Practice focusing on processes found in free or open emerging F/OSSD processes build and sustain these different projects? How might new studies

Scacchi, Walt

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Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting New Hampshire's  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting New Hampshire's Water Quality #12;#12;i of Conservation's Maine Forest Service publication, "Best Management Practices for Forestry: Protecting Maine: JB Cullen, NH Division of Forests and Lands Sandy Crystall, NH Department of Environmental Services

New Hampshire, University of

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MODELING AND SIMULATING RETAIL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: A FIRST APPROACH  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

1 MODELING AND SIMULATING RETAIL MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: A FIRST APPROACH ABSTRACT Multi and simulation to investigate a set of problems in a retail context. Specifically, we are working to understand the relationship between people management practices on the shop-floor and retail performance. Despite the fact we

Aickelin, Uwe

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Airline price discrimination: A practice of yield management or customer  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Airline price discrimination: A practice of yield management or customer profiling? Rasha H.h.j.dierckx@student.utwente.nl ABSTRACT Prices of airline tickets frequently change, which is traditionally caused by yield management as price discrimination practice. In more recent times however, customer information is easily obtainable

Twente, Universiteit

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Practical Ocean Energy Management Systems Inc POEMS | Open Energy  

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Renovation Practices to Improve Rainfall Effectiveness on Rangeland and Pastures  

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The effective use of rainfall depends on many factors, some of which can be managed to improve the productivity of range and pastureland. One such factor is the compaction of the soil. Renovation techniques discussed in this publication include...

Hanselka, C. Wayne; Livingston, Stephen

2001-01-04T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Hanford management contract quality improvement project management plan  

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On July 13, 1998, the U.S. Department of Energy, Richland Operations Office (DOE-RL) Manager transmitted a letter to Fluor Daniel Hanford, Inc. (FDH) describing several DOE-RL identified failed opportunities for FDH to improve the Quality Assurance (QA) Program and its implementation. In addition, DOE-RL identified specific Quality Program performance deficiencies. FDH was requested to establish a periodic reporting mechanism for the corrective action program. In a July 17, 1998 response to DOE-RL, FDH agreed with the DOE concerns and committed to perform a comprehensive review of the Project Hanford Management Contract (PHMC) QA Program during July and August, 1998. As a result, the Project Hanford Management Contract Quality Improvement Plan (QIP) (FDH-3508) was issued on October 21, 1998. The plan identified corrective actions based upon the results of an in-depth Quality Program Assessment. Immediately following the scheduled October 22, 1998, DOE Office of Enforcement and Investigation (EH-10) Enforcement Conference, FDH initiated efforts to effectively implement the QIP corrective actions. A Quality Improvement Project (QI Project) leadership team was assembled to prepare a Project Management Plan for this project. The management plan was specifically designed to engage a core team and the support of representatives from FDH and the major subcontractors (MSCs) to implement the QIP initiatives; identify, correct, and provide feedback as to the root cause for deficiency; and close out the corrective actions. The QI Project will manage and communicate progress of the process.

ADAMS, D.E.

1999-03-25T23:59:59.000Z

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Report on Acquisition and Project Management Continuous Improvement |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

on Acquisition and Project Management Continuous Improvement on Acquisition and Project Management Continuous Improvement Report on Acquisition and Project Management Continuous Improvement EM senior management has committed to extensive management reforms and has completed several robust improvements in contract and project management. Additional improvement initiatives are continuing and this document outlines the consolidated plan of these initiatives in a top-down framework of EM vision, goals, strategies, performance metrics, and specific improvement actions completed or being undertaken. Report on Acquisition and Project Management Continuous Improvement More Documents & Publications Microsoft Word - EERE PSRP 7 23 2010 Testimony Before the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development

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COMPARATIVE HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENTS ON FECAL SLUDGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES  

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i COMPARATIVE HEALTH IMPACT ASSESSMENTS ON FECAL SLUDGE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES: A CASE STUDY OF KLONG Fecal sludge (FS) is widely acknowledged as a major source of infectious pathogens. However, the proper

Richner, Heinz

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LIVESTOCK WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND LEGISLATION  

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Pollution 5 2.1. 3 Air Pollution 5 2.1. 4 Soil Pollution 6 2.1. 5 Habitat Impact 6 2.2 MANAGEMENT management and its pollution and potential pollution risks associated with air, water, habitat and soil Kleeck Ron Bertrand Ministry of Health Bill Koberstein , Environment Canada George Derksen Wayne Belzer

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A comparative analysis of supply chain management practices by Boeing and Airbus : long-term strategic implications  

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The goal of this research is to develop an improved understanding of supply chain management strategies and practices being pursued by Boeing and Airbus in the 787 Dreamliner and the A380 Navigator programs, respectively, ...

Horng, Tzu-Ching

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Effects of Cultural and Management Practices on Sudangrass Performance.  

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and Harvest Frequen cy....-- 5 Harvest Practice ............................................ 5 Height and Frequency ................................ 5 Method of Harvest .................................... 6 Frequency of Harvest... sorghum and a sudangrass variety, have been used widely in recent years. The hybrids generally grow faster, produce more total dry matter and recover more rapidly following harvest than the sudan varieties. General culture and management practices ire...

Holt, Ethan C.

1965-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Better practices and synthetic fluid improve drilling rates  

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Improved drilling practices, combined with the use of olefin-based synthetic drilling fluids, have dramatically reduced drilling time and costs in a difficult drilling area in the Gulf of Mexico. In the South Pass area, Marathon Oil Co. and other operators have had wells with long drilling times and high costs. In addition to the two wells with record penetration rates, routine drilling rates have also increased from the use of synthetic mud and careful drilling practices. Through application of these improved drilling practices, 2,000--3,000 ft/day can be drilled routinely. Marathon achieves this goal by applying the experience gained on previous wells, properly training and involving the crews, and using innovative drilling systems. Improved drilling practices and systems are just one part of successful, efficient drilling. Rig site personnel are major contributors to safely and successfully drilling at high penetration rates for extended periods. The on site personnel must act as a team and have the confidence and proper mental attitude about what is going on downhole. The paper describes the drilling history in the South Pass area, the synthetic drilling fluid used, cuttings handling, hole cleaning, drilling practices, bottom hole assemblies, and lost circulation.

White, W. (Marathon Oil Co., Lafayette, LA (United States)); McLean, A.; Park, S. (M-I Drilling Fluids, Houston, TX (United States))

1995-02-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Management Practice: Faucets and Showerheads | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Faucets and Showerheads Best Management Practice: Faucets and Showerheads Best Management Practice: Faucets and Showerheads October 7, 2013 - 3:15pm Addthis Most Federal buildings have faucets in restrooms, kitchens, and laboratories. Many Federal installations have showers, including barracks, family housing, recreation facilities, and locker rooms. Significant opportunity for water savings exists for these fixtures when upgrading to efficient technology and employing conservation practices. Overview Federal guidelines mandate that all lavatory and kitchen faucets and faucet aerators manufactured and sold in the U.S. after January 1, 1994, must use no more than 2.2 gallons per minute (gpm). In addition, metering faucets (those that, when activated, dispense water of a predetermined volume or

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Renewable energy visual impact best management practices [EVS News]  

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Best practices guide for mitigating visual impacts of utility-scale wind, Best practices guide for mitigating visual impacts of utility-scale wind, solar, and geothermal energy facilities November 1, 2013 Working with the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM), EVS has developed a comprehensive guide to best management practices (BMPs) for mitigating the visual impacts associated with utility-scale wind, solar, and geothermal energy facilities. The guide, titled Best Management Practices for Reducing Visual Impacts of Renewable Energy Facilities on BLM-Administered Lands (PDF, 14 MB), presents 120 BMPs for avoiding or reducing potential visual impacts associated with the siting, design, construction, operation, and decommissioning of utility-scale renewable energy generation facilities - wind, solar, and geothermal.

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Project management improves well control events  

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During a well control operation, the efficient use of personnel and equipment, through good project management techniques, contributes to increased safety and ensures a quality project. The key to a successful blowout control project is to use all resources in the most efficient manner. Excessive use of resources leads to unnecessary expenditures and delays in bringing the project under control. The Kuwait well control project, which involved more than 700 blowouts, was accomplished in a much shorter time (8 months) than first estimated (5 years). This improvement partly resulted from the application of sound project management techniques. These projects were prime examples of the need for a formal project management approach to handling wild well projects. There are many examples of projects that were successful in controlling wells but were economic disasters. Only through the effective application of project management can complex well control projects be completed in reasonable time frames at reasonable cost. The paper describes team management, project scope, organizational structures, scheduling, tracking models, critical path method, and decision trees.

Oberlender, G.D. [Oklahoma State Univ., Stillwater, OK (United States); Abel, L.W. [Wild Well Control Inc., Spring, TX (United States)

1995-07-10T23:59:59.000Z

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Practice Note Managing woodland access and  

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during forest operations has never been more important. This is both to comply with health and safety clear steps to achieve this aim, including advice on early engagement with stakeholders and careful at this time to meet existing health and safety duties and to comply with forest managers' obligations under

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An Auditing Process to Improve Asset Management Performance  

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An organisations maturity in asset management practices and processes can be determined through the application of an asset management audit. The main objective of this study was to develop and validate an as...

J K Visser; J J Mollentze

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Management Practice: Boiler/Steam Systems | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Boiler/Steam Systems Best Management Practice: Boiler/Steam Systems Best Management Practice: Boiler/Steam Systems October 7, 2013 - 3:17pm Addthis Boilers and steam generators are commonly used in large heating systems, institutional kitchens, or in facilities where large amounts of process steam are used. This equipment consumes varying amounts of water depending on system size, the amount of steam used, and the amount of condensate returned. Operation and Maintenance Options To maintain water efficiency in operations and maintenance, Federal agencies should: Develop and implement a routine inspection and maintenance program to check steam traps and steam lines for leaks. Repair leaks and replace faulty steam traps as soon as possible. Develop and implement a boiler tuning program to be completed a minimum of

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Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair Best Management Practice: Distribution System Audits, Leak Detection, and Repair October 7, 2013 - 3:06pm Addthis A distribution system audit, leak detection, and repair programs help Federal facilities reduce water losses and make better use of limited water resources. Overview Federal facilities with large campus settings and expansive distribution systems can lose a significant amount of total water production and purchases to system leaks. Leaks in distribution systems are caused by a number of factors, including pipe corrosion, high system pressure, construction disturbances, frost damage, damaged joints, and ground shifting and settling. Regular distribution system leak detection surveys

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Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs | Department  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs Best Management Practice: Information and Education Programs October 7, 2013 - 3:05pm Addthis Education is essential if water efficiency technologies and methods are to be successful. It is not enough to install a retrofit or water saving technology in a facility. New operation procedures, retrofits, and replacements are most effective when employees, contractors, and the public know what the new technology or methods are and how to use them properly. An additional benefit to water efficiency is positive public opinion. If your facility is doing its part to save community resources, let the community know. Informing the public about your facility's commitment to reduce waste is good news. The news media is often interested in facilities

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Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment | Department of  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment Best Management Practice: Laboratory and Medical Equipment October 8, 2013 - 9:46am Addthis Equipment used in hospitals and laboratories can use significant amounts of water, but also offer the opportunity for substantial water savings by making a few small changes to how and when the water is used by the equipment. Overview Focusing on reducing water use from equipment such as water treatment systems, sterilization/disinfection systems, photographic and x-ray equipment, vacuum systems, glassware washers, and vivarium equipment such as automatic animal watering systems and cage and rack washers can go a long way towards helping Federal facilities achieve water efficiency goals. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy

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Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment | Department of  

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Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment Best Management Practice: Commercial Kitchen Equipment October 8, 2013 - 9:42am Addthis Commercial kitchen equipment represents a large set of water users in the non-residential sector. Water efficiency for commercial kitchen equipment is especially important because high volume applications typically use mostly hot water. Ensuring commercial kitchen equipment uses water efficiently affords both significant water and energy savings. Water-using commercial kitchen equipment include pre-rinse spray valves, wash tanks and sinks, commercial dishwashers, food steamers, steam kettles, commercial ice makers, and combination ovens (combination oven/steamer). Operation and Maintenance To maintain water efficiency in operations and maintenance, Federal

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Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources Best Management Practice: Alternate Water Sources October 8, 2013 - 9:50am Addthis Many Federal facilities may have water uses that can be met with non-potable water from alternate water sources. Potentially available alternative water sources for Federal sources include municipal-supplied reclaimed water, treated gray water from on-site sanitary sources, and storm water. Overview On-site alternative water sources are most economic if included in the original design. Common uses for these sources include landscape irrigation, ornamental pond and fountain filling, cooling tower make-up, and toilet and urinal flushing. Municipal-Supplied Reclaimed Water Municipal supplied reclaimed water has been treated and recycled for

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Risk Management Techniques and Practice Workshop Workshop Report  

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At the request of the Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science (SC), Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) hosted a two-day Risk Management Techniques and Practice (RMTAP) workshop held September 18-19 at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. The purpose of the workshop, which was sponsored by the SC/Advanced Scientific Computing Research (ASCR) program and the National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)/Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) program, was to assess current and emerging techniques, practices, and lessons learned for effectively identifying, understanding, managing, and mitigating the risks associated with acquiring leading-edge computing systems at high-performance computing centers (HPCCs). Representatives from fifteen high-performance computing (HPC) organizations, four HPC vendor partners, and three government agencies attended the workshop. The overall workshop findings were: (1) Standard risk management techniques and tools are in the aggregate applicable to projects at HPCCs and are commonly employed by the HPC community; (2) HPC projects have characteristics that necessitate a tailoring of the standard risk management practices; (3) All HPCC acquisition projects can benefit by employing risk management, but the specific choice of risk management processes and tools is less important to the success of the project; (4) The special relationship between the HPCCs and HPC vendors must be reflected in the risk management strategy; (5) Best practices findings include developing a prioritized risk register with special attention to the top risks, establishing a practice of regular meetings and status updates with the platform partner, supporting regular and open reviews that engage the interests and expertise of a wide range of staff and stakeholders, and documenting and sharing the acquisition/build/deployment experience; and (6) Top risk categories include system scaling issues, request for proposal/contract and acceptance testing, and vendor technical or business problems. HPC, by its very nature, is an exercise in multi-level risk management. Every aspect of stewarding HPCCs into the petascale era, from identification of the program drivers to the details of procurement actions and simulation environment component deployments, represents unprecedented challenges and requires effective risk management. The fundamental purpose of this workshop was to go beyond risk management processes as such and learn how to weave effective risk management practices, techniques, and methods into all aspects of migrating HPCCs into the next generation of leadership computing systems. This workshop was a follow-on to the Petascale System Integration Workshop hosted by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)/NERSC last year. It was intended to leverage and extend the risk management experience of the participants by looking for common best practices and unique processes that have been especially successful. This workshop assessed the effectiveness of tools and techniques that are or could be helpful in HPCC risk management, with a special emphasis on how practice meets process. As the saying goes: 'In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. In practice there is'. Finally, the workshop brought together a network of experts who shared information as technology moves into the petascale era and beyond.

Quinn, T; Zosel, M

2008-12-02T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluating the DSM Potential for Industrial Electrotechnologies and Management Practices  

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EVALUATING THE DSM POTENTIAL FOR INDUSTRIAL ELECTROTECHNOLOGIES AND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES PATRICIA J. HARRELL Staff Consultant Houston Lighting & Power Co. Houston, Texas ABSTRACT In an effort to help balance load requirements...-side management (DSM) program. This paper outlines the procedures used to evaluate technologies that may impact oil refining, pulp & paper production, and 26 major chemical processes of industrial customers within HL&P's service area. Each technology...

Harrell, P. J.; Pavone, A.

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Improved practices, synthetic mud drive record 24-hr drilling  

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Revised and improved drilling practices resulted in increased rate of penetration (ROP), improved hole cleaning, decreased circulating time, fewer instances of stuck pipe and reduced total drilling days. Rig equipment modifications and optimized techniques, combined with olefin-based synthetic fluid, produced significant efficiency improvements and cost reductions. Total-project strategy allows best technologies to be used, even if they are not low bid. In the Gulf of Mexico, a total-project concept helped Marathon drill back-to-back record 24-hr footages. Methods and philosophy described in this article allow drillers to choose optimum technologies, tools, materials and service performance for achieving optimum or lowest cost per foot rather than always using low bid.

Collins, G.J. [Marathon Oil Co., Houston, TX (United States); White, W.W. [Marathon Oil Co., Lafayette, LA (United States)

1995-05-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Practical Knowledge Builds Projects: Case for Independent Construction Information Management Proceedings IGLC '98  

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Practical Knowledge Builds Projects: Case for Independent Construction Information Management Proceedings IGLC '98 PRACTICAL KNOWLEDGE BUILDS PROJECTS: CASE FOR INDEPENDENT CONSTRUCTION INFORMATIONManus Guaruja, Brazil INTRODUCTION Practical knowledge builds projects. To be practical, information must

Tommelein, Iris D.

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USING INTELLIGENT AGENTS TO UNDERSTAND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND RETAIL PRODUCTIVITY  

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USING INTELLIGENT AGENTS TO UNDERSTAND MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND RETAIL PRODUCTIVITY Peer. In this paper we apply agent-based modeling and simulation to investigate a set of problems in a retail context and retail productivity. Despite the fact we are working within a relatively novel and complex domain

Aickelin, Uwe

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DOE Office of Environmental Management Project and Contract Management Improvement Timeline  

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Improving DOE contract and project management is a top priority of the Departments seniormanagement and entire organization. View some highlights of EMs improvementactions here.

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Improving Project Management at the Department of Energy | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Management at the Department of Energy John J. MacWilliams John J. MacWilliams Senior Advisor Read the Report Learn more by reading the full Improving Project Management report....

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Waste Heat Management Options for Improving Industrial Process...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

of waste heat streams, and options for recovery including Combined Heat and Power. Waste Heat Management Options for Improving Industrial Process Heating Systems...

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Advanced Energy Retrofit Guide: Practical Ways to Improve Energy Performance; Grocery Stores (Revised) (Book)  

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The U.S. Department of Energy developed the Advanced Energy Retrofit Guides (AERGs) to provide specific methodologies, information, and guidance to help energy managers and other stakeholders successfully plan and execute energy efficiency improvements. Detailed technical discussion is fairly limited in these guides. Instead, we emphasize actionable information, practical methodologies, diverse case studies, and unbiased evaluations of the most promising retrofit measures for each building type. A series of AERGs is under development, addressing key segments of the commercial building stock. Grocery stores were selected as one of the highest priority sectors, because they represent one of the most energy-intensive market segments.

Hendron, B.

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Acquisition and Project Management Continuous Improvement Presentation...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Occupational Safety Performance Voluntary Protection Program Onsite Review, Safeguards and Security - August 2012 Report on Acquisition and Project Management Continuous...

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Best Management Practice: Water-Efficient Irrigation | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Irrigation Irrigation Best Management Practice: Water-Efficient Irrigation October 7, 2013 - 3:10pm Addthis Water efficiency must be considered from the initial irrigation system design phase through installation to ensure optimal performance. Consistent management and maintenance is also essential. Failure to do so can result in losing more than 50% of irrigation water due to evaporation, wind, poor management, and/or improper system design, installation, or maintenance. With the irrigation system hardware operating efficiently, it is important to consider the irrigation schedule, which dictates the amount and timing of the water applied. Water changes with the seasons as should your irrigation schedule. Many landscapes are watered at the same level all year, adding unnecessary water for months at a time. Over-watering can

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Recommended Practice for Patch Management of Control Systems  

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A key component in protecting a nations critical infrastructure and key resources is the security of control systems. The term industrial control system refers to supervisory control and data acquisition, process control, distributed control, and any other systems that control, monitor, and manage the nations critical infrastructure. Critical Infrastructure and Key Resources (CIKR) consists of electric power generators, transmission systems, transportation systems, dam and water systems, communication systems, chemical and petroleum systems, and other critical systems that cannot tolerate sudden interruptions in service. Simply stated, a control system gathers information and then performs a function based on its established parameters and the information it receives. The patch management of industrial control systems software used in CIKR is inconsistent at best and nonexistent at worst. Patches are important to resolve security vulnerabilities and functional issues. This report recommends patch management practices for consideration and deployment by industrial control systems owners.

Steven Tom; Dale Christiansen; Dan Berrett

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Using Multi-Agent Simulation to Understand the Impact of Management Practices on Retail Performance  

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1 Using Multi-Agent Simulation to Understand the Impact of Management Practices on Retail great potential for progressing our understanding of management practices and how they link to retail these concepts working with a well-known retail department store. There is no doubt that management practices

Aickelin, Uwe

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Strategic Energy Management and Continuous Improvement Resouces  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

A successful strategic energy management plan sets goals, tracks progress, and reports results while building long-term relationships with energy users and targeting persistent energy savings.

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The contribution of mathematical modelling to the practice of project management  

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......conclusions about project management practice and moving...need to combine their approaches to derive sound theories...operations research and management science: a pressing need...from Department of Management Science, University of Strathclyde......

Terry Williams

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Drilling Waste Management Fact Sheet: Drilling Practices That Minimize  

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Drilling Practices Drilling Practices Fact Sheet - Drilling Practices That Minimize Generation of Drilling Wastes How Are Wells Typically Drilled? The conventional process of drilling oil and gas wells uses a rotary drill bit that is lubricated by drilling fluids or muds. As the drill bit grinds downward through the rock layers, it generates large amounts of ground-up rock known as drill cuttings. This section of the Drilling Waste Management Information System website discusses several alternative drilling practices that result in a lower volume of waste being generated. Oil and gas wells are constructed with multiple layers of pipe known as casing. Traditional wells are not drilled from top to bottom at the same diameter but rather in a series of progressively smaller-diameter intervals. The top interval is drilled starting at the surface and has the largest diameter hole. Drill bits are available in many sizes to drill different diameter holes. The hole diameter can be 20" or larger for the uppermost sections of the well, followed by different combinations of progressively smaller diameters. Some of the common hole diameters are: 17.5", 14.75", 12.25", 8.5", 7.875", and 6.5".

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Microsoft Word - EM_CM_3_Risk_Management_Best Practices and Gaps.doc  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

CONTRACT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT CONTRACT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT ROOT CAUSE ANALYSIS CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN CORRECTIVE MEASURE 3 IDENTIFICATION OF BEST RISK MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AND ANALYSIS OF DOE RISK MANAGEMENT PLANS SUMMARY REPORT JULY 2009 ii iii Contents 1.0 Introduction......................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Discussion of Approach...................................................................................................... 2 3.0 Summary of Gaps and Planned Next Steps ........................................................................ 7 Attachment 1- List of Risk Management Plans Reviewed ........................................................ 12 Attachment 2-Risk Management Best Practices

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Education of Best Management Practices in the Arroyo Colorado Watershed  

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through a Clean Water Act ?319(h) Nonpoint Source Grant from the Texas State Soil and Water Conservation Board and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Education of Best Management Practices in the Arroyo Colorado Watershed Final Report July... and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Executive Summary T h e Texas Water Resou r c e s Insti t ut e (TWRI ) and the Texas AgriLife Extensio n Service (Extens i o n ) imple me n t e d an educati o n a l program within the three-county area...

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Managing Warm-season Improved Pastures  

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. However, west of a line from Corpus Christi through San Antonio to Fort Worth, rainfall is greatly reduced year round and spring calving is preferred. The rainfall pattern in this area corresponds to for- age production as shown in Fig. 1. Spring calving... season corresponds to better forage quality and quantity in native rangeland and improved pastures. Because improved small grain pastures must be irrigated in many areas of west Texas, the cost of producing improved winter forages for cow-calf op...

Stichler, Charles; Prostko, Eric P.; Livingston, Stephen

1998-10-09T23:59:59.000Z

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IT Capital Planning Corporate Management Improvement Program (CMIP) |  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

IT Capital Planning Corporate Management Improvement Program (CMIP) IT Capital Planning Corporate Management Improvement Program (CMIP) IT Capital Planning Corporate Management Improvement Program (CMIP) The Corporate Management Improvement Program (CMIP) was initiated by the Department in recognition of the fact that corporate legacy systems that support administrative functions were nearing the end of their life cycles. An investment to replace and modernize severely outdated information technology (IT) systems would prove a much more efficient expenditure of scarce IT dollars than the continued enhancement, maintenance, and operation of legacy systems. CMIP is an initiative to modernize and improve software applications, hardware, and infrastructure which support a wide range of Department-wide IT based business systems. CMIP permits the

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PREFERRED WATERFLOOD MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR THE SPRABERRY TREND AREA  

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The naturally fractured Spraberry Trend Area is one of the largest reservoirs in the domestic U.S. and is the largest reservoir in area extent in the world. Production from Spraberry sands is found over a 2,500 sq. mile area and Spraberry reservoirs can be found in an eight county area in west Texas. Over 150 operators produce 65,000 barrels of oil per day (bopd) from the Spraberry Trend Area from more than 9,000 production wells. Recovery is poor, on the order of 7-10% due to the profoundly complicated nature of the reservoir, yet billions of barrels of hydrocarbons remain. We estimate over 15% of remaining reserves in domestic Class III reservoirs are in Spraberry Trend Area reservoirs. This tremendous domestic asset is a prime example of an endangered hydrocarbon resource in need of immediate technological advancements before thousands of wells are permanently abandoned. This report describes the final work of the project, ''Preferred Waterflood Management Practices for the Spraberry Trend Area.'' The objective of this project is to significantly increase field-wide production in the Spraberry Trend in a short time frame through the application of preferred practices for managing and optimizing water injection. Our goal is to dispel negative attitudes and lack of confidence in water injection and to document the methodology and results for public dissemination to motivate waterflood expansion in the Spraberry Trend. This objective has been accomplished through research in three areas: (1) detail historical review and extensive reservoir characterization, (2) production data management, and (3) field demonstration. This provides results of the final year of the three-year project for each of the three areas.

David S. Schechter

2004-08-31T23:59:59.000Z

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PREFERRED WATERFLOOD MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR THE SPRABERRY TREND AREA  

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This report describes the work performed during the second year of the project, ''Preferred Waterflood Management Practices for the Spraberry Trend Area''. The objective of this project is to significantly increase field-wide production in the Spraberry Trend in a short time frame through the application of preferred practices for managing and optimizing water injection. Our goal is to dispel negative attitudes and lack of confidence in water injection and to document the methodology and results for public dissemination to motivate waterflood expansion in the Spraberry Trend. To achieve this objective, in this period we concentrated our effort on characterization of Germania Unit using an analog field ET ODaniel unit and old cased hole neutron. Petrophysical Characterization of the Germania Spraberry units requires a unique approach for a number of reasons--limited core data, lack of modern log data and absence of directed studies within the unit. The need for characterization of the Germania unit has emerged as a first step in the review, understanding and enhancement of the production practices applicable within the unit and the trend area in general. In the absence or lack of the afore mentioned resources, an approach that will rely heavily on previous petrophysical work carried out in the neighboring ET O'Daniel unit (6.2 miles away), and normalization of the old log data prior to conventional interpretation techniques will be used. A log-based rock model has been able to guide successfully the prediction of pay and non-pay intervals within the ET O'Daniel unit, and will be useful if found applicable within the Germania unit. A novel multiple regression technique utilizing non-parametric transformations to achieve better correlations in predicting a dependent variable (permeability) from multiple independent variables (rock type, shale volume and porosity) will also be investigated in this study. A log data base includes digitized formats of Gamma Ray, Cased Hole Neutron, limited Resistivity and Neutron/Density/Sonic porosity logs over a considerable wide area. In addition, a progress report on GSU waterflood pilot is reported for this period. We have seen positive response of water injection on new wells. We believe by proper data acquisition and precise reservoir engineering techniques, any lack of confidence in waterflooding can be overcome. Therefore, we develop field management software to control a vast data from the pilot and to perform precise reservoir engineering techniques such as decline curve analysis, gas and oil material balances, bubble map plot and PVT analysis. The manual for this software is listed in the Appendix-A.

C. M. Sizemore; David S. Schechter

2003-08-13T23:59:59.000Z

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Thinking Globally: How ISO 50001 - Energy Management can make industrial energy efficiency standard practice  

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Industry utilizes very complex systems, consisting of equipment and their human interface, which are organized to meet the production needs of the business. Effective and sustainable energy efficiency programs in an industrial setting require a systems approach to optimize the integrated whole while meeting primary business requirements. Companies that treat energy as a manageable resource and integrate their energy program into their management practices have an organizational context to continually seek opportunities for optimizing their energy use. The purpose of an energy management system standard is to provide guidance for industrial and commercial facilities to integrate energy efficiency into their management practices, including fine-tuning production processes and improving the energy efficiency of industrial systems. The International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has identified energy management as one of its top five priorities for standards development. The new ISO 50001 will establish an international framework for industrial, commercial, or institutional facilities, or entire companies, to manage their energy, including procurement and use. This standard is expected to achieve major, long-term increases in energy efficiency (20percent or more) in industrial, commercial, and institutional facilities and to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions worldwide.This paper describes the impetus for the international standard, its purpose, scope and significance, and development progress to date. A comparative overview of existing energy management standards is provided, as well as a discussion of capacity-building needs for skilled individuals to assist organizations in adopting the standard. Finally, opportunities and challenges are presented for implementing ISO 50001 in emerging economies and developing countries.

McKane, Aimee; Desai, Deann; Matteini, Marco; Meffert, William; Williams, Robert; Risser, Roland

2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals | Department of Energy  

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Toilets and Urinals Toilets and Urinals Best Management Practice: Toilets and Urinals October 7, 2013 - 3:12pm Addthis Toilets and urinals can account for nearly one-third of building water consumption. Old and inefficient toilet and urinal fixtures can be a major source of water waste in most commercial, residential, and institutional buildings, making the savings potential in this area significant. Overview Current Federal law requires residential toilets (flush tank type) manufactured and sold in the U.S. after January 1, 1994, to use no more than 1.6 gallons per flush (gpf). Similarly, commercial toilets (flushometer valve type) manufactured and sold after January 1, 1997, must use no more than 1.6 gpf. Urinals must use no more than 1.0 gpf. There are also toilets and urinals available on the market that exceed

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Best Management Practice: Water-Efficient Landscaping | Department of  

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Landscaping Landscaping Best Management Practice: Water-Efficient Landscaping October 7, 2013 - 3:09pm Addthis Traditional landscapes require supplemental water to thrive in most locations. Kentucky bluegrass, for example, is native to regions that receive in excess of 40 inches per year of precipitation, but it is commonly planted in areas across the country that receive much less precipitation. Overview Two facets exist for outdoor water use efficiency: Designing a landscape that requires minimal supplemental water. Designing, installing, and maintaining an irrigation system that applies the appropriate amount of supplemental water in an efficient manner (see BMP #5). This BMP addresses only water efficient landscaping. BMP #5 provides specific information on water efficient irrigation. Irrigation is

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Best Management Practice: Single-Pass Cooling Equipment | Department of  

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Single-Pass Cooling Equipment Single-Pass Cooling Equipment Best Management Practice: Single-Pass Cooling Equipment October 8, 2013 - 9:37am Addthis Single-pass or once-through cooling systems provide an opportunity for significant water savings. In these systems, water is circulated once through a piece of equipment and is then disposed down the drain. Types of equipment that typically use single-pass cooling include CAT scanners, degreasers, hydraulic equipment, condensers, air compressors, welding machines, vacuum pumps, ice machines, x-ray equipment, and air conditioners. To remove the same heat load, single-pass systems use 40 times more water than a cooling tower operated at five cycles of concentration. To maximize water savings, single-pass cooling equipment should be either modified to

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Using Intelligent Agents to Understand Management Practices and Retail Productivity  

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Intelligent agents offer a new and exciting way of understanding the world of work. In this paper we apply agent-based modeling and simulation to investigate a set of problems in a retail context. Specifically, we are working to understand the relationship between human resource management practices and retail productivity. Despite the fact we are working within a relatively novel and complex domain, it is clear that intelligent agents could offer potential for fostering sustainable organizational capabilities in the future. The project is still at an early stage. So far we have conducted a case study in a UK department store to collect data and capture impressions about operations and actors within departments. Furthermore, based on our case study we have built and tested our first version of a retail branch simulator which we will present in this paper.

Siebers, Peer-Olaf; Celia, Helen; Clegg, Christopher

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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New Course Teaches Best Practices for Water Management for Federal Facilities  

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FEMP now offers Best Practices for Comprehensive Water Management for Federal Facilities, a new e-Training core course providing skills to increase efficiency and reduce water use through O&M practices and water-efficient technologies.

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Optimizing Strategies to Improve Interprofessional Practice for Veterans, Part 1  

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Introduction Interprofessional patient care is a well-recognized path that health care systems are striving toward. The Veterans Affairs (VA) system initiated interprofessional practice (IPP) models with their Geriatric ...

Bhattacharya, Shelley B; Rossi, Michelle I; Mentz, Jennifer M.

2014-04-17T23:59:59.000Z

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High resolution weather modeling for improved fire management  

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A critical element to the accurate prediction of fire/weather behaviour is the knowledge of near-surface weather. Weather variables, such as wind, temperature, humidity and precipitation, make direct impacts on the practice of managing prescribed burns ... Keywords: fire behavior, numerical weather prediction, parallel computing

Kevin Roe; Duane Stevens; Carol McCord

2001-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING COSTS IN THE DRINKING WATER SUPPLY INDUSTRY: An ENERGY STAR Resource Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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Best Practices. Case StudyThe Challenge: Improving Ventilation System Energy EfficiencyEnergy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), Office of Industrial Technologies. 2000. Best PracticesEnergy Efficiency Actions for Plant Personnel96 iii Appendix D: Assessing Energy Management Systems for Best Practices .

Brown, Moya Melody, Camilla Dunham Whitehead, Rich

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Recommendations for improvements to program and project management  

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Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) has operated with a balanced matrix organization for over sixteen years. Much of the work at the Laboratory is accomplished with good customer satisfaction through programs, projects, and matrix management. During the past several years concerns about program and project management at ORNL have been expressed by both the Department of Energy and ORNL staff. In May 1993 the ORNL Division/Program/Office Directors Caucus chartered a ``fox team`` to identity and to recommend improvements to matrix management that would lead to resolution of these concerns. Nine experienced ORNL staff members served on this Matrix Management Upgrade Solutions Team (MMUST). The MMUST adopted a four-phase approach in which they first gathered information and then developed and proposed recommended actions. In the fourth phase the team was available to support implementation of the recommendations. They began work in June 1993, gathering and evaluating information in biweekly meetings for six months. Recommendations developed in October and November 1993 were presented to ORNL management in December. The MMUST issued three principal recommendations based on their evaluation of the information gathered. They are: Renew and enhance the ORNL management commitment to matrix management, program managers, and project managers; Implement actions to ensure career path parity between the program/project manager family of positions and the technical line manager family of positions across all directorates and divisions; and Clarify and document program/project manager roles, responsibilities, and authorities.

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1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thinking Globally: How ISO 50001 - Energy Management can make industrial energy efficiency standard practice  

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with the ISO quality (ISO 9001:2008) and environmental (ISOsystem standards such as ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 have somemanagement practices (ISO 9001) and environmental management

McKane, Aimee

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Theory and practice of continuous improvement in shop-floor teams  

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Most publications about Continuous Improvement (CI) stress the importance, and describe practical applications, of CI. Practicable, i.e. useful and usable, theories that help organisations to make appropriate decisions when adopting, implementing, operating and continuously improving a CI system are relatively few. Concentrating on one particular form of CI, i.e., shop-floor improvement teams, the aim of the present article is to contribute to the development of such a practicable theory about CI. Based on insights given by contingency theory and empirical observations, the article explores and explains the functioning of shop-floor improvement teams and their contribution to the CI.

Ellen de Lange-Ros; Harry Boer

2001-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Response to Director's Review of Fermilab Project Management Improvement Initiatives  

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Response to Director's Review of Fermilab Project Management Improvement Initiatives Response to Director's Review of Fermilab Project Management Improvement Initiatives May 14, 2013 Executive Summary Fermilab is entering a new, transitional era defined by the transformation from operating a very large experimental facility over several decades to managing and delivering a portfolio of new projects within technical performance, budget and schedule expectations. Throughout CY12, internal and external reviews identified some systemic weaknesses in execution of some construction activities and fabrication of components, including procurement planning and execution, cost estimating, and internal project communication. These Project Management System concerns have the potential to impact other projects and operational activities at the Laboratory if not addressed. Coincident with the

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Standards, Guidance and Practices for Improved Data Quality  

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Since the mid 1980s, the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) has been involved with numerous projects to collect operational reactor data, develop data tools, and trend and analyze that data for the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). Because the data are used in subsequent risk analyses, the NRC must have confidence in the quality of the data delivered. The NRC tasked the INL to establish a comprehensive data quality assurance program. A key element of that effort was to establish a set of requirements based on industry and government standards, guidance and good practices. This paper discusses where these were found, the process of extracting the requirements and recommendations from the source materials, and the consolidation of them into a concise set of 22 standards, guidance and practices for technical data quality. While this set was created specifically for the data programs within the NRCs Office of Research, they have broad application to many high-technology industries.

Martin B. Sattison

2010-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Selected Industrial Sectors in the Lower Fraser Basin  

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#12;Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) for Selected Industrial Sectors in the Lower Fraser control/treatment Best Management Practices (BMPs) for 19 industrial sectors. A companion Baekground Basin DOE FRAP 1997-03 Prepared for: Environment Canada Environmental Protection Fraser Pollution

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Fort Huachuca Water Awareness Program: Best Management Practice Case Study #2: Information and Education Programs, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Brochure)  

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Case study overview of the U.S. Army Fort Huachuca water awareness practice as part of FEMP's water efficiency best management practice series.

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2009-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Practices | Department of Energy  

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Best Best Practices Best Practices Facilities Asset Management Best Practices A best practice is a specific process that works and creates ideas, options and insights for others. The following best practices highlight best practice policies and success stories from across the U.S. Federal Government that have substantially improved the management of Federal inventory through: improved financial performance, increased efficiency and productivity, promoted sustainable development, reduced costs and time, saved energy, and supported strategic goals of Federal agencies. Find out more about: Resource Conservation DOE Office of Health, Safety and Security, Best Practices in Sustainable Environmental Stewardship, 2008 Federal Energy Management Program, Metering Best Practices, A Guide

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A Comparative analysis of selected broodmare management practices employed at Claiborne Farm  

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Record of Study A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SELECTED BROOD~ MANAGEMENT PRACTICES EMPLOYED AT CLAIBORNE FARM A PROFESSIONAL PAPER Jerry M. Green Submitted to the College of Agriculture of Texas ARM University in partial fulfillment... of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF AGRICULTURE December 1991 Animal Science Equine Breeding Management A COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF SELECTED BROOD~ MANAGEMENT PRACTICES EMPLOYED AT CLAIBORNE FARM A PROFESSIONAL PAPER Jerry M. Green Approved...

Green, Jerry M.

1991-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Household Segmentation in Food Insecurity and Soil Improving Practices in Ghana  

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secure household, and households farming medium quality soil increase the probability of adopting soil improving practices. Application of chemical fertilizers, commercial seeds, and pesticides, along with operating under a seasonal lease tenure...

Nata, Jifar T

2013-08-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Biotechnology in the potential practical application of somatotrophic hormones for improving animal performance  

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Biotechnology in the potential practical application of somatotrophic hormones for improving animal-1566, Switzerland. Summary. The use of biotechnology now allows adequate supplies of previously scarce, together with rapid advances in biotechnology, have produced an environment for potentially exciting

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Planting improvement : the rhetoric and practice of scientific agriculture in northern British America, 1670-1820  

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"Planting Improvement: The Rhetoric and Practice of Scientific Agriculture in Northern British America, 1670-1820," explores the history and cultural politics of environmental change in the British empire through a focus ...

Zilberstein, Anya

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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IMPROVING URBAN FLOOD MANAGEMENT WITH AUTONOMOUS MINI-UAVS  

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IMPROVING URBAN FLOOD MANAGEMENT WITH AUTONOMOUS MINI-UAVS A DISSERTATION SUBMITTED TO THE SWISS;#12;Abstract In this study we assessed how small-scale unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) photogrammetry technology digital surface models (DSMs) was investigated with consideration of UAV flight parameters

Giger, Christine

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Watershed Management: An Evaluation of the Mullen Slough Capital Improvement  

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and Action Plan King County, Washington, USA by Fiona Murray McNair B.Sc. McGill University 1995 RESEARCH Capital Improvement Project Study and Action Plan, King County, Washington, USA Examining Committee:_______________________________ #12;iii Abstract A watershed management process, for a sub-basin in King County, WA is examined

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Activity-based knowledge contexts : an exploration of Niklas Luhmann's autopoietic social theories for knowledge management practice and systems.  

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??[Truncated abstract] The dominant approaches to knowledge management practice and the design of knowledge management systems are driven by a resource-based view of knowledge. In (more)

Young, Regit

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE Knowledge Management Community of Practice | Department of...  

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to: - Share best practices for corporately promoting knowledge sharing for professional development and continual learning. - Create a sustainable network to strategize ways to...

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Theoretical and Practical Improvements on the RMQ-Problem, with Applications to LCA and LCE  

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Theoretical and Practical Improvements on the RMQ-Problem, with Applications to LCA and LCE c and Vishkin. We use our new algorithm for RMQ to improve on LCA-computation for binary trees, and further give a constant-time LCE-algorithm solely based on arrays. Both LCA and LCE have important applications, e

Fischer, Johannes

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Practical Limits on Achievable Energy Improvements and Useable Delay Tolerance in  

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data gathering is to reduce the energy cost of an aggregation tree. The energy optimal aggregationPractical Limits on Achievable Energy Improvements and Useable Delay Tolerance in Correlation Aware during the data gathering process to improve energy efficiency. In this paper, we study the energy

Sivakumar, Raghupathy

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Proposed platform for improving grid security by trust management system  

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With increasing the applications of grid system, the risk in security field is enhancing too. Recently Trust management system has been recognized as a noticeable approach in enhancing of security in grid systems. In this article due to improve the grid security a new trust management system with two levels is proposed. The benefits of this platform are adding new domain in grid system, selecting one service provider which has closest adaption with user requests and using from domains security attribute as an important factor in computing the trust value.

Siadat, Safieh; Mohsenzadeh, Mehran

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Management Practice #5: Water-Efficient Irrigation  

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Water efficiency must be considered from the initial irrigation system design phase through installation to ensure optimal performance. Consistent management and maintenance is also essential....

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Tribal Energy Development Operation and Management Best Practices...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

hone and revise strategic energy plans, foster and grow management capabilities, create cloud services to store historical data and ensure that succeeding councils have access to...

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Employee Retention and Integrated Disability Management Practices as Demand Side Factors  

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Introduction Demand-side employment research on company policies and practices related to retention and absence and disability management (ADM) can contribute to our understanding...Aim To examin...

Rochelle Habeck; Allan Hunt; Colleen Head Rachel

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An examination of Boeing's supply chain management practices within the context of the global aerospace industry  

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This thesis examines the supply chain management practices of the Boeing Commercial Airplane Company within the context of the global aerospace industry. The methodology used for this study includes a study of emerging ...

izmeci, DaŸ lar

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Imagining flood futures: risk assessment and management in practice  

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...consequences. risk management|risk analysis|flooding|simulacra...we have come to deem as more acceptable than others in predicting the...how do they become deemed as acceptable and, crucially, what effect...science, public policy and risk management in order to make...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Practical Knowledge about Data: Acquisition, Metering, Monitoring, and Management  

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control strategy based on the data acquired, then the project will take on other costs. If an energy management control system (EMCS), a building automation system (BAS) or a supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system already exists...

Herrin, D.

2002-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Guide to good practices for line and training manager activities  

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The purpose of this guide is to provide direction for line and training managers in carrying out their responsibilities for training and qualifying personnel and to verify that existing training activities are effective.

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1998-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

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How are Practices Made to Vary? Managing Practice Adaptation in a Multinational Corporation  

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Review 5 adapted resembles or deviates in kind from the features of the previous version of the practice (true or distant) and is related to the scope and meaning of the practice. Meaning can be changed through hybridization where adopters combine... and provided a forum to facilitate and capture learning, thereby providing the infrastructure to cumulate experiences and to integrate them into the central tools and methodologies of ACE. First, ACE Council, consisting of UTC business unit leaders, played...

Ansari, Shaz; Reinecke, Juliane; Spaan, Amy

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Cattle Feedlot Waste Management Practices -For Water and Air Pollution Control  

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Cattle Feedlot Waste Management Practices - For Water and Air Pollution Control John M. Sweeten in the potential for both water and air pollution. To prevent potential problems from developinginto real problems* Water Pollution and Wastewater Management This bulletin outlines some of the basic regulatory

Mukhtar, Saqib

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Knowledge management practices in project-based organisations  

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The paper aims to describe the difficulties in knowledge sharing in project management and suggest solutions to these difficulties. Following a review of knowledge sharing in the literature, workshops are conducted with expert project management practitioners in 2006; in addition, a questionnaire survey of the participants of the workshops is conducted. The study finds that Small- and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) had different knowledge-sharing arrangements from those of Multinational Corporations (MNCs). The work of SMEs was more likely to be based on company-level knowledge sharing and the commitment of employees to projects was less marked. SMEs did not use formal project management systems to manage their projects; rather, they relied on the knowledge of individuals. In all of the companies studied, the most important challenges were cultural how managers enable learning and how people can learn from mistakes most effectively. The structural factors in Knowledge Management (KM) were also of importance. The study is highly context-oriented and local. There is a need for in-depth interviews regarding the conditions of knowledge sharing in project business. The study makes a contribution to a better understanding of the knowledge-sharing conditions in project business in SMEs and MNCs.

Maqsood Sandhu; Marja Naaranoja

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water Efficiency Improvements at Various Environmental Protection...  

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Water Efficiency Improvements at Various Environmental Protection Agency Sites: Best Management Practices Case Study 12-LaboratoryMedical Equipment Water Efficiency Improvements...

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Efficacy of an integrated continuing medical education (CME) and quality improvement (QI) program on radiation oncologist (RO) clinical practice  

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Purpose: There has been little radiation oncologist (RO)-specific research in continuing medical education (CME) or quality improvement (QI) program efficacy. Our aim was to evaluate a CME/QI program for changes in RO behavior, performance, and adherence to department protocols/studies over the first 12 months of the program. Methods and Materials: The CME/QI program combined chart audit with feedback (C-AWF), simulation review AWF (SR-AWF), reminder checklists, and targeted CME tutorials. Between April 2003 and March 2004, management of 75 patients was evaluated by chart audit with feedback (C-AWF) and 178 patients via simulation review audit (SR-AWF) using a validated instrument. Scores were presented, and case management was discussed with individualized educational feedback. RO behavior and performance was compared over the first year of the program. Results: Comparing the first and second 6 months, there was a significant improvement in mean behavior (12.7-13.6 of 14, p = 0.0005) and RO performance (7.6-7.9 of 8, p = 0.018) scores. Protocol/study adherence significantly improved from 90.3% to 96.6% (p = 0.005). A total of 50 actions were generated, including the identification of learning needs to direct CME tutorials, the systematic change of suboptimal RO practice, and the alteration of deficient management of 3% of patients audited during the program. Conclusion: An integrated CME/QI program combining C-AWF, SR-AWF, QI reminders, and targeted CME tutorials effectively improved targeted RO behavior and performance over a 12-month period. There was a corresponding increase in departmental protocol and study adherence.

Leong, Cheng Nang [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore) and Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore)]. E-mail: Cheng_Nang_Leong@mail.nhg.com.sg; Shakespeare, Thomas Philip [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); North Coast Cancer Institute, Coffs Harbour (Australia); Mukherjee, Rahul K. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore); Back, Michael F. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore); Lee, Khai Mun [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore); Lu, Jiade Jay [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore); Wynne, Christopher J. [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); Lim, Keith [Department of Radiation Oncology, The Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); Tang, Johann [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, National University Hospital (Singapore); Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Institute, Tan Tock Seng Hospital (Singapore); Zhang Xiaojian [Department of Radiation Oncology, Cancer Hospital, Fudan Hospital, Shanghai (China)

2006-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Guideline to good practices for maintenance management involvement at DOE nuclear facilities  

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The purpose of the Guideline to Good Practices for Maintenance Management Involvement at DOE Nuclear Facilities is to provide contractor maintenance organizations with information that may be used to verify adequacy of and/or modify existing maintenance management programs, or to develop new programs. This document is intended to be an example guideline for the implementation of DOE Order 4330.4A, Maintenance Management Program, Chapter 2, Elements 14 and 16. DOE contractors should not feel obligated to adopt all parts of this guide. Rather, they should use the information contained herein as a guide for developing maintenance management programs that are applicable to their facility.

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1993-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Keeping Found Things Found: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management: The Study and Practice of Personal Information Management  

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WE ARE ADRIFT IN A SEA OF INFORMATION. We need information to make good decisions, to get things done, to learn, and to gain better mastery of the world around us. But we do not always have good control of our information - not even in the "home waters" ... Keywords: Database Management, Library & Information Science, User Interfaces

William Jones

2007-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Water management practices used by Fayetteville shale gas producers.  

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Water issues continue to play an important role in producing natural gas from shale formations. This report examines water issues relating to shale gas production in the Fayetteville Shale. In particular, the report focuses on how gas producers obtain water supplies used for drilling and hydraulically fracturing wells, how that water is transported to the well sites and stored, and how the wastewater from the wells (flowback and produced water) is managed. Last year, Argonne National Laboratory made a similar evaluation of water issues in the Marcellus Shale (Veil 2010). Gas production in the Marcellus Shale involves at least three states, many oil and gas operators, and multiple wastewater management options. Consequently, Veil (2010) provided extensive information on water. This current study is less complicated for several reasons: (1) gas production in the Fayetteville Shale is somewhat more mature and stable than production in the Marcellus Shale; (2) the Fayetteville Shale underlies a single state (Arkansas); (3) there are only a few gas producers that operate the large majority of the wells in the Fayetteville Shale; (4) much of the water management information relating to the Marcellus Shale also applies to the Fayetteville Shale, therefore, it can be referenced from Veil (2010) rather than being recreated here; and (5) the author has previously published a report on the Fayetteville Shale (Veil 2007) and has helped to develop an informational website on the Fayetteville Shale (Argonne and University of Arkansas 2008), both of these sources, which are relevant to the subject of this report, are cited as references.

Veil, J. A. (Environmental Science Division)

2011-06-03T23:59:59.000Z

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Sustainable development of eco-industrial parks in China: effects of managers' environmental awareness on the relationships between practice and performance  

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Abstract As an important means of achieving sustainable development, eco-industrial parks have been given great significance at every level of Chinese governments, and as a result, they have made great strides in China. The increasing pressures of resource constraints and the need for environmental protection have made the achievement of optimal sustainable development performance crucial. Managers of eco-industrial park administrative committees, as decision makers and executors, have a pivotal role in the design, plan, and organization for the sustainable development of eco-industrial parks. Furthermore managers' environmental awareness is important when organizing environmental practices in their eco-industrial parks. This paper seeks to establish the value of the effects of managers' environmental awareness on the relationships between environmental practices and sustainable development performance by presenting an analysis of Chinese eco-industrial park projects. Using an empirical study, this paper first identifies the key environmental practices, directed by managers, which impact the sustainable development performance of Chinese eco-industrial parks. The moderating effect of managers' environmental awareness on the relationships between environmental practices and sustainable development performance is then developed. Our results show that instituting environmental norms for eco-industrial park enterprises, building industrial symbiosis, and providing guidance to key enterprises play significant roles in producing sustainable development performance for eco-industrial parks. Managers' environmental awareness is helpful in driving and transforming environmental practices into sustainable development performance. Our results also provide assistance for designing and implementing environmental practices for sustainable development, recruiting managers with higher environmental awareness, and training managers to improve their environmental awareness so that eco-industrial parks can achieve sustainable development performance.

Ying Qu; Yakun Liu; Raveendranath Ravi Nayak; Mengru Li

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Practical Approach to Energy Management in a Large Petrochemical Manufacturing Facility  

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The largest of Chevron Phillips Chemical Company's 34 chemical manufacturing facilities, the Cedar Bayou Plant located in Baytown, TX, undertook the task of creating a facility-wide energy management and improvement program in 2004. The Cedar Bayou...

Ackley, A.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Subcontracting Practices at the Nevada Operations Office and Its Management and Operating Contractor, WR-B-96-07  

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY OFFICE OF INSPECTOR GENERAL SUBCONTRACTING PRACTICES AT THE NEVADA OPERATIONS OFFICE AND ITS MANAGEMENT AND OPERATING CONTRACTOR

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Water Reclamation and Reuse at Fort Carson: Best Management Practice Case Study #14 - Alternate Water Sources (Brochure)  

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FEMP Water Efficiency Best Management Practice #14 Case Study: Overview of the water reclamation and reuse program at the U.S. Army's Fort Carson.

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2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Best management practices plan for the Lower East Fork Poplar Creek Operable Unit, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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This plan was prepared in support of the Phase II Remedial Design Report (DOE/OR/01-1449&D1) and in accordance with requirements under CERCLA to present the plan for best management practices to be followed during the remediation. This document provides the Environmental Restoration Program with information about spill prevention and control, water quality monitoring, good housekeeping practices, sediment and erosion control measures, and inspections and environmental compliance practices to be used during Phase II of the remediation project for the Lower East Fork Poplar Creek Operable Unit.

NONE

1996-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

151

Using a Practical Approach to Energy Management to Get it Done  

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The Wisconsin Focus on Energy program saw a need in 2002 to develop a template for energy management so that companies could easily implement a systematic and continual improvement approach to manage their energy. To meet this need the Focus program...

Nicol, J.; Dantoin, T.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

152

LIFE CYCLE ASSET MANAGEMENT Good Practice Guide GPG-FM-024 Site-Selection Process  

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LIFE LIFE CYCLE ASSET MANAGEMENT Good Practice Guide GPG-FM-024 Site-Selection Process March 1996 Department of Energy Office of Field Management Office of Project and Fixed Asset Management This page intentionally left blank. Contents GPG-FM-024 March 1996 iii 1. INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.1 Purpose . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 1.2 Site Selection, NEPA, and Comprehensive Land-Use Planning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2 2. PRINCIPLES AND PROCESSES . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1 Formal (Program Directed or Competed) Site Selection . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1.1 The Site-Selection Official . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1.2 Site-Selection Team . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5 2.1.3 Determining Task Scope

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EM ARRA Best Practices and Lessons Learned Workshop: Field Manager's Top Issues  

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EM ARRA BEST PRACTICES and LESSONS LEARNED WORKSHOP Waste Management Symposium Phoenix, AZ March 1, 2012 www.em.doe.gov 2 Field Manager's Top Issues Strategic Direction/Programmatic Decisions - Make remaining programmatic decisions so field can implement in expedited and efficient manner Streamline Requirements - Reduce reporting and new requirements from HQ to field Delegate to Field - Provide more tactical decision making to the field in the area of contracts, AE, and execution year budget decisions www.em.doe.gov 3 Field Manager's Top Issues Strategic Direction/Programmatic Decisions - Make remaining programmatic decisions so field can implement in expedited and efficient manner. Examples:

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A Multi-Agent Simulation of Retail Management Practices Peer-Olaf Siebers, Uwe Aickelin  

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A Multi-Agent Simulation of Retail Management Practices Peer-Olaf Siebers, Uwe Aickelin Automated, UK h.celia@leeds.ac.uk, c.w.clegg@leeds.ac.uk Keywords: agent-based modeling and simulation, retail (ABMS) to investigate a set of problems in a retail context. Specifically, we are working to understand

Aickelin, Uwe

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Bioenergy crop greenhouse gas mitigation potential under a range of management practices  

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Bioenergy crop greenhouse gas mitigation potential under a range of management practices T A R A W been proposed as viable bioenergy crops because of their potential to yield harvest- able biomass-senescence harvests are a more effective means than maximizing yield potential. Keywords: bioenergy, feedstocks, GHG

DeLucia, Evan H.

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The Effect of Land Use and Its Management Practices on Plant Nutrient Availability and Carbon Sequestration  

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on soil degradation on both physical and chemical property of soil as well as on soil carbon sequestration availability and soil carbon sequestration in Bezawit Sub- Watershed, near Bahir Dar, Ethiopia. More The Effect of Land Use and Its Management Practices on Plant Nutrient Availability and Carbon

Walter, M.Todd

157

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR POTATOES seec ing Potato Voriet-es  

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BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES FOR POTATOES seec ing Potato Voriet-es for Mic -gon 45¢ Richard Chase bal to a high quality potato crop for commer- inche in rows 34 inches apart. Based on a soil test cial outlet. Extensive potato Ibs K20/A. variety performance trials are conducted each year Harvests were made

Douches, David S.

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QUANTITATIVE MICROBIAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF ORGANIC WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN A PERI-URBAN COMMUNITY  

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in dose-response assessment in QMRA. The risks were significantly higher than the acceptable risk level defined by USEPA and WHO for drinking water, which was used as a guideline acceptable risk in this studyi QUANTITATIVE MICROBIAL RISK ASSESSMENT OF ORGANIC WASTE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES IN A PERI

Richner, Heinz

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Improving Managed Environmental Water Use: Shasta River Flow and Temperature Modeling  

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i Improving Managed Environmental Water Use: Shasta River Flow and Temperature Modeling By SARAH and perhaps reduce some water management conflicts. Additional research for managing environmental water use manage water supplies and demands to increase water use efficiency through conservation, water markets

Lund, Jay R.

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Cough REVIEW Open Access Cough management: a practical approach  

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Cough is one of the most common symptoms for which patients seek medical attention from primary care physicians and pulmonologists. Cough is an important defensive reflex that enhances the clearance of secretions and particles from the airways and protects the lower airways from the aspiration of foreign materials. Therapeutic suppression of cough may be either disease-specific or symptom related. The potential benefits of an early treatment of cough could include the prevention of the vicious cycle of cough. There has been a long tradition in acute cough, which is frequently due to upper respiratory tract infections, to use symptom-related anti-tussives. Suppression of cough (during chronic cough) may be achieved by disease-specific therapies, but in many patients it is often necessary to use symptomatic anti-tussives, too. According to the current guidelines of the American College of Chest Physician on Cough Suppressants and Pharmacologic Protussive Therapy and additional clinical trials on the most frequent anti-tussive drugs, it should be possible to diagnose and treat cough successfully in a majority of cases. Among drugs used for the symptomatic treatment of cough, peripherally acting anti-tussives such as levodropropizine and moguisteine show the highest level of benefit and should be recommended especially in children. By improving our understanding of the specific effects of these anti-tussive agents, the therapeutic use of these drugs may be refined. The present review provides a summary of the most clinically relevant anti-tussive drugs in addition to their potential mechanism of action.

Francesco De Blasio; Johann C Virchow; Mario Polverino; Ro Zanasi; Panagiotis K Behrakis; Gunsely Kilin; Rossella Balsamo; Gianluca De Danieli; Luigi Lanata

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DOE Announces 2008 Federal Energy and Water Management Awards...  

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improving operations and maintenance practices and upgrading building management and heating, ventilating, and air conditioning equipment, including recommissioning energy...

162

EM Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in Three-Day  

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Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in Three-Day Workshop EM Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in Three-Day Workshop March 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis ORLANDO, Fla. - EM held a three-day workshop in Orlando this month focusing on strategies to improve contract and project management across the EM complex. More than 100 EM employees attended the 2012 Contract and Project Management Workshop for a series of briefings and working sessions by dozens of EM leaders, including federal procurement and project directors. The event, held March 20-22, was hosted by EM's Office of Acquisition and Project Management. "There was a wide range of discussions on many aspects of contract and project management for our acquisition professionals throughout EM, as well

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EM Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in Three-Day  

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EM Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in EM Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in Three-Day Workshop EM Focuses on Contract, Project Management Improvements in Three-Day Workshop March 1, 2012 - 12:00pm Addthis ORLANDO, Fla. - EM held a three-day workshop in Orlando this month focusing on strategies to improve contract and project management across the EM complex. More than 100 EM employees attended the 2012 Contract and Project Management Workshop for a series of briefings and working sessions by dozens of EM leaders, including federal procurement and project directors. The event, held March 20-22, was hosted by EM's Office of Acquisition and Project Management. "There was a wide range of discussions on many aspects of contract and project management for our acquisition professionals throughout EM, as well

164

Survey Report: Improving Integration of Program Management and Systems Engineering  

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Formanyyears,aculturalbarrierhasexistedbetweenpractitionersofsystemsengineeringandofprogrammanagement.Somesystemsengineersandprogrammanagershavedevelopedthemindsetthattheirworkactivitiesar ...

Conforto, Edivandro

165

Toward A Practical Multi-agent System for Integrated Control and Asset Management of Petroleum Production Facilities  

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Toward A Practical Multi-agent System for Integrated Control and Asset Management of Petroleum intelligent multi- agent system for asset management for the petroleum industry, which is crucial the feasibility of an intelligent asset management system. Having proposed a conceptual model, architecture

Taylor, James H.

166

Storm water quantity control has long been a challenge for highway designers. Traditionally, centralized best management practice designs  

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such storm water management controls adequately, how- ever, further research and correlation between concept in storm water management is emerging as a result of increased interest in storm water impacts and environmentally sound storm water management practice (1, 6). Numerous studies and other research efforts have

Fiedler, Fritz R.

167

Review of Beryllium Management Practices at Rocky Flats During Closure Operations  

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DOE-Environmental Management DOE - Complex Wide Review of Beryllium Management Practices at Rocky Flats During Closure Operations Challenge Beryllium (Be) metal is used by DOE in weapons production, as a reactor moderator or reflector, and as a fuel element cladding. Workers who are exposed to high concentrations of beryllium often develop acute beryllium disease caused by the inhalation of beryllium dust or particles which can cause Be sensitivity or chronic Be disease (CBD), a disabling and often fatal lung disease. A review of Rocky Flats Environmental Technology Site (RFETS) Be practices put in place by Kaiser-Hill, the cleanup contractor, was initiated to determine the effectiveness of RFETS beryllium characterization and prevention programs and to determine what, if any, suggestions could be

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The New Energy Management Frontier: The Critical Role of a Systematic Management Approach in Making Technology Improvements Successful  

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The New Energy Management Frontier: The Critical Role of a Systematic Management Approach in Making Technology Improvements Successful Jon Feldman Senior Consultant Hatch Consulting Mississauga, Ontario, Canada ABSTRACT Improvements... in technology certainly playa pivotal role in the quest for increased energy efficiency. However, sophisticated industrial energy users are increasingly learning that technology alone cannot drive long-tenn, sustainable reductions in energy cost. The role...

Feldman, J.

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Slaughter and carcass characteristics of Santa Gertrudis steers produced by different management practices  

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T V v r- t?B ?. M ?'i?> SLAUGHTER AND CARCASS CHARACTERISTICS OF SANTA GERTRUDIS STEERS PRODUCED BY DIFFERENT MANAGEMENT PRACTICES A Dissertation By ROBERT LEE REDDISH"i Submitted to the Graduate School of the Agricultural and Mechanical... theexperimental cattle, Mr. Harold Franke and Mr* H*. V. Reyes for feeding and caring for the experimental cattle, and Dr. M. J* Garber and Mr. R* L . Smith for their help with the statistical analyses. The work of Dr* Sylvia Cover in collection...

Reddish, Robert Lee

2013-10-04T23:59:59.000Z

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IT PROJECT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM A ten-week program covering best practices in IT project management  

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with managing and working with people such as team composition and leadership, conflict resolution and politics Professional, and the software will also be available in the Institute's dedicated laboratory. YOU WILL LEARN: · Development Methodologies · System Architecture · Organizing and Staffing the Project Team · Conflict

Schaefer, Marcus

171

Improvement in urban storm water management: analysing the innovation process through the three  

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SOYER 1 Improvement in urban storm water management: analysing the innovation process through to associate hard sciences and social sciences. Keywords Storm water management; observatories; innovation management is a good example: inefficient water networks in the city (regarding waste water as well as storm

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Efforts in improvement of nuclear knowledge and information management in Croatia  

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The IAEA was authorised for exchange of technical and scientific information on peaceful uses of atomic energy and established INIS in 1970 as an international bibliographic database in the nuclear field and in nuclear related areas. Countries at different levels of technological development could derive benefits from INIS output products. The use of nuclear technology relies on the accumulation of knowledge in nuclear science and technology, including both technical information in documents and databases, and knowledge in human resources. Nuclear knowledge and information exchange are important for the process of decision-making. The IAEA supports all Members in systematic knowledge preservation and information exchange, who want to transfer their practical experience to the younger generation and to archive important information. Croatia is involved in activities in knowledge and information management since 1994 when she joined INIS. Thanks to development and application of new information technologies within the INIS information management framework, Members improve the collection, production and dissemination of nuclear knowledge and information.

Sanda Pleslic; Nevenka Novosel

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

173

Irrigation Management Improvements for San Joaquin Valley Pima Cotton Systems  

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Comparing pima and upland cotton growth, development andProceedings of Fourth World Cotton Research Conference, 2007Scheduling Final Irrigations. Cotton Management Guidelines,

Munk, Daniel S; Hutmacher, Robert B.

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

174

Control Center and Data Management Improvements Modernize Bulk...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Operations Corporation's (GSOC) Smart Grid Investment Grant (SGIG) project modernized bulk power management and control center operations for 38 electric membership...

175

F L O R I D A G R E E N I N D U S T R I E S Best Management Practices  

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F L O R I D A G R E E N I N D U S T R I E S Best Management Practices for Protection of Water and implementation of this best management practices manual developed jointly by the Department of Environmental written our best management practices manual in partnership with the Department of Environmental

Watson, Craig A.

176

GAO-05-274 Contract Management: Opportunities to Improve Surveillance...  

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& Publications GAO-06-838R Contract Management: DOD Vulnerabilities to Contracting Fraud, Waste, and Abuse Microsoft Word - ITSI award doc 06-D0008 conformed to P00001.doc...

177

Improving web site security with data flow management  

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This dissertation describes two systems, RESIN and BFLow, whose goal is to help Web developers build more secure Web sites. RESIN and BFLOW use data flow management to help reduce the security risks of using buggy or ...

Yip, Alexander Siumann, 1979-

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

178

Alternative techniques improve irrigation and nutrient management on dairies  

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to minimize its generation nure from free-stall barns. Thissystems that apply ma- nure water. Improved irrigationbaling twine) in the ma- nure water clog the discharge open-

Schwankl, Larry; Frate, Carol

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

179

Investigating Rainwater Harvesting as a Stormwater Best Management Practice and as a Function of Irrigation Water Use  

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Stormwater runoff has negative impacts on water resources, human health and environment. In this research the effectiveness of Rain Water Harvesting (RWH) systems is examined as a stormwater Best Management Practice (BMP). Time...

Shannak, Sa'D Abdel-Halim

2012-02-14T23:59:59.000Z

180

Investigation of Project Management Planning Practices for Renovation of Historical Buildings in Urban Contexts Located in Texas  

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This study investigated the relationship between Project Management Planning (PMP) practices and project success for preservation projects of historical significance located in an urban context. The planning for these projects was also emphasized...

Escamilla, Edelmiro

2012-07-16T23:59:59.000Z

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181

The Influence of Hotel Managers Intentions for Green Marketing Practices: An Application of the Theory of Planned Behavior in Turkey  

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What drives hotel managers to adapt green practices in their hotel especially in developing countries with less policy and control of environmental impacts? In seeking to answer this question, the developing country of Turkey was selected...

Yilmaz, Nese

2014-08-05T23:59:59.000Z

182

U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY STRATEGY FOR IMPROVING CONTRACT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT  

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DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY STRATEGY FOR IMPROVING CONTRACT AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT Introduction In December 2010, the Deputy Secretary convened a summit to discuss strategies for improving contract and project management. The participants addressed six issues, which were identified as barriers to improved performance, including: Project and contract alignment, change control, and truing-up contracts; Program/project prioritization and funding alignment; Contract administration including surveillance, monitoring and oversight; Roles and responsibilities of contracting officers and contracting officer representatives; Accountability and aligning incentives; Adequate project and contract management staffing. As a result of the summit discussions, the Department will implement the strategies outlined in

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TOWARDS THE DEVELOPMENT OF A SIMULATOR FOR INVESTIGATING THE IMPACT OF PEOPLE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES ON RETAIL PERFORMANCE  

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PRACTICES ON RETAIL PERFORMANCE Peer-Olaf Siebers1 , Uwe Aickelin1 , Helen Celia2 , Chris W. Clegg2 1 for understanding the impact of management practices on retail performance are developed under the assumption of stability, equilibrium and linearity, whereas retail operations are considered in reality to be dynamic, non

Aickelin, Uwe

184

Communities of Practice: A Tool for Creating Institutional Change in Support of the Mission of the Federal Energy Management Program  

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Report discusses communities of practice, which are professionals working on common problems to exchange information and ideas that allow them to innovate and better manage the pace and direction of change in their organization. These communities can be a a tool to stimulate organizational, social, and cultural change to support energy efficiency, renewable energy, and water conservation efforts. This report also describes the behavior and organizational principles that underlie communities of practices, provides examples of different types of communities of practice.

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Improving the management of nuclear technology: Technical, financial, and organizational measures for assessing the performance of nuclear utilities  

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This paper is the outcome of a study with the objective of better understanding and improving the quality of the management of technology in the case of the nuclear power industry. The authors tried to deal with this topic in an empirical way, namely by conducting four case studies on the major nuclear power utilities in the State of New York and by doing a comparative analysis of the material collected, focusing on the main economic and organizational issues, and the management of technology practices that pertain to nuclear power generation. The study covered in depth the nuclear divisions of only four out of a total of fifty-five nuclear utilities that exist in the United States, hence we want to stress the caveat that it has an exploratory rather than a statistically conclusive nature.

Elias Carayannis; Jose Maldifassi

1992-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

186

STUDY PROTOCOL Open Access Improving the management of non-ST elevation  

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that evidence based treatments are under-utilised in this patient population, particularly in high-risk patients potential for improvement in the management and treatment of this patient population (risk stratification professionals and hospital managers. Trial registration: Clinicaltrials.gov NCT00716430 * Correspondence: m

Boyer, Edmond

187

INCREASING WATERFLOOD RESERVES IN THE WILMINGTON OIL FIELD THROUGH IMPROVED RESERVOIR CHARACTERIZATION AND RESERVOIR MANAGEMENT  

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This project increased recoverable waterflood reserves in slope and basin reservoirs through improved reservoir characterization and reservoir management. The particular application of this project is in portions of Fault Blocks IV and V of the Wilmington Oil Field, in Long Beach, California, but the approach is widely applicable in slope and basin reservoirs. Transferring technology so that it can be applied in other sections of the Wilmington Field and by operators in other slope and basin reservoirs is a primary component of the project. This project used advanced reservoir characterization tools, including the pulsed acoustic cased-hole logging tool, geologic three-dimensional (3-D) modeling software, and commercially available reservoir management software to identify sands with remaining high oil saturation following waterflood. Production from the identified high oil saturated sands was stimulated by recompleting existing production and injection wells in these sands using conventional means as well as a short radius redrill candidate. Although these reservoirs have been waterflooded over 40 years, researchers have found areas of remaining oil saturation. Areas such as the top sand in the Upper Terminal Zone Fault Block V, the western fault slivers of Upper Terminal Zone Fault Block V, the bottom sands of the Tar Zone Fault Block V, and the eastern edge of Fault Block IV in both the Upper Terminal and Lower Terminal Zones all show significant remaining oil saturation. Each area of interest was uncovered emphasizing a different type of reservoir characterization technique or practice. This was not the original strategy but was necessitated by the different levels of progress in each of the project activities.

Scott Walker; Chris Phillips; Roy Koerner; Don Clarke; Dan Moos; Kwasi Tagbor

2002-02-28T23:59:59.000Z

188

Efficiency improvement of a ground coupled heat pump system from energy management  

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Efficiency improvement of a ground coupled heat pump system from energy management N. Pardo a,*, Á coupled heat pump Energy efficiency Numerical simulation a b s t r a c t The installed capacity of an air to improve the efficiency of a ground coupled heat pump air conditioning system by adapting its produced

Fernández de Córdoba, Pedro

189

Substation based data interpretation techniques for improved power system management  

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There is now considerable pressure on electric utilities to operate their systems in the most efficient manner possible and to provide increased quality of service to customers. This pressure, coupled with the decreasing availability of reserve margins dictates that there is a requirement for comprehensive system operation support through, among other things, the provision of quality information relating to the behavior of the primary and secondary systems. This paper will show how the data available within modern substation control and management systems can be exploited in a cost-effective manner, through the implementation of advanced substation functions in an open systems environment. Certain functions which are presently carried out at the control center could be distributed (or partially distributed) to the substation. These functions may provide the utility staff with quality information, which can in turn be used to satisfy the objectives of increasing quality and security of supply, in addition to optimizing the utility`s information, maintenance and asset management functions.

Booth, C.; McDonald, J.R. [Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow (United Kingdom). Centre for Electrical Power Engineering] [Univ. of Strathclyde, Glasgow (United Kingdom). Centre for Electrical Power Engineering; Laycock, W.J.

1997-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

190

Waste Management Improvement Initiatives at Atomic Energy of Canada Limited - 13091  

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Atomic Energy of Canada Limited's (AECL) Chalk River Laboratories (CRL) has been in operation for over 60 years. Radioactive, mixed, hazardous and non-hazardous wastes have been and continue to be generated at CRL as a result of research and development, radioisotope production, reactor operation and facility decommissioning activities. AECL has implemented several improvement initiatives at CRL to simplify the interface between waste generators and waste receivers: - Introduction of trained Waste Officers representing their facilities or activities at CRL; - Establishment of a Waste Management Customer Support Service as a Single-Point of Contact to provide guidance to waste generators for all waste management processes; and - Implementation of a streamlined approach for waste identification with emphasis on early identification of waste types and potential disposition paths. As a result of implementing these improvement initiatives, improvements in waste management and waste transfer efficiencies have been realized at CRL. These included: 1) waste generators contacting the Customer Support Service for information or guidance instead of various waste receivers; 2) more clear and consistent guidance provided to waste generators for waste management through the Customer Support Service; 3) more consistent and correct waste information provided to waste receivers through Waste Officers, resulting in reduced time and resources required for waste management (i.e., overall cost); 4) improved waste minimization and segregation approaches, as identified by in-house Waste Officers; and 5) enhanced communication between waste generators and waste management groups. (authors)

Chan, Nicholas; Adams, Lynne; Wong, Pierre [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, K0J 1J0 (Canada)] [Atomic Energy of Canada Limited, Chalk River Laboratories, Chalk River, Ontario, K0J 1J0 (Canada)

2013-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE-HDBK-1114-98; Guide to Good Practices for Line and Training Manager Activities  

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4-98 4-98 June 1998 Superseding DOE-STD-1056-93 February 1993 DOE HANDBOOK GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES FOR LINE AND TRAINING MANAGER ACTIVITIES U.S. Department of Energy AREA TRNG Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; (423) 576-8401. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161; (703) 605-6000. Order No. DE98003917 DOE-HDBK-1114-98 iii FOREWORD 1. This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook is approved for use by all DOE Components and

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Managing Project Scope Definition to Improve Stakeholders Participation and Enhance Project Outcome  

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Project scope definition is the process whereby a project is defined and prepared for execution. It helps to decide on whether or not to proceed with the project. An incomplete scope definition in early stages of a project's life cycle is a common source of difficulty in construction project development process. Meanwhile, the developing of the project can effect positively or negatively a variety of interests. Construction projects in specific bring different degrees of changes on the surrounding environment and people, not only limited at the construction site. Therefore, project definitions boundaries may be redefined, or subjected to differing expectations and interpretation by different stakeholders. The literature suggests that project scope definition practices and stakeholders management are two separate domains, which are often investigated separately. However, project scope definition practices can benefit from stakeholders management theories. Using procedural justice and participation theories to bring together the two domains, this research will contribute to theory and practice in the project management field. The paper develops a conceptual framework of an ongoing PhD research that seeks to answer the main research question How can the level of project scope definition completeness be evaluated to account for differences in stakeholders concerns to facilitate a better project outcome in public building projects? The research aims to develop a procedure that should help a project management team measure the completeness of project scope definition with adequate consideration for stakeholders inputs at the pre-project planning stage of building projects, thereby facilitating a better project outcome.

Mohammed K. Fageha; Ajibade A. Aibinu

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Thinking Globally: How ISO 50001 - Energy Management can make industrial energy efficiency standard practice  

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The purpose of an energy management system standard is towww.iso.org/iso/energy_management_system_standard Relatedof an energy management system. For organizations already

McKane, Aimee

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Evaluation of the Los Alamos National Security Emergency Operations Divison Emergency Management Self-assessment Practices, June 2011  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

06-08 06-08 Site: Los Alamos National Laboratory Subject: Office of Enforcement and Oversight's Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Activity Report for the Evaluation of the Los Alamos National Security Emergency Operations Division Emergency Management Self-assessment Practices Dates of Activity : 06/06/2011-06/08/2011 Report Preparer: John Bolling/Randy Griffin Activity Description/Purpose: Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS) and the Los Alamos Site Office (LASO) requested that the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS), Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations evaluate LANS's Emergency Operations Division emergency management self- assessment practices. Utilizing the self-assessment of the Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) emergency

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Surveillance Guide - MSS 1.1 Corrective Action/Issue Management and Continuous Improvement  

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CORRECTIVE ACTION/ISSUE MANAGEMENT & CONTINUOUS IMPROVMENT CORRECTIVE ACTION/ISSUE MANAGEMENT & CONTINUOUS IMPROVMENT 1.0 Objective The objective of this surveillance is to verify that contractor personnel are effectively managing environment, safety, and health issues. The activities included in this surveillance help the Facility Representative determine whether safety issues identified through internal contractor, and external DOE or Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board evaluation programs are resolved consistent with the level of safety importance. It further verifies continuous improvement programs are in place and functional. 2.0 References 2.1 10 CFR 830.120, Quality Assurance Requirements 2.2 DOE O 414.1A, Quality Assurance 2.3 DOE O 232.1A, Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information

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Recent Improvements in Interface Management for Hanford's Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant - 13263  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of River Protection (ORP) is responsible for management and completion of the River Protection Project (RPP) mission, which includes the Hanford Site tank farms operations and the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP). The RPP mission is to store, retrieve and treat Hanford's tank waste; store and dispose of treated wastes; and close the tank farm waste management areas and treatment facilities by 2047. The WTP is currently being designed and constructed by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) for DOE-ORP. BNI relies on a number of technical services from other Hanford contractors for WTP's construction and commissioning. These same services will be required of the future WTP operations contractor. Partly in response to a DNFSB recommendation, the WTP interface management process managing these technical services has recently been improved through changes in organization and issue management. The changes are documented in an Interface Management Plan. The organizational improvement is embodied in the One System Integrated Project Team that was formed by integrating WTP and tank farms staff representing interfacing functional areas into a single organization. A number of improvements were made to the issue management process but most notable was the formal appointment of technical, regulatory and safety subject matter experts to ensure accurate identification of issues and open items. Ten of the thirteen active WTP Interface Control Documents have been revised in 2012 using the improved process with the remaining three in progress. The value of the process improvements is reflected by the ability to issue these documents on schedule and accurately identify technical, regulatory and safety issues and open items. (authors)

Arm, Stuart T.; Van Meighem, Jeffery S. [Washington River Protection Solutions, P.O. Box 850, Richland, Washington, 99352 (United States)] [Washington River Protection Solutions, P.O. Box 850, Richland, Washington, 99352 (United States); Duncan, Garth M.; Pell, Michael J. [Bechtel National Inc., 2435 Stevens Center Place, Richland, Washington, 99352 (United States)] [Bechtel National Inc., 2435 Stevens Center Place, Richland, Washington, 99352 (United States); Harrington, Christopher C. [Department of Energy - Office of River Protection, 2440 Stevens Center Place, Richland, Washington, 99352 (United States)] [Department of Energy - Office of River Protection, 2440 Stevens Center Place, Richland, Washington, 99352 (United States)

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WM2014 Conference- Building the Community of Practice for Performance and Risk Assessment in Support of Risk-Informed Environmental Management Decisions  

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WM2014 Conference - Building the Community of Practice for Performance and Risk Assessment in Support of Risk-Informed Environmental Management Decisions - 14575

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Kitchen Appliance Upgrades Improve Water Efficiency at DOD Exchange...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Kitchen Appliance Upgrades Improve Water Efficiency at DOD Exchange Facilities: Best Management Practice Case Study 11: Commercial Kitchen Equipment (Brochure), Federal Energy...

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Cement Making. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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The cost of energy as part of the total production costs in the cement industry is significant, warranting attention for energy efficiency to improve the bottom line. Historically, energy intensity has declined, although more recently energy intensity seems to have stabilized with the gains. Coal and coke are currently the primary fuels for the sector, supplanting the dominance of natural gas in the 1970s. Most recently, there is a slight increase in the use of waste fuels, including tires. Between 1970 and 1999, primary physical energy intensity for cement production dropped 1 percent/year from 7.3 MBtu/short ton to 5.3 MBtu/short ton. Carbon dioxide intensity due to fuel consumption and raw material calcination dropped 16 percent, from 609 lb. C/ton of cement (0.31 tC/tonne) to 510 lb. C/ton cement (0.26 tC/tonne). Despite the historic progress, there is ample room for energy efficiency improvement. The relatively high share of wet-process plants (25 percent of clinker production in 1999 in the U.S.) suggests the existence of a considerable potential, when compared to other industrialized countries. We examined over 40 energy efficient technologies and measures and estimated energy savings, carbon dioxide savings, investment costs, and operation and maintenance costs for each of the measures. The report describes the measures and experiences of cement plants around the wold with these practices and technologies. Substantial potential for energy efficiency improvement exists in the cement industry and in individual plants. A portion of this potential will be achieved as part of (natural) modernization and expansion of existing facilities, as well as construction of new plants in particular regions. Still, a relatively large potential for improved energy management practices exists.

Galitsky, Christina; Worrell, Ernst; Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of an equipment management model to improve effectiveness of processes  

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The nuclear industries have developed and are trying to create a performance model to improve effectiveness of the processes implemented at nuclear plants in order to enhance performance. Most high performing nuclear stations seek to continually improve the quality of their operations by identifying and closing important performance gaps. Thus, many utilities have implemented performance models adjusted to their plant's configuration and have instituted policies for such models. KHNP is developing a standard performance model to integrate the engineering processes and to improve the inter-relation among processes. The model, called the Standard Equipment Management Model (SEMM), is under development first by focusing on engineering processes and performance improvement processes related to plant equipment used at the site. This model includes performance indicators for each process that can allow evaluating and comparing the process performance among 21 operating units. The model will later be expanded to incorporate cost and management processes. (authors)

Chang, H. S.; Ju, T. Y.; Song, T. Y. [Korea Hydro and Nuclear Power Co., Ltd., 25-1 Jang-dong, Yuseong-gu, Daejeon, 305-343 (Korea, Republic of)

2012-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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UNBC Hazardous Waste Guide Proper waste management practices are essential for the safety of all students, staff, and  

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treatment of hazardous waste can also cause long-term environmental effects, such as contaminated ground by the Radiation Safety Officer. #12;Storage of Waste Each lab must decide on an appropriate location for wasteUNBC Hazardous Waste Guide Proper waste management practices are essential for the safety of all

Northern British Columbia, University of

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Report: Removal of EM Projects from the GAO High Risk List: Strategies for Improving the Effectiveness of Project and Contract Management in the Office of Environmental Management  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

REPORT TO THE REPORT TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ADVISORY BOARD Removal of EM Projects from the GAO High Risk List: Strategies for Improving the Effectiveness of Project and Contract Management in the Office of Environmental Management Submitted by the EMAB Acquisition and Project Management Subcommittee December 5, 2011 Introduction: This report provides a comprehensive summary of the work performed by the Acquisition and Project Management Subcommittee (APMS) of the Environmental Management Advisory Board, since tasking in March 2010. In particular, this report includes the summary observations developed and recommendations previously approved by the EMAB on the Subcommittee's work and presented to the then Assistant Secretary of Environmental Management (EM). As the

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Recent Improvements In Interface Management For Hanfords Waste Treatment And Immobilization Plant - 13263  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of River Protection (ORP) is responsible for management and completion of the River Protection Project (RPP) mission, which comprises both the Hanford Site tank farms operations and the Waste Treatment and Immobilization Plant (WTP). The RPP mission is to store, retrieve and treat Hanford's tank waste; store and dispose of treated wastes; and close the tank farm waste management areas and treatment facilities by 2047. The WTP is currently being designed and constructed by Bechtel National Inc. (BNI) for DOE-ORP. BNI relies on a number oftechnical services from other Hanford contractors for WTP's construction and commissioning. These same services will be required of the future WTP operations contractor. The WTP interface management process has recently been improved through changes in organization and technical issue management documented in an Interface Management Plan. Ten of the thirteen active WTP Interface Control Documents (ICDs) have been revised in 2012 using the improved process with the remaining three in progress. The value of the process improvements is reflected by the ability to issue these documents on schedule.

Arm, Stuart T. [Washington River Protection Solutions, Richland, WA (United States); Pell, Michael J. [Bechtel National, Inc., Richland, WA (United States); Van Meighem, Jeffery S. [Washington River Protection Solutions, Richland, WA (United States); Duncan, Garth M. [Bechtel National, Inc., Richland, WA (United States); Harrington, Christopher C. [Department of Energy, Office of River Protection, Richland, Washington (United States)

2012-11-20T23:59:59.000Z

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Project Information Form Project Title Managing Roadway Systems to Reduce GHG Emissions and Improve  

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or organization) $25,217 Total Project Cost $25,217 Agency ID or Contract Number DTRT13-G-UTC29 Start and EndProject Information Form Project Title Managing Roadway Systems to Reduce GHG Emissions and Improve Dates 4/1/14 ­ 3/30/15 Brief Description of Research Project There have been a variety of traffic

California at Davis, University of

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Reactive power management of distribution networks with wind generation for improving voltage stability  

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Reactive power management of distribution networks with wind generation for improving voltage February 2013 Available online Keywords: Composite load Distributed generation D-STATCOM Q with distributed wind generation. Firstly, the impact of high wind penetration on the static voltage stability

Pota, Himanshu Roy

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A Supply-Demand Model Based Scalable Energy Management System for Improved Energy  

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the dependency of an electronic system to primary energy sources (i.e. AC power or battery). For reliable energy generation and consumption parameters. The system uses economics inspired supply-demand modelA Supply-Demand Model Based Scalable Energy Management System for Improved Energy Utilization

Bhunia, Swarup

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Collaborative adaptive management in practice : case studies from Arizona and New Mexico  

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Collaborative adaptive management (CAM) is a natural resource management approach in which a diverse group of stakeholders iteratively plan, implement, monitor, evaluate and adjust management actions to reduce uncertainty ...

Kay, Jenna (Jenna Leidy)

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An engineering approach to improving hospital supply chains  

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This thesis explores supply chain management practices that have been implemented, and have improved supply chains in industries outside of healthcare. The presented supply chain practices have been selected because they ...

Cheng, Scott Hsiang-Jen

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A Measurement Management Technology for Improving Energy Efficiency in Data Centers and Telecommunication Facilities  

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Data center (DC) electricity use is increasing at an annual rate of over 20% and presents a concern for the Information Technology (IT) industry, governments, and the society. A large fraction of the energy use is consumed by the compressor cooling to maintain the recommended operating conditions for IT equipment. The most common way to improve the DC efficiency is achieved by optimally provisioning the cooling power to match the global heat dissipation in the DC. However, at a more granular level, the large range of heat densities of today's IT equipment makes the task of provisioning cooling power optimized to the level of individual computer room air conditioning (CRAC) units much more challenging. Distributed sensing within a DC enables the development of new strategies to improve energy efficiency, such as hot spot elimination through targeted cooling, matching power consumption at rack level with workload schedule, and minimizing power losses. The scope of Measurement and Management Technologies (MMT) is to develop a software tool and the underlying sensing technology to provide critical decision support and control for DC and telecommunication facilities (TF) operations. A key aspect of MMT technology is integration of modeling tools to understand how changes in one operational parameter affect the overall DC response. It is demonstrated that reduced ordered models for DC can generate, in less than 2 seconds computational time, a three dimensional thermal model in a 50 kft{sup 2} DC. This rapid modeling enables real time visualization of the DC conditions and enables 'what if' scenarios simulations to characterize response to 'disturbances'. One such example is thermal zone modeling that matches the cooling power to the heat generated at a local level by identifying DC zones cooled by a specific CRAC. Turning off a CRAC unit can be simulated to understand how the other CRAC utilization changes and how server temperature responds. Several new sensing technologies were added to the existing MMT platform: (1) air contamination (corrosion) sensors, (2) power monitoring, and (3) a wireless environmental sensing network. All three technologies are built on cost effective sensing solutions that increase the density of sensing points and enable high resolution mapping of DCs. The wireless sensing solution enables Air Conditioning Unit (ACU) control while the corrosion sensor enables air side economization and can quantify the risk of IT equipment failure due to air contamination. Validation data for six test sites demonstrate that leveraging MMT energy efficiency solutions combined with industry best practices results in an average of 20% reduction in cooling energy, without major infrastructure upgrades. As an illustration of the unique MMT capabilities, a data center infrastructure efficiency (DCIE) of 87% (industry best operation) was achieved. The technology is commercialized through IBM System and Technology Lab Services that offers MMT as a solution to improve DC energy efficiency. Estimation indicates that deploying MMT in existing DCs can results in an 8 billion kWh savings and projection indicates that constant adoption of MMT can results in obtainable savings of 44 billion kWh in 2035. Negotiations are under way with business partners to commercialize/license the ACU control technology and the new sensor solutions (corrosion and power sensing) to enable third party vendors and developers to leverage the energy efficiency solutions.

Hendrik Hamann, Levente Klein

2012-06-28T23:59:59.000Z

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GAO-05-274 Contract Management: Opportunities to Improve Surveillance on Department of Defense Service Contracts  

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Secretary of Defense Secretary of Defense March 2005 CONTRACT MANAGEMENT Opportunities to Improve Surveillance on Department of Defense Service Contracts GAO-05-274 What GAO Found United States Government Accountability Office Why GAO Did This Study Highlights Accountability Integrity Reliability www.gao.gov/cgi-bin/getrpt?GAO-05-274. To view the full product, including the scope and methodology, click on the link above. For more information, contact David E. Cooper at (617) 788-0555 or cooperd@gao.gov. Highlights of GAO-05-274, a report to the Secretary of Defense March 2005 CONTRACT MANAGEMENT Opportunities to Improve Surveillance on Department of Defense Service Contracts Surveillance varied on the 90 contracts we reviewed. Surveillance was insufficient on 26 of the contracts we reviewed but was sufficient on

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Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design: Revised March 2011, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Brochure)  

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Best Practices Guide Best Practices Guide for Energy-Efficient Data Center Design Revised March 2011 Prepared by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), a national laboratory of the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy; NREL is operated by the Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC. FEDERAL ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Acknowledgements | Contacts Acknowledgements This report was prepared by John Bruschi, Peter Rumsey, Robin Anliker, Larry Chu, and Stuart Gregson of Rumsey Engineers under contract to the National Renewable Energy Laboratory. The work was supported by the Federal Energy Management Program led by Will Lintner. Contacts William Lintner Bill Tschudi Otto VanGeet U.S. Department of Energy FEMP Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory National Renewable Energy Laboratory

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Innovation and Improvements In Project Implementation and Management; Using FMEA Technique  

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Nowadays project implementation and management organized based on updated technology and arrange with reduce risks and costs concepts. In this article, due to innovation in implementation and management of projects effective use of Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) technique has been proposed. FMEA technique is a systematic tools based on team working which usually can be used for identify, prevent, eliminate or control of potential errors causes in a system/ process/project. In the present article, after introducing the functions and aims of FMEA technique, using of this technique has been described in the implementation and management of projects. The main end of this article is using FMEA technique in various stages of project implementation in order to systematically improvement of processes and reduces project costs.

Mahdi Bahrami; Danial Hadizadeh Bazzaz; S. Mojtaba Sajjadi

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Corporate Energy Management Strategies for GHG Reduction and Improved Business Performance  

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Corporate Energy Management Strategies for GHG Reduction & Improved Business Performance James E. Robinson, P.E., P.Eng., CEM, CEP Principal Project Engineer DES Global, LLC Greenville, South Carolina ABSTRACT Experience shows... level requires a lengthy project identi- fication, approval, implementation, and final per- formance evaluation cycle. Pending GHG regula- tions, energy cost, and business volatility have corpo- rations accelerating deployment this class of system...

Robinson, J. E.

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Industrial-Load-Shaping: The Practice of and Prospects for Utility/Industry Cooperation to Manage Peak Electricity Demand  

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INDUSTRIAL-LOAD-SHAPI1IG: TIlE PRACTICE OF AND PROSPECTS FOR UTILITY/INDUSTRY COOPERATION TO MAUGE PEAK ELECTRICITY DEMAND Donald J. BuIes and David E. Rubin Consultants, Pacific Gas and Electric Company San Francisco, California Michael F.... Maniates Energy and Resources Group, University of California Berkeley, California ABSTRACT Load-management programs designed to reduce demand for electricity during peak periods are becoming increasingly important to electric utilities. For a gf...

Bules, D. J.; Rubin, D. E.; Maniates, M. F.

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Comparison of human resource management practices and perceptions of agri-business employees across three indonesian subcultures  

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was then administered to personnel of 8 agri-businesses of similar size located in three geographical regions of Indonesian including West Java, Bali, and Northern Sulawesi. These regions represent the central locales of three of Indonesia?s prominent.... Delimitations This study was designed to measure agri-business employees? perceptions of human resource management practices in three Indonesian regions- Western Java, Bali, and Northern Sulawesi. The data collected in this study may not be generalizable...

Kelly, Mark Christopher

2009-05-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Practice Energy Conservation, and Explore for Improving Technical Standards of Energy Efficiency Management  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

Information about the energy conservation and environmental protection investment group CECEP and its various services.

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A Practical Approach to Process Analysis and Improvement for Energy Conservation  

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for the present purpose, the so-called heat availability diagram has been used. It is useful to show visually the status of energy utilization, the loss of available energy due to irreversibility of process, and the bottleneck on improving energy utilization...

Shiroko, K.; Umeda, T.

1980-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Published in Software -Practice and Experience Vol. 20, No. 6., Wiley Supporting flexible consistency management via  

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and contrasted to existing consistency management approaches. #12;Page 2 2. COMMON CONSISTENCY MANAGEMENT consistency management via discrete change description propagation JOHN C. GRUNDY Department of Computer Science, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, New Zealand JOHN G. HOSKING AND WARWICK B

Grundy, John

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Service-oriented technology and management: Perspectives on research and practice for the coming decade  

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Service-oriented technologies and management have gained attention in the past few years, promising a way to create the basis for agility so that companies can deliver new, more flexible business processes that harness the value of the services approach ... Keywords: Business processes, Economic analysis, IT management, Research directions, Service paradigm, Service-oriented architecture, Service-oriented technology and management, Thought leadership

Haluk Demirkan; Robert J. Kauffman; Jamshid A. Vayghan; Hans-Georg Fill; Dimitris Karagiannis; Paul P. Maglio

2008-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Laboratory tests, statistical analysis and correlations for regained permeability and breakthrough time in unconsolidated sands for improved drill-in fluid cleanup practices  

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LABORATORY TESTS) STATISTICAL ANALYSIS AND CORRELATIONS FOR REGAINED PERMEABILITY AND BREAKTHROUGH TIME IN UNCONSOLIDATED SANDS FOR IMPROVED DRILL-IN FLUID CLEANUP PRACTICES A Thesis GERARDO ENRIQUE SERRANO Submitted to the Office of Graduate... AND BREAKTHROUGH TIME IN UNCONSOLIDATED SANDS FOR IMPROVED DRILL-IN FLUID CLEANUP PRACTICES A Thesis by GERARDO ENRIQUE SERRANO Submitted to Texas A&M University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE Approved...

Serrano, Gerardo Enrique

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Interaction of Water Management and Riparian Ecosystems: Attitudes, Practices, and Effects1  

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hydroelectric power, provide irrigation water, improve wa ter quality, conserve and develop fish, wildlife

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Surgeons' Knowledge and Practices Regarding the Role of Radiation Therapy in Breast Cancer Management  

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Purpose: Population-based studies suggest underuse of radiation therapy, especially after mastectomy. Because radiation oncology is a referral-based specialty, knowledge and attitudes of upstream providers, specifically surgeons, may influence patients' decisions regarding radiation, including whether it is even considered. Therefore, we sought to evaluate surgeons' knowledge of pertinent risk information, their patterns of referral, and the correlates of surgeon knowledge and referral in specific breast cancer scenarios. Methods and Materials: We surveyed a national sample of 750 surgeons, with a 67% response rate. We analyzed responses from those who had seen at least 1 breast cancer patient in the past year (n=403), using logistic regression models to identify correlates of knowledge and appropriate referral. Results: Overall, 87% of respondents were general surgeons, and 64% saw >10 breast cancer patients in the previous year. In a scenario involving a 45-year-old undergoing lumpectomy, only 45% correctly estimated the risk of locoregional recurrence without radiation therapy, but 97% would refer to radiation oncology. In a patient with 2 of 20 nodes involved after mastectomy, 30% would neither refer to radiation oncology nor provide accurate information to make radiation decisions. In a patient with 4 of 20 nodes involved after mastectomy, 9% would not refer to radiation oncology. Fewer than half knew that the Oxford meta-analysis revealed a survival benefit from radiation therapy after lumpectomy (45%) or mastectomy (32%). Only 16% passed a 7-item knowledge test; female and more-experienced surgeons were more likely to pass. Factors significantly associated with appropriate referral to radiation oncology included breast cancer volume, tumor board participation, and knowledge. Conclusions: Many surgeons have inadequate knowledge regarding the role of radiation in breast cancer management, especially after mastectomy. Targeted educational interventions may improve the quality of care.

Zhou, Jessica [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States); Griffith, Kent A. [Department of Biostatistics, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States); Hawley, Sarah T.; Zikmund-Fisher, Brian J. [Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States); Janz, Nancy K. [Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan School of Public Health, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States); Sabel, Michael S. [Department of Surgery, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States); Katz, Steven J. [Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States); Jagsi, Reshma, E-mail: rjagsi@med.umich.edu [Department of Radiation Oncology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan (United States)

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Certifying Industrial Energy Efficiency Performance: Aligning Management, Measurement, and Practice to Create Market Value  

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management systems, including ISO 9001:2000, 14001:2004 andmanagement systems, such as ISO 9001:2000, 14001:2004, and

McKane, Aimee; Scheihing, Paul; Williams, Robert

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Modern Risk Control Techniques for Improving the Environmental Management System in Romanian HV Installations  

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Abstract Environmental protection keeps on being one of the main concerns of our company, together with the economic efficiency and providing of high quality energy services. The general goal of the environmental policy consists in improving the environmental management system and mitigating the power units negative impact in compliance with the regulations in force. The specific goal accommodates the general goal to substations and electric lines, having as short and medium term target the compliance with the European requirements. As a result, more and more companies organise environmental studies and audits in order to evaluate their environmental performance. But such activities are not sufficient in themselves to provide the certainty that the performances comply to the regulation in force, and to the environment policy requirements. In order to become effective, these studies and audits have to be organised within a structured management, based on modern systems of global pollutants monitoring. These activities correspond to the ever stricter regulation and to the development of the economic policies and similar measures liable to stimulate environmental protection and the interest of the implied parties on environmental issues, sustainable development included. International standards on environmental management aim at providing the interested parties the fundamental elements of an environmental management

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Training Activities on Radioactive Waste Management at Moscow SIA -Radon-: Experience, Practice, Theory  

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Management of radioactive waste relates to the category of hazardous activities. Hence the requirements to the professional level of managers and personnel working in this industry are very high. Education, training and examination of managers, operators and workers are important elements of assuring safe and efficient operation of radioactive waste management sites. The International Education Training Centre (IETC) at Moscow State Unitary Enterprise Scientific and Industrial Association 'Radon' (SIA 'Radon'), in co-operation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), has developed expertise and provided training to waste management personnel for the last 10 years. The paper summarizes the current experience of the SIA 'Radon' in the organisation and implementation of the IAEA sponsored training and others events and outlines some of strategic educational elements, which IETC will continue to pursue in the coming years. (authors)

Batyukhnova, O.G.; Arustamov, A.E.; Dmitriev, S.A.; Agrinenko, V.V. [SUE SIA -Radon-, The 7-th Rostovsky Lane 2/14, Moscow (Russian Federation); Ojovan, M.I. [Immobilisation Science Laboratory, University of Sheffield, Sir Robert Hadfield Building (United Kingdom); Drace, Z. [International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna (Austria)

2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

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DOE-STD-1055-93; DOE Standard Guideline to Good Practices For Maintenance Management Involvement at DOE Nuclear Facilities  

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NOT MEASUREMENT NOT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE SENSITIVE DOE-STD-1055-93 March 1993 DOE STANDARD GUIDELINE TO GOOD PRACTICES FOR MAINTENANCE MANAGEMENT INVOLVEMENT AT DOE NUCLEAR FACILITIES U.S. Department of Energy AREA MNTY Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831. Available to the public from the National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, 5285 Port Royal Rd., Springfield, VA 22161. Order No. DE93013953 DOE-STD-1055-93 FOREWORD The purpose of the Guideline to Good Practices for M

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Engagement with Social Media Platforms via Mobile Apps for Improving Quality of Personal Health Management: A Healthcare Analytics Case Study  

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Patient engagement in self health and wellness management has been identified as an important goal in improving health outcomes. As a result, the use of mobile and social media for health and wellness promotion is gathering considerable momentum. Several ... Keywords: Consumer Segmentation, Health Plan, Health and Wellness Management, Mobile Apps, Predictive Models, Social Media

Sinjini Mitra, Rema Padman

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Drawing from past experience to improve the management of future underground projects  

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The high-energy physics community is currently developing plans to build underground facilities as part of its continuing investigation into the fundamental nature of matter. The tunnels and caverns are being designed to house a new generation of particle accelerators and detectors. For these projects, the cost of constructing the underground facility will constitute a major portion of the told capital cost and project viability can be greatly enhanced by paying careful attention to design and construction practices. A review of recently completed underground physics facilities and related literature has been undertaken to identify some management principles that have proven successful in underground practice. Projects reviewed were constructed in the United States of America and Europe using both Design-Build and more traditional Engineer-Procure-Construct contract formats. Although the physics projects reviewed tend to place relatively strict tolerances on alignment, stability and dryness, their overall requirements are similar to those of other tunnels and it is hoped that some of the principles promoted in this paper will be of value to the owner of any underground project.

Laughton, Christopher; /Fermilab

2004-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

229

Appropriate Technologies and Systems to respond to Climate Change, Improved Water Resources Management, Waste Management and Sanitation  

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Resources Management, Waste Management and Sanitation A Review of Water Information Systems in the English to adequately manage the resource and institute measures to equitably allocate water among the various competing in the management of the resource. This paper examines the water information systems of St. Lucia, Jamaica

Barthelat, Francois

230

MANAGEMENT OF SPENT NUCLEAR FUEL IN FINLAND: POLICY, PAST AND PRESENT PRACTICES, PLANS FOR THE FUTURE  

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In Finland, about 1700 tU of spent nuclear fuel has arisen from the operation of the four nuclear power units which were commissioned in late ... 1980s. Initially the spent fuel management policy was based on se...

E. RUOKOLA

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

231

Leadership Theory and Practice in Sport Management: What Constitutes Ethical Leadership According to Student-Interns?  

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. This qualitative study explored ethical leadership from the perspective of 13 undergraduate students (e.g., student-interns) majoring in sport management who have acquired experience in an academic environment and business setting. Semi-structured, face...

Clack, Justin Tyler

2013-07-29T23:59:59.000Z

232

Recommendations for future low-level and mixed waste management practices at Los Alamos National Laboratory  

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This report describes recommendations concerning the management of low-level radioactive wastes and mixtures at Los Alamos National Laboratory. Performance assessments, characterization, site disposal design, shipment, and storage are discussed.

Jennrich, E.A.; Klein, R.B.; Murphy, E.S.; Shuman, R. (Rogers and Associates Engineering Corp., Salt Lake City, UT (United States)); Hickman, W.W.; Rutz, A.C.; Uhl, D.L. (Wastren, Inc., Idaho Falls, ID (United States))

1989-04-27T23:59:59.000Z

233

Federal Energy Management Program: Federal Water Efficiency Best Management  

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Water Efficiency Best Management Practices Water Efficiency Best Management Practices Water Sense at Work Logo for the EPA WaterSense The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency developed WaterSense at Work, a compilation of water-efficiency best management practices (BMPs), to help commercial and institutional facilities understand and manage water use, help facilities establish effective water-management programs, and identify projects and practices that reduce facility water use. FEMP originally developed Federal Water Efficiency Best Management Practices (BMPs) in response to Executive Order (E.O.) 13123 requirements, which required Federal agencies to reduce water use through cost-effective water efficiency improvements. E.O. 13423 supersedes E.O. 13123. To account for the superseded requirement changes, water use patterns, and advancing technologies, the Environmental Protection Agency's WaterSense Office updated the original BMPs.

234

Certifying Industrial Energy Efficiency Performance: Aligning Management, Measurement, and Practice to Create Market Value  

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Certifying Industrial Energy Efficiency Performance:to improve their energy efficiency- as evidenced by the 98%the renewed interest in energy efficiency worldwide and the

McKane, Aimee; Scheihing, Paul; Williams, Robert

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

235

Hospital A Hospital B Hospital C Practice Variation in Emergency Department Management of Children  

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0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% 60% 70% 80% 90% 100% Hospital A Hospital B Hospital C Practice Variation, Children's National Medical Center; 3Department of Pediatrics, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, CBC, urinalysis, electrolytes, treatment with an antibiotic, and disposition of hospital admission

236

Knowledge management for radioactive waste disposal: moving from theory to practice  

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The exponential growth in the knowledge base for radioactive waste management is a cause for concern in many national programmes. In Japan, this problem is exacerbated by a volunteering approach to siting of a deep geological repository, which requires particular flexibility in the tailoring of site characterisation plans, repository concepts and associated Performance Assessments (PAs). Recognition of this situation led, in 2005, to initiation by Japan Atomic Energy Agency (JAEA) of an ambitious project to develop an advanced Knowledge Management System (KMS) aimed to facilitate its role as the supplier of background R&D support to both regulators and implementers of geological disposal. The paper will review progress to date in this work, with emphasis on tailoring of existing Knowledge Engineering tools and methods to radioactive waste management requirements, and outline future developments and challenges.

Hitoshi Makino; Kazumasa Hioki; Hiroyuki Umeki; Hiroyasu Takase; Ian G. McKinley

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

237

DOE Handbook: Guide to good practices for training of technical staff and managers  

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Training programs at DOE facilities should prepare personnel to safely and efficiently operate the facilities in accordance with DOE requirements. This guide contains information that can be used to develop or validate training programs for technical staff and managers at DOE nuclear facilities. Training programs based on the content of this guide should provide assurance that these personnel perform their jobs safely and competently.

NONE

1997-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

238

Use of information technology in facility management practices: a case study  

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This study deals with the use and effects of Information Technology (IT) in the field of Facilities Management (FM). The positives and negatives related to the use of IT were identified, and the reasons for using IT in those organizations were...

Dayal, Richa

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

239

Improving building life-cycle information management through documentation and communication of project objectives  

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Most currently available computer tools for the building industry proffer little more than productivity improvement in the transmission of graphical drawings and textual specifications, without addressing more fundamental changes in building life-cycle information management. This paper describes preliminary research into the development of a framework for the documentation and communication of the project objectives of a building project. When implemented in an interactive networked environment, this framework is intended to promote multiple participant involvement in the establishment and use of a common set of explicit goals, from the earliest phase of a project throughout its life cycle. A number of potential applications for this framework are identified. The requirements for integrating this life-cycle information with a product model of the physical design of a building, in an attempt to document and communicate design intent, are also discussed.

Hitchcock, R.J.

1995-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

240

Silica Scale Management: Lowering Operating Costs through Improved Scale Control, and Adding Value by Extracting Marketable By-Products  

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We are using laboratory and field experiments to design modeling tools and technology that will improve silica scale management practices in geothermal plants. Our work will help to lower operating costs through improved scale prediction and add new revenue streams from sale of mineral byproducts extracted from geothermal fluids. Improving the economics and effectiveness of scale control programs and/or extraction systems in geothermal operations requires a coupled kinetic-thermodynamic model of silica behavior. Silica scale precipitation is a multi-step process, involving a nucleation-related induction period, aqueous polymerization, condensation of polymers to form colloids, and deposition onto a solid surface. Many chemical and physical variables influence the rates of these steps and their impacts must be quantified and predictable in order to optimally control silica behavior. To date, in laboratory studies, we have quantified the effects on silica polymerization of the following set of chemical variables: Na at 500 and 2000 ppm, pH values from 5 to 9, temperatures of 25 and 50 C, and silica saturation values from 1.2 to 6 at initial dissolved silica concentrations of 600 ppm. Lowering pH both increases the induction time prior to polymerization and decreases the polymerization rate. We have successfully used a multiple regression model to predict polymerization rates from these variables. Geothermal fluids contain significant dissolved concentrations of potentially valuable mineral resources such as zinc, lithium, cesium and rubidium, but silica fouling interferes with traditional extraction methods. We are developing customized and new technologies to extract the silica as a commercial-grade commodity as well as the valuable metals. We are conducting field testing of some of these techniques at a Mammoth, CA geothermal plant using a reverse osmosis unit to concentrate the fluid, adding a commercial agglomerating agent to promote silica precipitation, and then removing the silica using a tangential flow ultrafilter. The particle size, surface area and trace impurities of the silica are characterized for comparison with commercial-grade silica products. We are also testing ion exchange resins and other functionalized materials to extract potentially economic concentrations of lithium, cesium, and rubidium that are enriched in the reverse osmosis concentrate.

Burton, E A; Bourcier, W L; Wallce, A; Bruton, C J; Leif, R

2003-06-18T23:59:59.000Z

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21 - Plant life management (PLiM) practices for pressurised heavy water nuclear reactors (PHWR)  

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Abstract: The chapter begins with the history of evolution of pressurised heavy water reactor (PHWR) technology in Canada and India and its importance to the three stage Indian Nuclear Power Programme. An insight into the technology and its variants in use in Canada and India has been provided. Regulatory practices followed in India for renewal of operating licences and also for re-licensing of older plants have been highlighted. Several technological advancements, both in the inspection technology and reactor design concepts have been briefly described to give a glimpse of development trends in future.

R.K. Sinha; S.K. Sinha; K.B. Dixit; A.K. Chakrabarty; D.K. Jain

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

242

Addressing Practical Issues in Designing Weather Insurance Contracts for Risk Management Applications in Developing Countries  

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Lerma Irrigation District (ARLID) in the state of Guanajuato in Mexico. We argue that incorporation of weather derivatives in water allocation decisions can improve overall well-being of producers and allow shift water allocations from the wet to the dry...

Snchez Aragn, Leonardo F

2014-04-07T23:59:59.000Z

243

A Total Quality Management (TQM) Approach for Energy Savings Through Employee Awareness and Building Upgrades to Improve Energy Efficiency  

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A TOTAL QUALIn' MANAGEMENT (TQM) APPROACH FOR ENERGY SAVINGS THROUGH EMPLOYEE AWARENESS AND BUILDING UPGRADES TO IMPROVE ENERGY EFFICIENCY Daniel H. Stewart, Principal Engineer, Facilities Department, Rh6oe-Poulenc. Inc., Cranbury, NJ...) approach depends on the input from the end-users, clients, employees, power companies, various consultants and site operation management. This paper discusses the energy efficiency projects that are currently in progress at Rhone Poulenc's Corporate...

Stewart, D. H.

244

DOE-HDBK-1203-97; Guide to Good Practices for Training of Technical Staff and Managers  

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MEASUREMENT MEASUREMENT SENSITIVE DOE-HDBK-1203-97 January 1997 Supersedes DOE-STD-1008-92 July 1992 DOE HANDBOOK GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES FOR TRAINING OF TECHNICAL STAFF AND MANAGERS U.S. Department of Energy FSC 6910 Washington, D.C. 20585 DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT A. Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited. This document has been reproduced directly from the best available copy. Available to DOE and DOE contractors from the Office of Scientific and Technical Information, P.O. Box 62, Oak Ridge, TN 37831; (423) 576-8401. Available to the public from the U.S. Department of Commerce, Technology Administration, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA 22161; (703) 487-4650. Order No. DE97000785 DOE-HDBK-1203-97 iii FOREWORD 1. This Department of Energy (DOE) Handbook is approved for use by all DOE

245

Towards the Development of a Simulator for Investigating the Impact of People Management Practices on Retail Performance  

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Often models for understanding the impact of management practices on retail performance are developed under the assumption of stability, equilibrium and linearity, whereas retail operations are considered in reality to be dynamic, non-linear and complex. Alternatively, discrete event and agent-based modelling are approaches that allow the development of simulation models of heterogeneous non-equilibrium systems for testing out different scenarios. When developing simulation models one has to abstract and simplify from the real world, which means that one has to try and capture the 'essence' of the system required for developing a representation of the mechanisms that drive the progression in the real system. Simulation models can be developed at different levels of abstraction. To know the appropriate level of abstraction for a specific application is often more of an art than a science. We have developed a retail branch simulation model to investigate which level of model accuracy is required for such a mode...

Siebers, Peer-Olaf; Celia, Helen; Clegg, Chris

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

246

1 Microsoft's Top 10 Business Practices for Environmentally Sustainable Datacenters Microsoft's Top 10 Business Practices for  

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outcomes include: Using information technology (IT) to improve energy efficiency; Accelerating--along with Microsoft's commitment to share best practices with the rest of the datacenter industry--this paper presents incentives to datacenter managers, not just for uptime, but also for improving energy efficiency as measured

Chaudhuri, Surajit

247

IGCC and PFBC By-Products: Generation, Characteristics, and Management Practices  

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The following report is a compilation of data on by-products/wastes from clean coal technologies, specifically integrated gasification combined cycle (IGCC) and pressurized fluidized-bed combustion (PFBC). DOE had two objectives in providing this information to EPA: (1) to familiarize EPA with the DOE CCT program, CCT by-products, and the associated efforts by DOE contractors in the area of CCT by-product management and (2) to provide information that will facilitate EPA's effort by complementing similar reports from industry groups, including CIBO (Council of Industrial Boiler Owners) and EEI USWAG (Edison Electric Institute Utility Solid Waste Activities Group). The EERC cooperated and coordinated with DOE CCT contractors and industry groups to provide the most accurate and complete data on IGCC and PFBC by-products, although these technologies are only now being demonstrated on the commercial scale through the DOE CCT program.

Pflughoeft-Hassett, D.F.

1997-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

248

Integrating Customer Relationship Management and Project Lifecycle Management using Information Technology Infrastructure Library Techniques to Improve Service Delivery  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

(International Standards Organization) to certify organizations as being compliant with the ISO/IEC 20000 standard. This body of knowledge includes a description of a CMS (Configuration Management System). CMS is a central repository of information about products...

Millet, Sabbas

2008-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

249

Improved land management, including agricultural miti-gation, is a necessary part of the global effort to avoid  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Improved land management, including agricultural miti- gation, is a necessary part of the global emissions and increas- ing sequestration of atmospheric carbon in forested and agricultural lands. Many Working Group on Long-term Cooperative Action (AWG­LCA) was requested to explore financing options [102

Vermont, University of

250

Comparison of selected foreign plans and practices for spent fuel and high-level waste management  

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This report describes the major parameters for management of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive wastes in selected foreign countries as of December 1989 and compares them with those in the United States. The foreign countries included in this study are Belgium, Canada, France, the Federal Republic of Germany, Japan, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. All the countries are planning for disposal of spent fuel and/or high-level wastes in deep geologic repositories. Most countries (except Canada and Sweden) plan to reprocess their spent fuel and vitrify the resultant high-level liquid wastes; in comparison, the US plans direct disposal of spent fuel. The US is planning to use a container for spent fuel as the primary engineered barrier. The US has the most developed repository concept and has one of the earliest scheduled repository startup dates. The repository environment presently being considered in the US is unique, being located in tuff above the water table. The US also has the most prescriptive regulations and performance requirements for the repository system and its components. 135 refs., 8 tabs.

Schneider, K.J.; Mitchell, S.J.; Lakey, L.T.; Johnson, A.B. Jr.; Hazelton, R.F.; Bradley, D.J.

1990-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

251

Improving reverse logistics processes using item-level product life cycle management  

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Sustainability is a key issue for companies offering products and services on the global market. The ever-increasing worldwide demand for raw materials in combination with the rising costs for materials and energy challenges companies to make their products, processes and services more sustainable. More and more customers are demanding sustainable products and services due to their increased awareness about environmental protection. By providing access to data, information and knowledge about products and services the concept of product life cycle management (PLM) can be applied to reverse logistics processes to improve sustainability. The term PLM and, therefore, the functionality of existing PLM systems must be considered as quite different. This paper introduces the concept of item-level PLM. It investigates the requirements that item-level PLM systems must fulfil in order to support sustainability in reverse logistics processes in an appropriate manner. Existing item-level PLM solutions are then investigated according to their suitability in the field of reverse logistics.

Carl Hans; Karl A. Hribernik; Klaus-Dieter Thoben

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

252

Managing Carbon Regulatory Risk in Utility Resource Planning:Current Practices in the Western United States  

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Concerns about global climate change have substantially increased the likelihood that future policy will seek to minimize carbon dioxide emissions. Assuch, even today, electric utilities are making resource planning and investment decisions that consider the possible implications of these future carbon regulations. In this article, we examine the manner in which utilities assess the financial risks associated with future carbon regulations within their long-term resource plans. We base our analysis on a review of the most recent resource plans filed by fifteen electric utilities in the Western United States. Virtually all of these utilities made some effort to quantitatively evaluate the potential cost of future carbon regulations when analyzing alternate supply- and demand-side resource options for meeting customer load. Even without Federal climate regulation in the U.S., the prospect of that regulation is already having an impact on utility decision-making and resource choices. That said, the methods and assumptions used by utilities to analyze carbon regulatory risk, and the impact of that analysis on their choice of a particular resource strategy, vary considerably, revealing a number of opportunities for analytic improvement. Though our review focuses on a subset of U.S. electric utilities, this work holds implications for all electric utilities and energy policymakers who are seeking to minimize the compliance costs associated with future carbon regulations

Barbose, Galen; Wiser, Ryan; Phadke, Amol; Goldman, Charles

2008-05-16T23:59:59.000Z

253

Managing Carbon Regulatory Risk in Utility Resource Planning: Current Practices in the Western United States  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Concerns about global climate change have substantially increased the likelihood that future policy will seek to minimize carbon dioxide emissions. As such, even today, electric utilities are making resource planning and investment decisions that consider the possible implications of these future carbon regulations. In this article, we examine the manner in which utilities assess the financial risks associated with future carbon regulations within their long-term resource plans. We base our analysis on a review of the most recent resource plans filed by fifteen electric utilities in the Western United States. Virtually all of these utilities made some effort to quantitatively evaluate the potential cost of future carbon regulations when analyzing alternate supply- and demand-side resource options for meeting customer load. Even without Federal climate regulation in the U.S., the prospect of that regulation is already having an impact on utility decision-making and resource choices. That said, the methods and assumptions used by utilities to analyze carbon regulatory risk, and the impact of that analysis on their choice of a particular resource strategy, vary considerably, revealing a number of opportunities for analytic improvement. Though our review focuses on a subset of U.S. electric utilities, this work holds implications for all electric utilities and energy policymakers who are seeking to minimize the compliance costs associated with future carbon regulations.

Barbose, Galen; Wiser, Ryan; Phadke, Amol; Goldman, Charles

2008-07-11T23:59:59.000Z

254

Conclusion: applying South East Asia Rainforest Research Programme science to land-use management policy and practice in a changing landscape and climate  

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...East Asia Rainforest Research Programme science to land-use management policy and practice...are briefly reviewed and the roles which science can play in addressing questions are outlined...considered. Results from the atmospheric science and hydrology papers, and some of the...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

255

A model for performance management in real properties using statistical techniques  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Within Real Property Portfolio Management. there is a conscious search for new methodologies to improve building management practice, particularly for facilities in use. An approach in this direction is realized by the ...

Deolalikar, Jyoti

1989-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

256

Improved  

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Improved Improved cache performance in Monte Carlo transport calculations using energy banding A. Siegel a , K. Smith b , K. Felker c,∗ , P . Romano b , B. Forget b , P . Beckman c a Argonne National Laboratory, Theory and Computing Sciences and Nuclear Engineering Division b Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Nuclear Science and Engineering c Argonne National Laboratory, Theory and Computing Sciences Abstract We present an energy banding algorithm for Monte Carlo (MC) neutral parti- cle transport simulations which depend on large cross section lookup tables. In MC codes, read-only cross section data tables are accessed frequently, ex- hibit poor locality, and are typically much too large to fit in fast memory. Thus, performance is often limited by long latencies to RAM, or by off-node communication latencies when the data footprint is very large and must be decomposed on

257

Name Management and Object Technology  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

to improve practical application of name manage­ ment approaches in various computing domains. One domainName Management and Object Technology for Advanced Software Alan Kaplan Jack C. Wileden {kaplan,wileden}@cs.umass.edu CMPSCI Technical Report 93--83 November 1993 Software Development Laboratory Computer Science Department

Siegelmann , Hava T

258

Improving D&D Planning and Waste Management with Cutting and Packaging Simulation  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The increased amount of decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) being performed throughout the world not only strains nuclear cleanup budgets, but places severe demands on the capacities of nuclear waste disposal sites. Although budgets and waste disposal sites have been able to accommodate the demand thus far, the increasing number of large facilities being decommissioned will cause major impacts to the waste disposal process. It is thus imperative that new and innovative technologies are applied within the D&D industry to reduce costs and waste disposal requirements for the decommissioning of our inventory of large and aging nuclear facilities. One of the most significant problems reactor owners deal with is the accurate determination of the types and volumes of wastes that will be generated during decommissioning of their facilities. Waste disposal costs, restrictions, and transportation issues can account for as much as 30% of the total costs to decommission a facility and thus it is very important to have accurate waste volume estimates. The use of simulation technologies to estimate and reduce decommissioning waste volumes provides a new way to manage risks associated with this work. Simulation improves the process by allowing facility owners to obtain accurate estimates of the types and amounts of waste prior to starting the actual D&D work. This reduces risk by permitting earlier and better negotiations with the disposal sites, and more time to resolve transportation issues. While simulation is a tool to be used by the D&D contractors, its real value is in reducing risks and costs to the reactor owners.

Richard H. Meservey; Jean-Louis Bouchet

2005-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

259

Best Practices | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Best Practices in Sustainable Environmental Stewardship, 2008 Federal Energy Management Program, Metering Best Practices, A Guide to Achieving Utility Resource Efficiency,...

260

TEX-A-SYST: Reducing the Risk of Ground Water Contamination by Improving Hazardous Waste Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

or unwanted chemicals can become a big problem. Some common disposal practices not only threaten ground water but also may be illegal. Small, unusable amounts of these products often wind up spilled, buried, dumped, or flushed onto a property. Minimizing... rules require that environmentally protective conditions be met before some disposal practices are permit- ted. Other previously common disposal prac- tices are now illegal because of their potential risks to human health and the environment. This new...

Harris, Bill L.; Hoffman, D.; Mazac Jr., F. J.; Kantor, A. S.

1997-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

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261

The Consistency of Virtual Organizations Enabling Capabilities and Improvements in Knowledge Management Performance  

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The success of a virtual organization VO largely depends on the effective collaboration of its members in orchestrating their knowledge, skills, core competences and resources. It enables the VOs to enhance competitive capabilities and respond better ... Keywords: Contingency Theory, Enabling Capabilities, Information and Communication Technology, Knowledge Management, Knowledge Management Performance KMP, Virtual Organization VO

Ali Moeini; Alireza Farmahini Farahani; Ahad Zare Ravasan

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

262

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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The U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry--defined in this Energy Guide as facilities engaged in the canning, freezing, and drying or dehydrating of fruits and vegetables--consumes over $800 million worth of purchased fuels and electricity per year. Energy efficiency improvement isan important way to reduce these costs and to increase predictable earnings, especially in times of high energy price volatility. There are a variety of opportunities available at individual plants in the U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry to reduce energy consumption in a cost-effective manner. This Energy Guide discusses energy efficiency practices and energy-efficient technologies that can be implemented at the component, process, facility, and organizational levels. A discussion of the trends, structure, and energy consumption characteristics of the U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry is provided along with a description of the major process technologies used within the industry. Next, a wide variety of energy efficiency measures applicable to fruit and vegetable processing plants are described. Many measure descriptions include expected savings in energy and energy-related costs, based on case study data from real-world applications in fruit and vegetable processing facilities and related industries worldwide. Typical measure payback periods and references to further information in the technical literature are also provided, when available. Given the importance of water in fruit and vegetable processing, a summary of basic, proven measures for improving plant-level water efficiency are also provided. The information in this Energy Guide is intended to help energy and plant managers in the U.S. fruit and vegetable processing industry reduce energy and water consumption in a cost-effective manner while maintaining the quality of products manufactured. Further research on the economics of all measures--as well as on their applicability to different production practices--is needed to assess their cost effectiveness at individual plants.

Masanet, Eric; Masanet, Eric; Worrell, Ernst; Graus, Wina; Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

263

Implementation of a Project Management System for Improvement to City, State's Design and Construction Capital Project Delivery  

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management, process improvement suggestions as well as staff supplements necessary for the completion of the backlog. This included the development of standard processes and procedures for the use by the combined City and consultant staff. The initial... combination of full time staff and consultant supplementary staff funded by the project?s individual budgets. In addition to completing the project backlog, this staff has documented the processes and procedures EMGT 835 Field Project 21 Chad Thompson...

Thompson, Chad C.

2007-05-18T23:59:59.000Z

264

Breeding management practices  

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hormone and progesterone during the estrous cycle of the mare. J. 4nim. Sci. 48:69. Oxender, W. D. , P. 4. Noden, and H-D. Hafs. 1977. Estrus, ovulation and serum progesterone, estradiol, and LH con- centrations in mares after an increased photoperiod... during winter. Am. J. Vet. Res. 38@203. Oxender, W. D. , P. 4. Noden, D. L. Bolenbaugh, and H. D. Hafs. 1975. Control of estrus with prostaglandin f2 alpha in mares minimal effective dose and stage of estrous cycle. 4m. J. Vet. Res. 36: 1145...

Walker, Laura Lea

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

265

Project Management Practices  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Statements, and Kohler's Dictionary for Accounting). (OMB A-11) 34. Assumption Factors used for planning purposes that are considered true, real or certain. Assumptions...

266

Performance Assessment Community of Practice  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

L L l W t C t B d High-Level Waste Corporate Board Performance Assessment Community of Practice Community of Practice John E. Marra, Ph.D. Associate Laboratory Director Associate Laboratory Director 5 March 2009 DOE EM HLW Corporate Board Meeting Phoenix, Arizona DOE-EM HLW Corporate Board Meeting Performance Assessment Process Community of Practice Background EM Senior Management would like to have g improved consistency in the execution of the Performance Assessment* process; Originally formed a sub-committee to draft a guidance document for practitioners; Th b itt b li C it f The sub-committee now believes a Community of Practice having broader scope should replace it; Draft Charter in review and presented for Draft Charter in review and presented for discussion. * Performance Assessment (PA) is used broadly to encompass assessments for LLW

267

Urban Air Quality Management: Detecting and Improving Indoor Ambient Air Quality  

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Current air pollution management and air quality control are primarily focused on outdoor and ... which act as public spaces, contaminated indoor air could be public health hazards. In Singapore ... spend a subst...

T. L. Tan; Gissella B. Lebron

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

268

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Cement Making. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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strategic energy management programin a strategic energy management program are depicted inof a strategic energy management program A successful

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

269

The role of patient experience surveys in quality assurance and improvement: a focus group study in English general practice.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

, which included 48 codes grouped loosely into headings including validity of surveys, interpretation of survey feedback, organizational changes and perfor- mance comparison. Our coding framework went through a process of application, discus- sion... not always fulfilled because many GPs worked part-time. Practice staff felt that patients had a role to play in smooth and efficient functioning of primary care services. Staff spoke about increasing patient accountability and engaging patients...

Boiko, Olga; Campbell, John L.; Elmore, Natasha; Davey, Antoinette F.; Roland, Martin; Burt, Jenni

2014-11-04T23:59:59.000Z

270

A regulatory approach for e-waste management: a cross-national review of current practice and policy with an assessment and policy recommendation for the Indian perspective  

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This paper attempts to make an assessment and policy recommendation for the Indian perspective through a cross-national review of current practice and policy. It also addresses in a transition economy with some reference to policies and practices in other transition economies. It has been shown that existing Hazardous Waste Rules could overturn the necessity of a separate national legislation dealing with e-waste alone after it is being configured to accommodate e-waste for its management in India. The regulatory approach proposed could serve as a model or at least a starting point for other transition countries that may not be so far along as India with respect to management of e-waste.

Amitava Bandyopadhyay

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Online Project Management Certification Syllabus Project management has evolved into a business practice that is closely aligned with the organizational and strategic goals of today's  

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1 Online Project Management Certification Syllabus Overview Project management has evolved. No matter what product or service a business offers, it has projects that must be delivered on time, on budget within scope and with much greater predictability. Project management provides established

Reisslein, Martin

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Integrated methodology for production related risk management of vehicle electronics (IMPROVE).  

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??This scientific work is designated to provide an innovative and integrated conceptional approach to improve the assembly quality of automotive electronics. This is achieved by (more)

Geis, Stefan Rafael

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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GUIDELINES FOR IMPLEMENTATION OF AN ADVANCED OUTAGE CONTROL CENTER TO IMPROVE OUTAGE COORDINATION, PROBLEM RESOLUTION, AND OUTAGE RISK MANAGEMENT  

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This research effort is a part of the Light-Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) Program, which is a research and development (R&D) program sponsored by Department of Energy (DOE) and performed in close collaboration with industry R&D programs that provide the technical foundations for licensing and managing the long-term, safe, and economical operation of current nuclear power plants. The LWRS program serves to help the U.S. nuclear industry adopt new technologies and engineering solutions that facilitate the continued safe operation of the plants and extension of the current operating licenses. Managing NPP outages is a complex and difficult task due to the large number of maintenance and repair activities that are accomplished in a short period of time. During an outage, the outage control center (OCC) is the temporary command center for outage managers and provides several critical functions for the successful execution of the outage schedule. Essentially, the OCC functions to facilitate information inflow, assist outage management in processing information, and to facilitate the dissemination of information to stakeholders. Currently, outage management activities primarily rely on telephone communication, face to face reports of status, and periodic briefings in the OCC. It is a difficult task to maintain current the information related to outage progress and discovered conditions. Several advanced communication and collaboration technologies have shown promise for facilitating the information flow into, across, and out of the OCC. The use of these technologies will allow information to be shared electronically, providing greater amounts of real-time information to the decision makers and allowing OCC coordinators to meet with supporting staff remotely. Passively monitoring status electronically through advances in the areas of mobile worker technologies, computer-based procedures, and automated work packages will reduce the current reliance on manually reporting progress. The use of these technologies will also improve the knowledge capture and management capabilities of the organization. The purpose of this research is to improve management of NPP outages through the development of an advanced outage control center (AOCC) that is specifically designed to maximize the usefulness of communication and collaboration technologies for outage coordination and problem resolution activities. This technical report for industry implementation outlines methods and considerations for the establishment of an AOCC. This report provides a process for implementation of a change management plan, evaluation of current outage processes, the selection of technology, and guidance for the implementation of the selected technology. Methods are presented for both adoption of technologies within an existing OCC and for a complete OCC replacement, including human factors considerations for OCC design and setup.

Shawn St. Germain; Ronald Farris; April M. Whaley; Heather Medema; David Gertman

2014-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

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An improved energy management strategy for FC/UC hybrid electric vehicles propelled by motor-wheels  

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Abstract The hybridization of the fuel-cell electric-vehicle (FCEV) by a second energy source has the advantage of improving the system's dynamic response and efficiency. Indeed, an ultra-capacitor (UC) system used as an energy storage device fulfills the FC slowest dynamics during fast power transitions and recovers the braking energy. In FC/UC hybrid vehicles, the search for a suitable power management approach is one of the main objectives. In this paper, an improved control strategy managing the active power distribution between the two energy sources is proposed. The UC reference power is calculated through the DC link voltage regulation. For the FC power demand, an algorithm with five operating modes is developed. This algorithm, depending on the UC state of charge (SOC) and the vehicle speed level, minimizes the FC power demand transitions and therefore ameliorates its durability. The traction power is provided using two permanent magnetic synchronous motor-wheels to free more space in the vehicle. The models of the FC/UC vehicle system parts and the control strategy are developed using MATLAB software. Simulation results show the effectiveness of the proposed energy management strategy.

Islem Lachhab; Lotfi Krichen

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improving the Usability of Integrated Assessment for Adaptation Practice: Insights from the U.S. Southeast Energy Sector  

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Energy systems comprise a key sector of the U.S. economy, and one that has been identified as potentially vulnerable to the effects of climate variability and change. However, understanding of adaptation processes in energy companies and private entities more broadly is limited. It is unclear, for example, the extent to which energy companies are well-served by existing knowledge and tools emerging from the impacts, adaptation and vulnerability (IAV) and integrated assessment modeling (IAM) communities and/or what experiments, analyses, and model results have practical utility for informing adaptation in the energy sector. As part of a regional IAM development project, we investigated available evidence of adaptation processes in the energy sector, with a particular emphasis on the U.S. Southeast and Gulf Coast region. A mixed methods approach of literature review and semi-structured interviews with key informants from energy utilities was used to compare existing knowledge from the IAV community with that of regional stakeholders. That comparison revealed that much of the IAV literature on the energy sector is climate-centric and therefore disconnected from the more integrated decision-making processes and institutional perspectives of energy utilities. Increasing the relevance of research and assessment for the energy sector will necessitate a greater investment in integrated assessment and modeling efforts that respond to practical decision-making needs as well as greater collaboration between energy utilities and researchers in the design, execution, and communication of those efforts.

de Bremond, Ariane; Preston, Benjamin; Rice, Jennie S.

2014-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Demand Side Management using VOLTAGE / DISTRIBUTION OPTIMIZATION Quality improvement & Peak reduction  

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In order to improve the quality of the electrical energy delivered at consumer households a Voltage Optimization Device (VOD) is introduced in each household. This device controls the output voltage accurately at...

N. H. M. Hofmeester; C. J. van de Water

1994-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

277

Analyzing capital allocation for energy efficiency improvements by commercial real estate investment managers  

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Numerous studies have shown that retrofitting an office building with energy efficiency improvements can significantly reduce operating costs, yet many existing office buildings have not been retrofitted. The objective of ...

Peterson, Kristian A

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

278

The Role of Benchmarking in Promoting Strong Energy Management Systems  

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The significance of formalized energy management practices and programs in driving and sustaining energy efficiency improvements within the industrial sector has become more widely recognized over the past several years. The release of the ISO 50001...

Tunnessen, W.

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Management Measures of Improving Water Resources Utilization in Guangxi Power Grid  

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by analyzing the use of water resources situation in Guangxi Power Grid, many deficiencies of the hydropower resources in Guangxi are existed, such as rich but with low development, big gap between peak and valley of power load, the inadequate capacity ... Keywords: Guangxi Power Grid, Water utilization, Management, Technical measures

Jiqing Li; Yong Wang; Cairong Mu; Biao Chen

2010-12-01T23:59:59.000Z

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A management scheme for improving transportation efficiency and contributing to the enhancement of the social fabric  

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The continuously increasing need for mobility has brought about not only significant facilities in several aspects of human initiative, but also growing traffic congestions, a phenomenon that leads to unpleasant everyday situations at a short time level, ... Keywords: Car pooling, Management scheme, Social fabric, Transportation efficiency, User profile

Y. Kritikou; G. Dimitrakopoulos; E. Dimitrellou; P. Demestichas

2009-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Microelectronics Plant Water Efficiency Improvements at Sandia National Laboratories: Best Management Practice, Case Study #13 - Other Water Use (Brochure)  

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Overview of alternative financing mechanisms avaiable to Federal agencies to fund renewable energy and energy efficiency projects.

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2009-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Increasing Waterflooding Reservoirs in the Wilmington Oil Field through Improved Reservoir Characterization and Reservoir Management, Class III  

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This project was intended to increase recoverable waterflood reserves in slope and basin reservoirs through improved reservoir characterization and reservoir management. The particular application of this project is in portions of Fault Blocks IV and V of the Wilmington Oil Field, in Long Beach, California, but the approach is widely applicable in slope and basin reservoirs, transferring technology so that it can be applied in other sections of the Wilmington field and by operators in other slope and basin reservoirs is a primary component of the project.

Koerner, Roy; Clarke, Don; Walker, Scott; Phillips, Chris; Nguyen, John; Moos, Dan; Tagbor, Kwasi

2001-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

283

ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management  

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Guidelines for Energy Guidelines for Energy Management ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Program helping organizations and individuals fight climate change through superior energy efficiency. Learn more at energystar.gov/buildings. 2 ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management Overview Continuous improvement of energy performance requires establishing effective energy management practices and processes to guide the energy program. Any organization, regardless of size, function, or mission can develop an effective energy program if they are willing to make the commitment. The US EPA's ENERGY STAR Guidelines for Energy Management provides a proven strategy for creating an energy management program focused on continuous improvement of energy performance. The

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Message from the Owner of the Improved Financial Performance Initiative of the Presidents Management Agenda:  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

I am enthusiastic and proud to be the owner of the Improved Financial Performance initiative of the President's Management Agenda (PMA) in the Department of Energy (DOE). The Department has received clean opinions on its annual financial statements for six straight years with no material internal control weaknesses identified by the auditors. Further, DOE was successful in maintaining its clean opinion for the FY 2004 financial statements while accelerating issuance to 45 days after the end of the fiscal year. For the third quarter of FY 2004, when the Department of Energy received a Green status score on Improved Financial Performance, DOE was one of only five agencies with a Green status score on this initiative. I am enormously proud

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Pharmaceutical Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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in a strategic energy management program are depicted inelements of a strategic energy management program. Energyfocused and strategic energy management program will help to

Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Glass Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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in a strategic energy management program are depicted inof a strategic energy management program A successfulfocused and strategic energy management program will help to

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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WEB TMA implemented & maintenance management history Improved predictive maintenance tracking with vibration & infrared  

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-generation steam · Installed upgraded tunnel airflow meters · Completed overhaul of back pressure turbine energy savings FY13 = $923,418 from use of Waterside Economizer, Back Pressure Turbine Generator & Co campus building flush project of chillwater coils to improve heat transfer · Installed 2 condenser water

Zhang, Yuanlin

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A tale of two rivers: Pathways for improving water management in the Jordan and Colorado River basins  

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Abstract This paper considers two river systems that have been subject to significant development during the last 60 years: the Jordan River in the Middle East and the Colorado River in the western United States. Both play major roles in serving the demands of growing populations, and climate change models predict both semi-arid to arid regions to become hotter and/or drier in the future. The Jordan River basin, shared by five nations, is already experiencing a critical level of environmental damage. Its lower stretch is practically a sewage canal with less than 10% of its natural base-flow. Due to its unique historical, religious and environmental role, restoration efforts have gained momentum and wide public support. In the Colorado River Basin, water law is characterized by the Law of the River and water use is managed through regional allocation constraints. The Colorado River, shared by seven U.S. states and Mexico, is highly managed and over-allocated. Shortage declarations have serious implications for low priority users, with the Central Arizona Project being among the lowest. This makes large population centers and agricultural users vulnerable to curtailment of deliveries. We argue that there are common factors with respect to the policy and management options of these two basins that may provide insights into the similarities and divergences of their respective future pathways. These factors are: regional water supply and demand pressures, water governance, transboundary issues and demand for environmental flows. With a particular focus on the Israel and Arizona portions of these respective river basins, we address synergies and tradeoffs between groundwater and surface water usage, sectoral allocation strategies, public vs. private water ownership and legality, transboundary sharing, technical options for addressing growing regional water scarcity, and economic considerations. Difficult and bold decisions are required in both regions.

Assaf Chen; Adam Abramson; Nir Becker; Sharon B. Megdal

2015-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Encouraging low-impact-development stormwater-management practices / Assabet River Watershed sub-basin case study  

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Regulatory codes and ordinances create a framework that guide stormwater management decision processes. These regulations are designed to protect the health and safety of the public and to preserve the natural integrity ...

Brown, James E. (James Edward), 1969-

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Review of comparative LCAs of food waste management systems - Current status and potential improvements  

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Highlights: Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer GHG-emissions from different treatment alternatives vary largely in 25 reviewed comparative LCAs of bio-waste management. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer System-boundary settings often vary largely in reviewed studies. Black-Right-Pointing-Pointer Existing LCA guidelines give varying recommendations in relation to several key issues. - Abstract: Twenty-five comparative cycle assessments (LCAs) addressing food waste treatment were reviewed, including the treatment alternatives landfill, thermal treatment, compost (small and large scale) and anaerobic digestion. The global warming potential related to these treatment alternatives varies largely amongst the studies. Large differences in relation to setting of system boundaries, methodological choices and variations in used input data were seen between the studies. Also, a number of internal contradictions were identified, many times resulting in biased comparisons between alternatives. Thus, noticed differences in global warming potential are not found to be a result of actual differences in the environmental impacts from studied systems, but rather to differences in the performance of the study. A number of key issues with high impact on the overall global warming potential from different treatment alternatives for food waste were identified through the use of one-way sensitivity analyses in relation to a previously performed LCA of food waste management. Assumptions related to characteristics in treated waste, losses and emissions of carbon, nutrients and other compounds during the collection, storage and pretreatment, potential energy recovery through combustion, emissions from composting, emissions from storage and land use of bio-fertilizers and chemical fertilizers and eco-profiles of substituted goods were all identified as highly relevant for the outcomes of this type of comparisons. As the use of LCA in this area is likely to increase in coming years, it is highly relevant to establish more detailed guidelines within this field in order to increase both the general quality in assessments as well as the potentials for cross-study comparisons.

Bernstad, A., E-mail: anna.bernstad@chemeng.lth.se [Water and Environmental Engineering at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Chemical Centre, 221 00 Lund (Sweden); Cour Jansen, J. la [Water and Environmental Engineering at the Department of Chemical Engineering, Lund University, Chemical Centre, 221 00 Lund (Sweden)

2012-12-15T23:59:59.000Z

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Advanced Technologies and Practices  

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Top Innovations in this category encompass research in specific technologies and construction practices that improve the building envelope, HVAC components, ventilation, and health and safety issues.

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Water Management Strategies for Improved Coalbed Methane Production in the Black Warrior Basin  

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The modern coalbed methane industry was born in the Black Warrior Basin of Alabama and has to date produced more than 2.6 trillion cubic feet of gas and 1.6 billion barrels of water. The coalbed gas industry in this area is dependent on instream disposal of co-produced water, which ranges from nearly potable sodium-bicarbonate water to hypersaline sodium-chloride water. This study employed diverse analytical methods to characterize water chemistry in light of the regional geologic framework and to evaluate the full range of water management options for the Black Warrior coalbed methane industry. Results reveal strong interrelationships among regional geology, water chemistry, and gas chemistry. Coalbed methane is produced from multiple coal seams in Pennsylvanian-age strata of the Pottsville Coal Interval, in which water chemistry is influenced by a structurally controlled meteoric recharge area along the southeastern margin of the basin. The most important constituents of concern in the produced water include chlorides, ammonia compounds, and organic substances. Regional mapping and statistical analysis indicate that the concentrations of most ionic compounds, metallic substances, and nonmetallic substances correlate with total dissolved solids and chlorides. Gas is effectively produced at pipeline quality, and the only significant impurity is N{sub 2}. Geochemical analysis indicates that the gas is of mixed thermogenic-biogenic origin. Stable isotopic analysis of produced gas and calcite vein fills indicates that widespread late-stage microbial methanogenesis occurred primarily along a CO{sub 2} reduction metabolic pathway. Organic compounds in the produced water appear to have helped sustain microbial communities. Ammonia and ammonium levels increase with total dissolved solids content and appear to have played a role in late-stage microbial methanogenesis and the generation of N{sub 2}. Gas production tends to decline exponentially, whereas water production tends to decline hyperbolically. Hyperbolic decline indicates that water volume is of greatest concern early in the life of a coalbed methane project. Regional mapping indicates that gas production is controlled primarily by the ability to depressurize permeable coal seams that are natively within the steep part of the adsorption isotherm. Water production is greatest within the freshwater intrusion and below thick Cretaceous cover strata and is least in areas of underpressure. Water management strategies include instream disposal, which can be applied effectively in most parts of the basin. Deep disposal may be applicable locally, particularly where high salinity limits the ability to dispose into streams. Artificial wetlands show promise for the management of saline water, especially where the reservoir yield is limited. Beneficial use options include municipal water supply, agricultural use, and industrial use. The water may be of use to an inland shrimp farming industry, which is active around the southwestern coalbed methane fields. The best opportunities for beneficial use are reuse of water by the coalbed methane industry for drilling and hydraulic fracturing. This research has further highlighted opportunities for additional research on treatment efficiency, the origin of nitrogen compounds, organic geochemistry, biogenic gas generation, flow modeling, and computer simulation. Results of this study are being disseminated through a vigorous technology transfer program that includes web resources, numerous presentations to stakeholders, and a variety of technical publications.

Pashin, Jack; McIntyre-Redden, Marcella; Mann, Steven; Merkel, David

2013-10-31T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved Radiation Dosimetry/Risk Estimates to Facilitate Environmental Management of Plutonium-Contaminated Sites  

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This report summarizes 4 years of research achievements in this Office of Science (BER), U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) project. The research described was conducted by scientists and supporting staff at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute (LRRI)/Lovelace Biomedical and Environmental Research Institute (LBERI) and the Southern Urals Biophysics Institute (SUBI). All project objectives and goals were achieved. A major focus was on obtaining improved cancer risk estimates for exposure via inhalation to plutonium (Pu) isotopes in the workplace (DOE radiation workers) and environment (public exposures to Pu-contaminated soil). A major finding was that low doses and dose rates of gamma rays can significantly suppress cancer induction by alpha radiation from inhaled Pu isotopes. The suppression relates to stimulation of the body's natural defenses, including immunity against cancer cells and selective apoptosis which removes precancerous and other aberrant cells.

Scott, Bobby R.; Tokarskaya, Zoya B.; Zhuntova, Galina V.; Osovets, Sergey V.; Syrchikov, Victor A., Belyaeva, Zinaida D.

2007-12-14T23:59:59.000Z

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Analyzing the Effect of Variations in Soil and Management Practices on the Sustainability of Corn Stover-Based Bioethanol Production in Mississippi  

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The inherent variability in corn stover productivity due to variations in soils and crop management practices might contribute to a variation in corn stover-based bioethanol sustainability. This study was carried out to examine how changes in soil types and crop management options would affect corn stover yield (CSY) and the sustainability of the stover-based ethanol production in the Delta region of Mississippi. Based on potential acreage and geographical representation, three locations were selected. Using CERES-Maize model, stover yields were simulated for several scenarios of soils and crop management options. Based on 'net energy value (NEV)' computed from CSYs, a sustainability indicator for stover-based bioethanol production was established. The effects of soils and crop management options on CSY and NEV were determined using ANOVA tests and regression analyses. Both CSY and NEV were significantly different across sandy loam, silt loam, and silty clay loam soils and also across high-, mid-, and low-yielding cultivars. With an increase in irrigation level, both CSY and NEV increased initially and decreased after reaching a peak. A third-degree polynomial relationship was found between planting date and CSY and NEV each. By moving from the lowest to the highest production scenario, values of CSY and NEV could be increased by 86 to 553%, depending on location and weather condition. The effects of variations in soils and crop management options on NEV were the same as on CSY. The NEV was positive for all scenarios, indicating that corn stover-based ethanol production system in the Delta region is sustainable.

Woli, Prem; Paz, Joel

2011-08-07T23:59:59.000Z

295

Software Project Management and Quality Engineering Practices for Complex, Coupled Multiphysics, Massively Parallel Computational Simulations: Lessons Learned From ASCI  

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Many institutions are now developing large-scale, complex, coupled multiphysics computational simulations for massively parallel platforms for the simulation of the performance of nuclear weapons and certification of the stockpile, and for research in ... Keywords: Software engineering, computational science, management, software project, validation, verification

D. E. Post; R. P. Kendall

2004-11-01T23:59:59.000Z

296

BachelorofManagement InternationalManagement  

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on the official transcript (see Part 11 - Faculty of Management in the 2007/2008 Calendar). Program Planning Guide Management 3050/Political Science 3420 - Human Resource Management Management 3061 - Information Systems Environment Management 3640 - Cross-Cultural Management Practices Management 3660/Geography 3225 - Industrial

Seldin, Jonathan P.

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NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Improves Cooling System Performance: Best Management Practice Case Study #10: Cooling Towers (Revised) (Fact Sheet), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

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National Aeronautics and Space National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) is located in Huntsville, Alabama, adjacent to Redstone Arsenal. MSFC has over 4.5 million square feet of building space occupied by 7,000 personnel, and consumes approximately 240 million gallons of potable water annually, supplied through the City of Huntsville. MSFC has a longstanding sustainability program that revolves around energy and water efficiency as well as environmental protection. In 2005, MSFC built Building 4600, NASA's first certified building under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, achieving a prestigious Silver rating. Since that time, a companion building has been constructed at MSFC that achieved a

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NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center Improves Cooling System Performance: Best Management Practice Case Study #10: Cooling Towers (Revised) (Fact Sheet), Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

National Aeronautics and Space National Aeronautics and Space Administration's (NASA) Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) is located in Huntsville, Alabama, adjacent to Redstone Arsenal. MSFC has over 4.5 million square feet of building space occupied by 7,000 personnel, and consumes approximately 240 million gallons of potable water annually, supplied through the City of Huntsville. MSFC has a longstanding sustainability program that revolves around energy and water efficiency as well as environmental protection. In 2005, MSFC built Building 4600, NASA's first certified building under the U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system, achieving a prestigious Silver rating. Since that time, a companion building has been constructed at MSFC that achieved a

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Independent Oversight Review of Management of Safety Systems at the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center and Associated Feedback and Improvement Processes, September 2013  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Management of Safety Systems at the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center and Associated Feedback and Improvement Processes May 2011 February 2013 September 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U. S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose.................................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Background ............................................................................................................................................. 1 3.0 Scope....................................................................................................................................................... 2

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Independent Oversight Review of Management of Safety Systems at the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center and Associated Feedback and Improvement Processes, September 2013  

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Management of Safety Systems at the Oak Ridge Transuranic Waste Processing Center and Associated Feedback and Improvement Processes May 2011 February 2013 September 2013 Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations Office of Enforcement and Oversight Office of Health, Safety and Security U. S. Department of Energy Table of Contents 1.0 Purpose.................................................................................................................................................... 1 2.0 Background ............................................................................................................................................. 1 3.0 Scope....................................................................................................................................................... 2

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Graduate Certificate in Clinical Practice  

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Systems: A Health Services Management Program? The Master of Science in Health Systems Program is a 30 between theoretical and practical approaches to the financial management of the health care institutionsChoiCes... Online Graduate Certificate in Clinical Practice Management Positioning Clinical

Garfunkel, Eric

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National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

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Environmental Management FY 2006 Budget Request DRAFT  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Christine Gelles Christine Gelles Director of Disposal Operations Office of Environmental Management US Dept. of Energy, Environmental Management Program Waste Disposition Highlights Presentation for the Transportation External Coordination Working Group 24 July 2007 * EM leads DOE's complex-wide efforts to improve disposition planning and optimize waste disposition projects * DOE's waste management policy remains unchanged and DOE's Programmatic Waste Management Environmental Statement and Records of Decision are still valid * "National Disposition Strategies" refer to updated plans, tools and management actions needed to strengthen disposition projects and provide greater transparency to DOE sites, communities, stakeholders and regulators Introduction * LLW/MLLW - If practical, disposal on the site where generated

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Pest Management Recommendations for Horses  

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. Cultural controls include practices such as appropriate ma nure management and stall sanitation. Chemical

Boyer, Elizabeth W.

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Best management practices plan for the Lower East Fork Poplar Creek remedial action project, Oak Ridge, Tennessee  

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has three major operating facilities on the DOE Oak Ridge Reservation (ORR) in Oak Ridge, Tennessee: the Oak Ridge Y-12 Plant, the K-25 Site, and the Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) managed by Lockheed Martin Environmental Research Corporation. All facilities are managed by Lockheed Martin Energy Systems, Incorporated (Energy Systems) for the DOE. The Y-12 Plant is adjacent to the city of Oak Ridge and is also upstream from Oak Ridge along East Fork Poplar Creek. The portion of the creek downstream from the Y-12 Plant is Lower East Fork Poplar Creek (LEFPC). This project will remove mercury-contaminated soils from the LEFPC floodplain, transport the soils to Industrial Landfill V (ILF-V), and restore any affected areas. This project contains areas that were designated in 1989 as a Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) site. The site includes DOE property and portions of commercial, residential, agricultural, and miscellaneous areas within the city of Oak Ridge.

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1996-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Improved Battery Pack Thermal Management to Reduce Cost and Increase Energy Density: Cooperative Research and Development Final Report, CRADA Number CRD-12-499  

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Under this CRADA NREL will support Creare's project for the Department of Energy entitled 'Improved Battery Pack Thermal Management to Reduce Cost and Increase Energy Density' which involves the development of an air-flow based cooling product that increases energy density, safety, and reliability of hybrid electric vehicle battery packs.

Smith, K.

2013-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Surveillance Guides - Continous Improvement  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT 1.0 Objective The objective of this surveillance is to verify that contractor personnel are effectively managing environment, safety, and health issues in a manner that fosters continuous improvement. The activities included in this surveillance help the Facility Representative determine whether safety issues identified through internal contractor, and external DOE or Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board evaluation programs are resolved consistent with the level of safety importance. 2.0 References 2.1 DOE O 414.1, Quality Assurance 2.2 DOE O 232.1, Occurrence Reporting and Processing of Operations Information 2.3 DOE-STD-1045-93, Guide to Good Practices for Notifications and Investigations of Abnormal Events 2.4 48 CFR 1970.5204, Department of Energy Acquisition

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The Engineering Management of Speed Robert C. Leachman  

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of imputing an overall economic value to engineering projects that impact lead time. Practical analytical evaluations of engineers and managers rarely measure the total economic impact of improvements made1 The Engineering Management of Speed Robert C. Leachman Dept. of Industrial Engineering

Kammen, Daniel M.

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Evaluating the Economics of Best Management Practices for Tarrant Regional Water Districts Eagle Mountain Lake Watershed  

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Economics Texas A&M University and Texas AgriLife Extension Service Executive Summary The object i ve of this asses s me n t was to identi f y the most cost-e f f e c t i v e means of reduci n g (and/o r preven t i n g ) tota l phosph o r u s (TP...) inflow s into the Eagle Mountain Lake from a compr e h e n s i v e set of Best Manag e me n t Pract i c e s (BMPs ) . Additi o na l l y , the reduce d total nitrog e n (TN), and sedime n t inflow s result i n g from adoption of these BMPs was also...

Johnson, Jason L.

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Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead Replacement Project: Best Management Practice Case Study #7: Faucets and Showerheads, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

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Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center implemented an award winning faucet and showerhead water efficiency program in 2007. The efficiency improvements save the medical center more than 1.5 million gallons of water each year. The Huntington VA Medical Center is a fully-accredited, 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility located in West Virginia. The medical center serves veterans in western West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky. It offers primary and specialized outpatient services while also functioning as the main teaching facility for the Marshall University School of Medicine. With approximately 1,000 professional, technical, and support personnel, Huntington VA Medical Center provided health care to 293,000 outpatients

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Huntington Veterans Affairs Medical Center - Faucet and Showerhead Replacement Project: Best Management Practice Case Study #7: Faucets and Showerheads, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center Huntington Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center implemented an award winning faucet and showerhead water efficiency program in 2007. The efficiency improvements save the medical center more than 1.5 million gallons of water each year. The Huntington VA Medical Center is a fully-accredited, 80-bed acute medical and surgical care facility located in West Virginia. The medical center serves veterans in western West Virginia, southern Ohio, and eastern Kentucky. It offers primary and specialized outpatient services while also functioning as the main teaching facility for the Marshall University School of Medicine. With approximately 1,000 professional, technical, and support personnel, Huntington VA Medical Center provided health care to 293,000 outpatients

312

Managing Energy Efficiency Improvement  

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efficiency opportunities as well as promote the use of energy efficient methodologies and technologies. If, as program results suggest, 15% to 20% of the gas that is now consumed at by plant operations can be saved through efficiencies, it would save $500...

Almaguer, J.

2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Pharmaceutical Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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refrigeration systems lead to high compressor energy consumptionrefrigeration systems can help energy managers and facilities engineers track energy consumption,

Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

314

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Cement Making. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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This practice wastes substantial energy and should never beway to recover energy from waste. The carbon dioxidecan obtain a free energy and waste assessment. The audit is

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

315

Energy efficiency improvement and cost saving opportunities for the Corn Wet Milling Industry: An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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for best practices in energy efficiency.. 76for best practices in energy efficiency ORGANIZATIONEnergy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. Best Practices

Galitsky, Christina; Worrell, Ernst; Ruth, Michael

2003-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

316

Horizontal well construction/completion process in a Gulf of Mexico unconsolidated sand: development of baseline correlations for improved drill-in fluid cleanup practices.  

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??This thesis examines, in detail, the procedures and practices undertaken in the drilling and completion phases of a Gulf of Mexico horizontal well in an (more)

Lacewell, Jason Lawrence

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

317

Task 1.13 - Data Collection and Database Development for Clean Coal Technology By-Product Characteristics and Management Practices  

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U.S. Department of Energy Federal Energy Technology Center-Morgantown (DOE FETC) efforts in the areas of fossil fuels and clean coal technology (CCT) have included involvement with both conventional and advanced process coal conversion by-products. In 1993, DOE submitted a Report to Congress on "Barriers to the Increased Utilization of Coal Combustion Desulfurization Byproducts by Governmental and Commercial Sectors" that provided an outline of activities to remove the barriers identified in the report. DOE charged itself with participation in this process, and the work proposed in this document facilitates DOE's response to its own recommendations for action. The work reflects DOE's commitment to the coal combustion by-product (CCB) industry, to the advancement of clean coal technology, and to cooperation with other government agencies. Information from DOE projects and commercial endeavors in fluidized-bed combustion (FBC) and coal gasification is the focus of this task. The primary goal is to provide an easily accessible compilation of characterization information on the by-products from these processes to government agencies and industry to facilitate sound regulatory and management decisions. Additional written documentation will facilitate the preparation of an updated final version of background information collected for DOE in preparation of the Report to Congress on barriers to CCB utilization.

Debra F. Pflughoeft-Hassett

1998-02-01T23:59:59.000Z

318

World Best Practice Energy Intensity Values for Selected Industrial Sectors  

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report describes best practices in energy efficiency for keyImproving Energy Efficiency of shape casting. Best practice

Worrell, Ernst; Price, Lynn; Neelis, Maarten; Galitsky, Christina; Zhou, Nan

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

319

Systematic Evaluation Program (SEP) at Rocky Flats Plant: An overview of practical management issues for evaluation of natural phenomena hazards  

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Many of the buildings at the Rocky Flats Plant were designed and built before modern standards were developed, including standards for protection against extreme natural phenomenon such as tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods. The purpose of the SEP is to establish an integrated approach to assessing the design adequacy of specific high and moderate hazard Rocky Flats facilities from a safety perspective and to establish a basis for defining any needed facility improvements. The SEP is to be carried out in three Phases. In Phase 1, topics to be evaluated and an evaluation plan for each topic were developed. Any differences between Current Design Requirements (CDR) or acceptance criteria and the design of existing facilities, will be identified during Phase 2 and assessed using an integrated systematic approach during Phase 3. The integrated assessment performed during Phase 3 provides a process for evaluating the differences between existing facility design and CDRs so that decisions on corrective actions can be made on the basis of relative risk reduction and cost effectiveness. These efforts will ensure that a balanced and integrated level of safety is achieved for long-term operation of these buildings. Through appropriate selection of topics and identification of the structures, systems, and components to be evaluated, the SEP will address outstanding design issues related to the prevention and mitigation of design basis accidents, including those arising from natural phenomena. The objective of the SEP is not to bring these buildings into strict compliance with current requirements, but rather to ensure that an adequate level of safety is achieved in an economical fashion.

Badwan, F.M. [EG and G Rocky Flats, Inc., Golden, CO (United States). Rocky Flats Plant; Herring, K.S. [NUS Corp. (United States)

1993-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

320

Practical Alternative Financing Strategies for Building Commissioning  

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Practical Alternative Financing Strategies for Building Commissioning Arun Jhaveri, Regional Manager Federal Energy Management Program U. S. Dept. of Energy/Western Regional Office Seattle, Washington ABSTRACT Owning and operating a...Practical Alternative Financing Strategies for Building Commissioning Arun Jhaveri, Regional Manager Federal Energy Management Program U. S. Dept. of Energy/Western Regional Office Seattle, Washington ABSTRACT Owning and operating a...

Zhaveri, A.

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Business Process Management: A Comprehensive Survey  

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- cept of a process model is fundamental. Process models may be used to configure information systems productivity improvements, cost savings, and flow-time reductions. The practical relevance of BPM and rapid be seen as an extension of Workflow Management (WFM). WFM primar- ily focuses on the automation

Aalst, W.M.P.van der

322

Horizontal well construction/completion process in a Gulf of Mexico unconsolidated sand: development of baseline correlations for improved drill-in fluid cleanup practices  

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This thesis examines, in detail, the procedures and practices undertaken in the drilling and completion phases of a Gulf of Mexico horizontal well in an unconsolidated sand. In particular, this thesis presents a detailed case history analysis...

Lacewell, Jason Lawrence

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

323

Influence of result demonstrations on the adoption of improved practices in cotton production in a six-county area in Texas  

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. Baum, Test Demonstration Farms and the S read of Im roved Practices in Southwest Vir inia, Tennessee Valley Authority Agriculture Economics Branch, Division of Agricultural Relations, Report No. 555 (June, 1955), p. 3. 20 Everett M. Rogers and Frank.... Baum, Test Demonstration Farms and the S read of Im roved Practices in Southwest Vir inia, Tennessee Valley Authority Agriculture Economics Branch, Division of Agricultural Relations, Report No. 555 (June, 1955), p. 3. 20 Everett M. Rogers and Frank...

Shamsuzzoha, A. N. M

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

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Best Management Practice #10: Cooling Tower Management  

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Cooling towers regulate temperature by dissipating heat from recirculating water used to cool chillers, air-conditioning equipment, or other process equipment. Heat is rejected from the tower...

325

Integrating agile practices into critical software development  

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Integrating agile practices into critical software development Katarzyna Lukasiewicz, Janusz Górski. In this text we describe our research towards introducing agile practices into critical software development processes Keywords-- safety-critical software; agile practices; software development; process improvement

Boyer, Edmond

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TEX-A-SYST: Reducing the Risk of Ground Water Contamination by Improving Livestock Holding Pen Management  

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Open lots or holding pens for feeding or holding livestock can be sources of ground water contamination. The safety of such operations depends on their separation from water wells, characteristics of the site, and proper management. This publication...

Harris, Bill L.; Hoffman, D.; Mazac Jr., F. J.

1997-08-29T23:59:59.000Z

327

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Petrochemical Industry - An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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strategic energy management program. ..in a strategic energy management program are depicted inof a strategic energy management program. Evaluating

Neelis, Maarten

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

328

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Fruit and Vegetable Processing Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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Strategic Energy Management Program .Systems A Strategic Energy Management Program Changing howin a strategic energy management program are depicted in

Masanet, Eric

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

329

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Glass Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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Energy efficiency integrated into organizational culture.use and organizational goals for energy efficiency. Stafforganizational commitment to continuous improvement of energy efficiency.

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

330

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for Cement Making. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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Energy efficiency integrated into organizational culture.organizational commitment to continuous improvement of energy efficiency.efficiency project, limited finances, poor accountability for measures, or organizational

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

331

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Pharmaceutical Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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use and organizational goals for energy efficiency. Stafforganizational commitment to continuous improvement of energy efficiency.efficiency project, limited finances, poor accountability for measures, or organizational

Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

332

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Glass Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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The switched reluctance motor offers variable speed capacitySwitched reluctance drives are an old technology that is being improved, incorporating adjustable speed drives and high efficiency motors.

Worrell, Ernst

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

333

ORISE: Integrated Safety Management (ISM)  

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Integrated Safety Management (ISM) Integrated Safety Management (ISM) Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) is committed to performing work safely as it operates the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE). ORAU supports the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) policy of using management systems to integrate safety into work practices at all levels. ORAU defines "safety" as encompassing environment, safety and health, and also includes waste minimization and pollution prevention. All ORAU programs and departments actively pursue continuous improvement, and the addition of Integrated Safety Management (ISM) concepts further strengthens safety as a standard in ORISE's culture. ORAU has accepted the ISM concept by contract under DOE Acquisition Regulations Clause 970.5204-2 and DOE Policy 450.4, Safety Management System Policy.

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Best Management Practices Deanna Osmond  

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resources, while others are implemented to protect wildlife habitat, both terrestrial and aquatic or utilized to protect land resources from degradation by wind, salt, and toxic levels of metals serving an additional environmental purpose, such as affording wildlife habitat. Riparian buffers, which

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Information technology and innovative drainage management practices for selenium load reduction from irrigated agriculture to provide stakeholder assurances and meet contaminant mass loading policy objectives  

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Many perceive the implementation of environmental regulatory policy, especially concerning non-point source pollution from irrigated agriculture, as being less efficient in the United States than in many other countries. This is partly a result of the stakeholder involvement process but is also a reflection of the inability to make effective use of Environmental Decision Support Systems (EDSS) to facilitate technical information exchange with stakeholders and to provide a forum for innovative ideas for controlling non-point source pollutant loading. This paper describes one of the success stories where a standardized Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) methodology was modified to better suit regulation of a trace element in agricultural subsurface drainage and information technology was developed to help guide stakeholders, provide assurances to the public and encourage innovation while improving compliance with State water quality objectives. The geographic focus of the paper is the western San Joaquin Valley where, in 1985, evapoconcentration of selenium in agricultural subsurface drainage water, diverted into large ponds within a federal wildlife refuge, caused teratogenecity in waterfowl embryos and in other sensitive wildlife species. The fallout from this environmental disaster was a concerted attempt by State and Federal water agencies to regulate non-point source loads of the trace element selenium. The complexity of selenium hydrogeochemistry, the difficulty and expense of selenium concentration monitoring and political discord between agricultural and environmental interests created challenges to the regulation process. Innovative policy and institutional constructs, supported by environmental monitoring and the web-based data management and dissemination systems, provided essential decision support, created opportunities for adaptive management and ultimately contributed to project success. The paper provides a retrospective on the contentious planning process and offers suggestions as to how the technical and institutional issues could have been resolved faster through early adoption of some of the core principles of sound EDSS design.

Quinn, N.W.T.

2009-10-15T23:59:59.000Z

336

Nature-based tourism on private ranches in south Texas: a case study of management trade-offs associated with enterprise diversification on the Kenedy Ranch  

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and complimentarities of specified vegetation management for the mix of livestock, hunting, and birding enterprises. The study assesses the degree to which a specified set of range improvement practices for grazing and hunting enterprises on three ecologically distinct...

Trail, Tamara Swindle

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

337

Utilizing optimization in municipal stormwater management  

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combination of management practices to use in the reduction of pollution caused from urban stormwater runoff....

Dorman, Stephen Paul

2012-06-07T23:59:59.000Z

338

IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING COSTS IN THE DRINKING WATER SUPPLY INDUSTRY: An ENERGY STAR Resource Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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in a strategic energy management program are depicted inof a strategic energy management program A successful

Brown, Moya Melody, Camilla Dunham Whitehead, Rich

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

339

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Pharmaceutical Industry. An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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for its cooling tower water. Solar air heating. Solar airSolar air heating Building insulation Restriction of sash openings Variable-air-volume hoods Improved filtration quality and efficiency Cooling towers

Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Conclusion: applying South East Asia Rainforest Research Programme science to land-use management policy and practice in a changing landscape and climate  

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...the integrity of the science and the same freedom...automatically reach land management decision-makers and...plantations. The SEARRP approach of addressing much of the science at Danum in part to key land management and ecosystem services...

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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341

Microsoft Word - LL-White Paper Prac_Improve_Perform.doc  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

LM/GJ1156-2006 LM/GJ1156-2006 ESL-RPT-2006-02 White Paper Sustainable Disposal Cell Covers: Legacy Management Practices, Improvements, and Long-Term Performance March 2006 Work Performed by S.M. Stoller Corporation under DOE Contract No. DE-AC01-02GJ79491 for the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Legacy Management, Grand Junction, Colorado U.S. Department of Energy Sustainable Disposal Cell Covers: LM Practices, Improvements, and Long-Term Performance March 2006 Doc. No. S0224000 Page iii Signature Page Sustainable Disposal Cell Covers: Legacy Management Practices, Improvements, and Long-Term Performance March 2006 Prepared By: ____________________________________________________ Jody Waugh

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Co-branded plant posters for communicating energy-efficient best practices  

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Communicate energy efficiency Communicate energy efficiency » Communication tools to promote energy efficiency » Co-branded plant posters for communicating energy-efficient best practices Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In this section Get started with ENERGY STAR Make the business case Build an energy management program Measure, track, and benchmark Improve energy performance

343

Improving Interpersonal Communication  

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By improving interpersonal communication skills, we can improve our relationships with others. Better communication comes from understanding one's self, understanding other people, learning to empathize, being a good listener and practicing...

Warren, Judith L.

2000-02-16T23:59:59.000Z

344

The Steam System Scoping Tool: Benchmarking Your Steam Operations Through Best Practices  

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system efficiency. The BestPractices Steam effort, a part of the DOE-OIT effort, has developed a new tool that steam energy managers and operations personnel can use to assess their steam operations and improve their steam energy usage -the Steam System...

Wright, A.; Hahn, G.

345

Contract/Project Management  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

3 First Quarter Overall Contract and Project Management Improvement Performance Metrics and Targets 1 ContractProject Management Performance Metric FY 2013 Target FY 2013 Final FY...

346

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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strategic energy management program..Chapter 8) Strategic Energy Management Programs Assessments8.1 Strategic Energy Management Programs Understanding how

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

347

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry: An ENERGY STAR? Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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Strategic Energy Management Program ..Systems 6.1 Strategic Energy Management Program Improvingin a strategic energy management program were identified and

Brush, Adrian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

348

Operations and Maintenance Best Practices Guide  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The Federal Energy Management Program's Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Best Practices Guide outlines best practices to help Federal agencies implement effective O&M for systems and...

349

Integrated Biorefinery Lessons Learned and Best Practices  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Breakout Session 1DBuilding Market Confidence and Understanding I: Integrated Biorefinery (Lessons Learned and Best Practices) Integrated Biorefinery Lessons Learned and Best Practices Glenn Doyle, Technology Manager, Bioenergy Technologies Office, U.S. Department of Energy

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Towards a sustainable future for Africa. Improved natural resources management under the development fund for Africa, 1987 to 1993. Technical paper  

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Since 1987. A.I.D.'s Development Fund for Africa (DFA) has provided over $300 million to programs supporting environmentally sound development in Africa. The programs have focused on three priority areas -- sustainable agriculture, tropical forestry, and biodiversity -- and have been directed not, as in the past, at helping individual farmers but at promoting the systemic institutional, technical, economic, and political changes needed to support improved natural resource management. The report outlines and exemplifies experiences and successes to date under the DFA and the Africa Bureau's Plan for Supporting Natural Resources in Sub-Saharan Africa. The programs support the work of PVO's at the community level, provide technical assistance to government agencies and others involved in managing the natural resource base, support host-country initiatives in natural resource planning and management, and provide incentives for changing underlying policies such as land tenure. A major initiative has been support for the National Environmental Action Plan (NEAP) process in Madagascar, Uganda, The Gambia, and Rwanda. The report also notes work underway to support other U.S. concerns such as the protection of elephant habitats and the mitigation of global climate change.

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1993-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Studies on fish waste management practices in Aroor Seafood Industrial Belt, Kerala and conversion of seafood waste into a liquid plant growth supplement.  

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??This study was materialized to analyze the management issues regarding the seafood processing waste generated including its impact on the coastal community in one of (more)

Abhilash, S

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

352

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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and Tools for Best Practices in Industrial Energy Efficiencyand Tools for Best Practices in Industrial Energy EfficiencyEnergy efficiency opportunities identified. BUILDING CAPACITY Tracking and Monitoring Systems established for tracking energy performance and best practices

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

353

Overview - Data Management  

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Help > Data Management Help > Data Management Data Management for Data Providers Click an arrow to follow the data management path of a data set from planning to curation. plan Overview plan Plan manage Manage archive Archive curation DAAC Curation Data Management Overview Plan Manage Archive DAAC Curation Related Links DAAC Help Best Practices PDF Workshops DataONE ESIP Data Management Overview Welcome to the data management pages for data providers to the ORNL Distributed Active Archive (DAAC). These pages provide an overview of data management planning and preparation and offer practical methods to successfully share and archive your data. Plan - write a short data management plan while preparing your research proposal, Manage - assign logical, descriptive file names, define the contents of your data files, and use consistent data values when preparing

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ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SCIENCE PROGRAM RESEARCH PROJECTS TO IMPROVE DECONTAMINATION AND DECOMMISIONING OF U.S. DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY FACILITIES  

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This paper describes fourteen basic science projects aimed at solving decontamination and decommissioning (D&D) problems within the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Funded by the Environmental Science Management Program (EMSP), these research projects address D&D problems where basic science is needed to expand knowledge and develop solutions to help DOE meet its cleanup milestones. EMSP uses directed solicitations targeted at identified Environmental Management (EM) needs to ensure that research results are directly applicable to DOE's EM problems. The program then helps transition the projects from basic to applied research by identifying end-users and coordinating proof-of-principle field tests. EMSP recently funded fourteen D&D research projects through the directed solicitation process. These research projects will be discussed, including description, current status, and potential impact. Through targeted research and proof-of-principle tests, it is hoped that EMSP's fourteen D&D basic research projects will directly impact and provide solutions to DOE's D&D problems.

Phillips, Ann Marie

2003-02-27T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Vehicle Assembly Industry: An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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in a strategic energy management program are depicted inelements of a strategic energy management program A quick

Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

356

Superior Energy Performance Industrial Facility Best Practice...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Facility Best Practice Scorecard to assess the maturity of the facility's energy management system. This scorecard describes credits that can be earned by implementing...

357

The enactment of risk categories: The role of information systems in organizing and re-organizing risk management practices in the energy industry  

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This research explores the role of information systems in risk management during a twenty year period when new governance arrangements led to enterprise-wide change in the UK energy markets. We present a longitudinal case study documenting the role of ... Keywords: Energy transaction and risk management software, Organizational change, Qualitative IS research, Risk culture

Susan Scott; Nicholas Perry

2012-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Development of Methodologies for Technology Deployment for Advanced Outage Control Centers that Improve Outage Coordination, Problem Resolution and Outage Risk Management  

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This research effort is a part of the Light-Water Reactor Sustainability (LWRS) Program, which is a research and development (R&D) program sponsored by Department of Energy (DOE) and performed in close collaboration with industry R&D programs that provides the technical foundations for licensing and managing the long-term, safe, and economical operation of current nuclear power plants. The LWRS program serves to help the U.S. nuclear industry adopt new technologies and engineering solutions that facilitate the continued safe operation of the plants and extension of the current operating licenses. The long term viability of existing nuclear power plants in the U.S. will depend upon maintaining high capacity factors, avoiding nuclear safety issues and reducing operating costs. The slow progress in the construction on new nuclear power plants has placed in increased importance on maintaining the output of the current fleet of nuclear power plants. Recently expanded natural gas production has placed increased economic pressure on nuclear power plants due to lower cost competition. Until recently, power uprate projects had steadily increased the total output of the U.S. nuclear fleet. Errors made during power plant upgrade projects have now removed three nuclear power plants from the U.S. fleet and economic considerations have caused the permanent shutdown of a fourth plant. Additionally, several utilities have cancelled power uprate projects citing economic concerns. For the past several years net electrical generation from U.S. nuclear power plants has been declining. One of few remaining areas where significant improvements in plant capacity factors can be made is in minimizing the duration of refueling outages. Managing nuclear power plant outages is a complex and difficult task. Due to the large number of complex tasks and the uncertainty that accompanies them, outage durations routinely exceed the planned duration. The ability to complete an outage on or near schedule depends upon the performance of the outage management organization. During an outage, the outage control center (OCC) is the temporary command center for outage managers and provides several critical functions for the successful execution of the outage schedule. Essentially, the OCC functions to facilitate information inflow, assist outage management in processing information and to facilitate the dissemination of information to stakeholders. Currently, outage management activities primarily rely on telephone communication, face to face reports of status and periodic briefings in the OCC. Much of the information displayed in OCCs is static and out of date requiring an evaluation to determine if it is still valid. Several advanced communication and collaboration technologies have shown promise for facilitating the information flow into, across and out of the OCC. Additionally, advances in the areas of mobile worker technologies, computer based procedures and electronic work packages can be leveraged to improve the availability of real time status to outage managers.

Shawn St. Germain; Ronald Farris; Heather Medeman

2013-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

359

MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM IN PUBLIC  

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1 MANAGEMENT CONTROL SYSTEM IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION: BEYOND RATIONAL MYTHS Nicolas Berland of practices around their management control systems. Despite some apparent failures, the implemented systems organizations have developed management control systems. Historically, these systems have been invented

Paris-Sud XI, Université de

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Estimating the Overall Impact of A Change in Agricultural Practices on Atmospheric CO2  

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the Overall Impact of A Change the Overall Impact of A Change In Agricultural Practices on Atmospheric CO 2 T.O. West (westto@ornl.gov; 865-574-7322) G. Marland (marlandgh@ornl.gov; 865-241-4850) Environmental Sciences Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory P.O. Box 2008 Oak Ridge, TN 37831-6335 Introduction One option for sequestering carbon in the terrestrial biosphere is to increase the carbon (C) stocks in agricultural soils. There is now an extensive literature on the amount of C that has been lost from soils as a consequence of humans disturbing natural ecosystems, and of the amount of C that might be returned to soils with improved management practices. Improvements in management practices could include efficient use of fertilizers and irrigation water, use of crop rotations, and changing from conventional tillage (CT) to conservation tillage

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361

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry - An ENERGY STAR® Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

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779E 779E ERNEST ORLANDO LAWRENCE BERKELEY NATIONAL LABORATORY Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR ® Guide for Energy and Plant Managers Ernst Worrell, Paul Blinde, Maarten Neelis, Eliane Blomen, and Eric Masanet Environmental Energy Technologies Division Sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency October 2010 Disclaimer This document was prepared as an account of work sponsored by the United States Government. While this document is believed to contain correct information, neither the United States Government nor any agency thereof, nor The Regents of the University of California, nor any of their employees, makes any warranty, express or implied, or

362

Energy Audit Practices in China: National and Local Experiences and Issues  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

energy-efficiency information and best practices. This358) and best practices on energy efficiency improvement ?best practices. Keywords: China, Industrial Energy Efficiency,

Shen, Bo

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

363

Analysis and Practices of Energy Benchmarking for Industry from the Perspective of Systems Engineering  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

and improving energy efficiency based on best practices isimprove energy efficiency based on best practices in theenergy efficiency of the plant or sector based on best practice [

Ke, Jing

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

364

Increasing waterflood reserves in the Wilmington Oil Field through improved reservoir characterization and reservoir management. Annual report, March 21, 1995--March 20, 1996  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This project uses advanced reservoir characterization tools, including the pulsed acoustic cased-hole logging tool, geologic three- dimensional (3-D) modeling software, and commercially available reservoir management software to identify sands with remaining high oil saturation following waterflood. Production from the identified high oil saturation sands will be stimulated by recompleting existing production and injection wells in these sands using conventional means as well as short radius and ultra-short radius laterals. Although these reservoirs have been waterflooded over 40 years, researchers have found areas of remaining oil saturation. Areas such as the top sand in the Upper Terminal Zone Fault Block V, the western fault slivers of Upper Terminal Zone Fault Block V, the bottom sands of the Tar Zone Fault Block V, and the eastern edge of Fault Block IV in both the Upper Terminal and Lower Terminal Zones all show significant remaining oil saturation. Each area of interest was uncovered emphasizing a different type of reservoir characterization technique or practice. This was not the original strategy but was necessitated by the different levels of progress in each of the project activities.

Sullivan, D.; Clarke, D.; Walker, S.; Phillips, C.; Nguyen, J.; Moos, D.; Tagbor, K.

1997-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

365

ESPC Best Practices from Life of Contract Field Reviews  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

ESPC Best Practices from Life of ESPC Best Practices from Life of Contract Field Reviews August , 2012 Federal Energy Management Program femp.energy.gov 2 * Federal agencies are allowed by law to enter into Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) with a term up to 25 years to pay for Energy Service Company (ESCO) financed improvements out of annual guaranteed savings. DOE FEMP has traditionally helped agencies by facilitating project development, award, construction, and acceptance, and review of the first annual Measurement and Verification report. FEMP has now established "Life of Contract" service functions to help agencies manage and administer ESPCs to attain enduring project performance and energy savings, for the full term of the contracts.

366

ESPC Best Practices from Life of Contract Field Reviews  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ESPC Best Practices from Life of ESPC Best Practices from Life of Contract Field Reviews August , 2012 Federal Energy Management Program femp.energy.gov 2 * Federal agencies are allowed by law to enter into Energy Savings Performance Contracts (ESPCs) with a term up to 25 years to pay for Energy Service Company (ESCO) financed improvements out of annual guaranteed savings. DOE FEMP has traditionally helped agencies by facilitating project development, award, construction, and acceptance, and review of the first annual Measurement and Verification report. FEMP has now established "Life of Contract" service functions to help agencies manage and administer ESPCs to attain enduring project performance and energy savings, for the full term of the contracts.

367

IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING COSTS IN THE DRINKING WATER SUPPLY INDUSTRY: An ENERGY STAR Resource Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Determining Electric Motor Load and Efficiency. Among theEnergy Efficiency Alliance, Electric Motor Management. 2001.Energy Efficiency Alliance, Electric Motor Management. 2001.

Brown, Moya Melody, Camilla Dunham Whitehead, Rich

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

368

Stormwater Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

management program must be developed that would meet the standard of reducing pollutants to the maximum extent practicable. Stormwater management programs for medium and large MS4s include measures to: ? Identify major outfalls and pollutant loadings... seeding: The vegetation used will be part of final landscaping, but during construction it prevents soil erosion. ? Mulching: Materials such as hay, grass, woodchips, gravel, or straw are placed on top of the soil to keep it from eroding. Structural...

Jaber, Fouad

2008-10-23T23:59:59.000Z

369

Partnering with Engineers to Identify and Empirically Evaluate Delays in Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Laying the Foundations for Quality Improvement and System-based Practice in Radiology  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Rationale and Objectives The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of partnering with engineering students and critically examining the merit of the problem identification and analyses students generated in identifying sources impeding effective turnaround in a large university department of diagnostic radiology. Turnaround involves the time and activities beginning when a patient enters the magnetic resonance scanner room until the patient leaves, minus the time the scanner is conducting the protocol. Materials and Methods A prospective observational study was conducted, in which four senior undergraduate industrial and operations engineering students interviewed magnetic resonance staff members and observed all shifts. On the basis of 150 hours of observation, the engineering students identified 11 process steps (eg, changing coils). They charted machine use for all shifts, providing a breakdown of turnaround time between appropriate process and non-value-added time. To evaluate the processes occurring in the scanning room, the students used a work-sampling schedule in which a beeper sounded 2.5 times per hour, signaling the technologist to identify which of 11 process steps was occurring. This generated 2147 random observations over a 3-week period. Results The breakdown of machine use over 105 individual studies showed that non-value-added time accounted for 62% of turnaround time. Analysis of 2147 random samples of work showed that scanners were empty and waiting for patients 15% of the total time. Analyses showed that poor communication delayed the arrival of patients and that no one had responsibility for communicating when scanning was done. Conclusions Engineering students used rigorous study design and sampling methods to conduct interviews and observations. This led to data-driven definition of problems and potential solutions to guide systems-based improvement.

Catherine J. Brandon; Michael Holody; Geoffrey Inch; Michael Kabcenell; Diane Schowalter; Patricia B. Mullan

2012-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

370

Role of an Energy Manager  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Role of an Energy Role of an Energy Manager" Richard Miller Corporate Energy Manager Mannington Mills Presented at the U.S. Department of Energy Industrial Technologies Program July 1, 2010 Webcast Outline  Energy benchmarking  Goal-setting  Monitoring and verification of energy flows  Training and communications  Carbon footprint reduction initiatives  Scouting for new technologies and best practices Energy Benchmarking  Track energy consumption - Reduce energy intensity by 25% in 10 years  Identify under-performing plants  Set priorities  Monitor progress  Verify improvements - Repair & correct significant deviation in energy consumption Goal-Setting  Set the tone for improvement throughout the organization  Measure the success of the energy

371

EERE Program Management Initiative (PMI) Brochure  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)

The EERE Program Management Initiative document outlines a coordinated set of actions to improve its program management capabilities.

372

ISO 50001 Conformant Energy Management Systems  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

ISO 50001-conformant ISO 50001-conformant Energy Management Systems Aimee McKane Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory atmckane@lbl.gov 518-782-7002 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov * Energy efficiency improvements with very favorable payback periods often do not get implemented due to competing organizational priorities * Even projects that are implemented may not be sustained due to lack of supportive operational and maintenance practices Problem: Energy efficiency is not integrated into daily

373

ISO 50001 Conformant Energy Management Systems  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

ISO 50001-conformant ISO 50001-conformant Energy Management Systems Aimee McKane Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory atmckane@lbl.gov 518-782-7002 April 2, 2013 2 | Building Technologies Office eere.energy.gov * Energy efficiency improvements with very favorable payback periods often do not get implemented due to competing organizational priorities * Even projects that are implemented may not be sustained due to lack of supportive operational and maintenance practices Problem: Energy efficiency is not integrated into daily

374

4 - Vineyard Practice  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Coverage begins with an outline of the vines annual growth cycle and its relevant vineyard activity. This leads into vine management, including: a discussion of the yield/quality ratio; pruning and training options; row spacing and orientation; canopy and vigor management; major pruning/training systems; rootstocks; grafting and propagation; and vineyard establishment. There is a brief diversion into Roman viticultural practice and its modernness. This is followed by an investigation of practices such as irrigation and fertilization (both organic and inorganic), as well as their relative requirements, benefits, and problems. Disease, pest, and weed control are explored, both in general terms and as applied to specific vine disorders (both biologic and environmental), including their consequences on fruit quality. Subsequently, harvest is discussed in terms of the criteria used, sampling techniques, and collection procedures and their relative benefits. The chapter concludes with an exploration of vineyard variability, its detection, and the advantages of uniformity.

Ronald S. Jackson

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

375

Environmental Management System  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Management System Management System Environmental Management System An Environmental Management System is a systematic method for assessing mission activities, determining the environmental impacts of those activities, prioritizing improvements, and measuring results. May 30, 2012 The continuous improvement cycle Our Environmental Management System encourages continuous improvement of our environmental performance. Contact Environmental Communication & Public Involvement P.O. Box 1663 MS M996 Los Alamos, NM 87545 (505) 667-0216 Email Managing our effects on the environment We are committed to protecting the environment while conducting our national security and energy-related missions. Laboratory Environmental Governing Policy What is the Environmental Management System? It covers every program in the Laboratory

376

Innovation Practices  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This Chapter focuses on examples of digital innovation in practice, providing fact-sheets of 10 of the most interesting ideas in the field of digital innovation worldwide in 2013. The genesis of the selected i...

Vincenzo Morabito

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

377

Agriculture model development to improve performance of the Community Land  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Agriculture model development to improve performance of the Community Land Agriculture model development to improve performance of the Community Land Model April 3, 2013 The important relationships between climate change and agriculture are uncertain, particularly the feedbacks related to the carbon cycle. Nevertheless, vegetation models have not yet considered the full impacts of management practices and nitrogen feedbacks on the carbon cycle. We are working to meet this need. We have integrated three crop types (corn, soybean, and spring wheat) into the Community Land Model (CLM). In developing the agriculture version of CLM, we added plant processes related to management practices and nitrogen cycling. A manuscript documenting our changes to CLM has been accepted for publication in Geoscientific Model Development Discussions ("Modeling

378

Sandia National Laboratories Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) software quality plan. Part 1: ASC software quality engineering practices, Version 2.0.  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The purpose of the Sandia National Laboratories Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Software Quality Plan is to clearly identify the practices that are the basis for continually improving the quality of ASC software products. The plan defines the ASC program software quality practices and provides mappings of these practices to Sandia Corporate Requirements CPR 1.3.2 and 1.3.6 and to a Department of Energy document, ASCI Software Quality Engineering: Goals, Principles, and Guidelines. This document also identifies ASC management and software project teams responsibilities in implementing the software quality practices and in assessing progress towards achieving their software quality goals.

Sturtevant, Judith E.; Heaphy, Robert; Hodges, Ann Louise; Boucheron, Edward A.; Drake, Richard Roy; Minana, Molly A.; Hackney, Patricia; Forsythe, Christi A.; Schofield, Joseph Richard, Jr. (,; .); Pavlakos, Constantine James; Williamson, Charles Michael; Edwards, Harold Carter

2006-09-01T23:59:59.000Z

379

Program Management Initiative | Department of Energy  

Energy Savers [EERE]

Program Management Initiative Program Management Initiative Building the Foundation for our Future. Pyramid diagram showing how the improvement in program management...

380

Crop Management Factors: What is Important?  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Various management factors, including specific practices and the persistence of those practices over time, can greatly influence farm profitability. Some of those factors are managing for high yield or low production cost, as well as adoption...

Kastens, Terry L.; Dhuyvetter, Kevin C.; Nivens, Heather; Klinefelter, Danny A.

1999-09-29T23:59:59.000Z

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381

Best-In-Class Project Management Initiative Corporate Implementation Plan  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

To continue Project Management and Contract Management Improvements, DOE EM has developed a vision for building a "Best-in-Class" Project Management and Contract Management organization. Click...

382

Improve Your Boiler's Combustion Efficiency  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This revised ITP tip sheet on boiler combustion efficiency provides how-to advice for improving industrial steam systems using low-cost, proven practices and technologies.

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2006-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

383

Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Wireless Energy Efficiency Keys Initiative  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

by by Transformational Energy Action Management (TEAM) Wireless Energy Efficiency Keys Initiative *Ways of Using Wireless Technology to Help You Reduce Energy Usage at your Facility Together with our industry partners, we strive to: * Accelerate adoption of the many energy-efficient technologies and practices available today * Conduct vigorous technology innovation to radically improve future energy diversity, resource efficiency, and carbon mitigation * Promote a corporate culture of energy efficiency and carbon management What Is the Industrial Technologies Program ? The Industrial Technologies Program (ITP) is the lead federal agency responsible for improving energy efficiency in the largest energy-using sector of the country. Industrial Sector National Initiative

384

DOE Office of Environmental Management  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Environmental Management Environmental Management Project and Contract Management Improvement Timeline Improving DOE contract and project management is a top priority of the Department's senior management and entire organization. The DOE Office of Environmental Management (EM) has put in place a "Roadmap" for Journey to Excellence that sets specific performance expectations for continuous improvements in contract and project management. Following are some highlights of EM's improvement actions over the past five years. In 2006, the National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) began a study of EM, which included acquisition and project management among its key focus areas. The resultant report from the study,

385

Reducing Congestion through Smart Parking Management | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Reducing Congestion through Smart Parking Management Reducing Congestion through Smart Parking Management Jump to: navigation, search Tool Summary Name: Reducing Congestion through Smart Parking Management Agency/Company /Organization: Institute for Sustainable Communities Focus Area: Standards - Incentives - Policies - Regulations Topics: Best Practices Resource Type: Reports, Journal Articles, & Tools Website: www.iscvt.org/resources/documents/san_francisco_sfpark.pdf SFpark is a new project being implemented with federal Urban Partnership Program funds. It combines innovative technologies and strategies to redistribute the demand for parking in real-time. Goals include making parking easier, reducing congestion (by reducing circling and double parking), improving bus speed and reliability, and transferring lessons learned to other cities.

386

Smart Grid Projects Are Improving Performance and Helping Consumers...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

Smart Grid Projects Are Improving Performance and Helping Consumers Better Manage their Energy Use Smart Grid Projects Are Improving Performance and Helping Consumers Better Manage...

387

Establishing the Office of Environmental Management Quality Assurance Corporate Board  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

DISTRIBUTIO DISTRIBUTIO FROM: DAE Y. CHUNG DEPUTY ASSISTA@SECRETARY FOR SAFETY MANAGEMENT AND OPERATIONS SUBJECT: Establishing the Office of Environmental Management Quality Assurance Corporate Board The purpose of this memorandum is to introduce the Office of Environmental Management (EM) Quality Assurance (QA) Corporate Board which implements EM'S policy and guidance and promotes lessons learned and best practices across the sites. The Corporate Board provides the management structure to integrate the independently managed federal and contractor QA Programs into a single corporate entity. The Board serves as a consensus-building body to facilitate institutionalization of a QA Management System across the EM-Complex. The Corporate Board concept originated from the EM Quality Improvement Initiative in

388

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Petrochemical Industry - An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Use Feedwater Economizers for Waste Heat Recovery. Steam TipGood Practice Guide 141: Waste heat recovery in the processbetter process integration and waste heat recovery has been

Neelis, Maarten

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

389

Sport Management Academic Offerings  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

production and programming of events; marketing and public relations; technological operations management Exploration of a topic (to be determined) not covered by the standard curriculum but of interest to faculty and sponsoring events. Management process, including theory of management and practical applications within

Raina, Ramesh

390

Energy efficiency improvements in Chinese compressed airsystems  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

Industrial compressed air systems use more than 9 percent ofall electricity used in China. Experience in China and elsewhere hasshown that these systems can be much more energy efficient when viewed asa whole system and rather than as isolated components.This paper presentsa summary and analysis of several compressed air system assessments.Through these assessments, typical compressed air management practices inChina are analyzed. Recommendations are made concerning immediate actionsthat China s enterprises can make to improve compressed air systemefficiency using best available technology and managementstrategies.

McKane, Aimee; Li, Li; Li, Yuqi; Taranto, T.

2007-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

391

Air Handler Condensate Recovery at the Environmental Protection Agencys Science and Ecosystem Support Division: Best Management Practice Case Study #14: Alternate Water Sources, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

drought in the southeastern United States caused drought in the southeastern United States caused the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to address the need for water conservation and develop a water management plan for their Science and Ecosystem Support Division (SESD). The water management plan aimed to reduce SESD's potable water usage (more than 2.4 million gallons in fiscal year 2008) through an air handler condensate recovery project. The EPA SESD encompasses 12 acres in Athens, Georgia. A single laboratory building was constructed in 1996 consisting of 66,200 square feet configured for a mix use of laboratory and office activities. In May 2008, SESD completed an air handler condensate recovery system. The system routes condensate from rooftop air handler units to the facility's cooling tower,

392

Superior Energy Performance: A Roadmap for Achieving Continual Improvements in Energy Performance  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Superior Energy Performance: Superior Energy Performance: A Roadmap for Achieving Continual Improvements in Energy Performance March 4, 2010 Joe Almaguer Dow Chemical Paul Scheihing U.S. Department of Energy Agenda: * Superior Energy Performance Overview * Program Design * Program Status and Moving Forward Superior Energy Performance What is Superior Energy Performance? A market-based, ANSI-accredited plant certification program that provides industrial facilities with a roadmap for achieving continual improvement in energy efficiency while boosting competitiveness. Goals: * Drive continual improvement in energy intensity * Develop a transparent system to validate energy intensity improvements and management practices * Encourage broad participation

393

Project Management Plan (PMP) for Work Management Implementation  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The purpose of this document is to provide a project plan for Work Management Implementation by the River Protection Project (RPP). Work Management is an information initiative to implement industry best practices by replacing some Tank Farm legacy system

SHIPLER, C.E.

2000-01-13T23:59:59.000Z

394

Performance Assessment Community of Practice Technical Exchange  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

The Department of Energy is hosting a Technical Exchange at the Hanford Site on The Department of Energy is hosting a Technical Exchange at the Hanford Site on April 13-14, 2010. The Performance Assessment Community of Practice has been chartered to advise the Office of Environmental Management Tank Waste Corporate Board regarding performance assessments and performance assessment-like analyses, promote consistency in the preparation of performance assessments across the Department of Energy (DOE) complex, foster exchange of information among performance assessment practitioners, and develop appropriate guidance for performance assessments such that they are based on sound science and are defensible. The purpose of this technical exchange is to provide a venue for performance assessment and risk assessment practitioners, managers and regulators, and contributors to the Cementitious Barriers Partnership and Advanced Simulation Capability for Environmental Management project to share plans and experiences and share ideas for future performance assessment and risk assessment modeling. The technical exchange will include a combination of plenary presentations and discussions with breakout sessions for specific topics. Discussions will emphasize areas for improved consistency and solicit suggestions for future developments related to modeling tools. A breakout discussion session is also planned to address: DOE Order 435.1 Update, regulatory challenges for performance and risk assessment modeling, and other topical areas. Arrangements have also been made for a GoldSim modeling roundtable at the conclusion of the workshop for participants who are interested in sharing experiences related to the use of GoldSim for their simulations.

395

A Review of the Environmental Management Program (presented by the Top-to-Bottom Review Team)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

In 2002, at the direction of the Secretary of Energy, EM conducted a self-assessment of the overall status of the program under DOE Order 435.1 Radioactive Waste Management, and found a number of areas that needed improvement, including contract strategies and approaches; risk prioritization; and internal business practices.

396

Practicing Precision  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

tx H 2 O | pg. 24 W intergarden and High Plains researchers and county agents worked with 30 growers from various counties to conduct on-farm research demonstrations evaluating the extent to which limited irrigation practices may provide water...). The first stage of the PIN project was completed in September 2006, yielding preliminary water savings and establishing on-farm collaborations. ?Results from the first year of the study show tremen- dous possibility for water savings,? said Dr. Giovanni...

Supercinski, Danielle

2007-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

397

IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING COSTS IN THE DRINKING WATER SUPPLY INDUSTRY: An ENERGY STAR Resource Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2002. United States Industrial Electric Motor Systems MarketEfficiency Alliance, Electric Motor Management. 2001. Motoraccessed March 23, Motors Electric motors represent one of

Brown, Moya Melody, Camilla Dunham Whitehead, Rich

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

398

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Vehicle Assembly Industry: An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Energy management systems Combined heat and power (CHP) CHPperiod was negligible. Combined heat and power (CHP) 5 . Forrequirements, the use of combined heat and power systems can

Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

399

Project Management Quality Assurance Guide, GPG 017  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

LIFE CYCLE ASSET MANAGEMENT Good Practice Guide GPG-FM-017 Quality Assurance March 1996 Department of Energy Office of Field Management Office of Project and Fixed Asset Management

400

Management Overview  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Immobilization Research Immobilization Research Kurt Gerdes U.S. DOE, Office of Engineering and Technology John Vienna Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Environmental Management May 19, 2009 2009 Hanford - Idaho - Savannah River Technical Exchange 2 Objectives Perform research and development to advance the waste stabilization technology options by through closely- coupled theory, experimentation, and modeling Develop solutions for Hanford, Idaho, Savannah River, and Oak Ridge wastes challenges (along with facilitating management of future wastes) Environmental Management General Approach Balance between near-term incremental technology improvements and long-term transformational solutions Address the requirements for high risk waste streams - high-level tank waste (RPP, SRS)

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401

ESPC Best Practices from Life of Contract Field Reviews  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Presentation discusses energy savings performance contract (ESPC) project field review observations, pre-award planning, post-award management of changes, and more best practices.

402

WM2014 Conference - Building the Community of Practice for Performance...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

WM2014 Conference - Building the Community of Practice for Performance and Risk Assessment in Support of Risk-Informed Environmental Management Decisions WM2014 Conference -...

403

http://www.epa.gov/greeningepa/practices/eo13423.htm  

National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)

Environmental Management Systems Reports You are here: EPA Home Greening EPA More Green Practices Executive Order 13423 Executive Order 13423 Strengthening Federal...

404

Office of Resource Management  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Resource Management Resource Management Home Sub Offices › Business Operations › Information Management › Human Resources and Administration Mission and Functions HSS Standard Operating Practices (For Internal Users Only) HSS Subject Matter Experts and Functional Points of Contacts Contact Us HSS Logo Office of Resource Management Direct Report to the Chief Health, Safety and Security Officer Mission and Functions Mission The Office of Resource Management supports the infrastructure of the Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) by providing balanced, unbiased, technically competent, and customer focused services in the areas of: (1) Financial Management, including budget formulation and execution; (2) Procurement Management, including contract and credit card programs; (3) Information Management, including technology-based solutions and programs; (4) Quality Assurance; (5) Human Resources, including recruitment and retention programs; (6) Administrative Services, including property management, travel, and work space management; and; (7) Strategic and Program Planning including performance and efficiency measures.

405

Integrated Safety & Environmental Management System | Stanford Synchrotron  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Integrated Safety & Environmental Management System Integrated Safety & Environmental Management System How do you plan for SAFETY in your job? In an effort to provide a formal and organized process to manage all aspects of Environment, Safety and Health (ES&H) issues at its laboratories, the DOE developed the Integrated Safety and Environmental Management System (ISEMS). In short, it's a process that allows people (such as staff and Users) at all levels to plan, perform, assess and improve their implementation of ES&H at work. The system puts the responsibility for safety on each person. Fundamental to the process are the Guiding Principles that can be viewed as "best management practices" or "how we do business", which are the policies that integrate ISMS at all levels; the Core Functions, which provide the

406

Waste management policy revisions: lessons learned from the Katrina disaster  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

The main objective of this paper is to identify debris and waste management policies that need to be changed based on the lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina. Policy issues addressed include fragmented jurisdictional problems, issues related to types of debris, burning of house hold debris, wood infestation with Formosan termites and banning of yard wastes from landfills. Current practices and trends in the building material waste management following disasters are examined from a building life cycle standpoint or cradle to cradle concept. Completing the proper planning before the disaster is critical. Having a plan in place can allow for maximum, integrated recycling, resource optimisation, waste reduction and deconstruction. Examination of the waste management hierarchy and life cycle management of material is used to improve the understanding of reuse and recycle opportunities. Based on the lessons learnt from Hurricane Katrina proposed changes in debris management policy following natural disasters.

William E. Roper

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

407

Environmental Management System Plan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Water Discharges) of Introduction Environmental Managementmanagement Water conservation LBNLs approach to sustainable environmentalEnvironmental Management Systems (EMS) to implement sustainable environmental stewardship practices that: Protect the air, water,

Fox, Robert

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

408

Safeguards management inspection procedures  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The objective of this inspection module is to independently assess the contributions of licensee management to overall safeguards systems performance. The inspector accomplishes this objective by comparing the licensee's safeguards management to both the 10 CFR, parts 70 and 73, requirements and to generally accepted management practices. The vehicle by which this comparison is to be made consists of assessment questions and key issues which point the inspector to areas of primary concern to the NRC and which raise additional issues for the purpose of exposing management ineffectiveness. Further insight into management effectiveness is obtained through those assessment questions specifically directed toward the licensee's safeguards system performance. If the quality of the safeguards is poor, then the inspector should strongly suspect that management's role is ineffective and should attempt to determine management's influence (or lack thereof) on the underlying safeguards deficiencies. (The converse is not necessarily true, however.) The assessment questions in essence provide an opportunity for the inspector to identify, to single out, and to probe further, questionable management practices. Specific issues, circumstances, and concerns which point to questionable or inappropriate practices should be explicitly identified and referenced against the CFR and the assessment questions. The inspection report should also explain why the inspector feels certain management practices are poor, counter to the CFR, and/or point to ineffecive management. Concurrent with documenting the inspection results, the inspector should provide recommendations for alleviating observed management practices that are detrimental to effective safeguards. The recommendations could include: specific changes in the practices of the licensee, followup procedures on the part of NRC, and proposed license changes.

Barth, M.J.; Dunn, D.R.

1984-08-01T23:59:59.000Z

409

Best Practices | Data.gov  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Best Practices Best Practices Ocean Data Tools Technical Guide Map Gallery Regional Planning Feedback Ocean You are here Data.gov » Communities » Ocean Best Practices Collection of resources on best practices and recommendations for marine planning data interoperability Metadata Standards Common Mapping Standards Spatial Data Standards Marine Metadata Interoperability Data Quality Guidelines and Policies Portal Development Lessons Learned Metadata standards Metadata Standards - Recommended Metadata, data which describes an information resource, is critical for the use and discovery of the datasets which are retrievable by Ocean.data.gov. Within information management communities, a distinction is often made between place-based geospatial data and non-geospatial data. Likewise, a similar distinction holds for "structured" versus

410

Hazardous Waste Management (Indiana) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Hazardous Waste Management (Indiana) Hazardous Waste Management (Indiana) Hazardous Waste Management (Indiana) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Fuel Distributor Industrial Investor-Owned Utility Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative Transportation Utility Program Info State Indiana Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Indiana Department of Environmental Management The state supports the implementation of source reduction, recycling, and other alternative solid waste management practices over incineration and land disposal. The Department of Environmental Management is tasked regulating hazardous waste management facilities and practices. Provisions pertaining to permitting, site approval, construction, reporting, transportation, and remediation practices and fees are discussed in these

411

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry: An ENERGY STAR? Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Conservation (CIPEC) (2001). Boilers and Heaters, ImprovingCADDET) (2003). Steam Boiler House Modifications Give Energymilks significant savings from boiler tune-up. The Energy

Brush, Adrian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

412

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Vehicle Assembly Industry: An ENERGY STAR Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Energy efficiency integrated into organizational culture.use and organizational goals for energy efficiency. Stafforganizational commitment to continuous improvement of energy efficiency.

Galitsky, Christina

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

413

IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING COSTS IN THE DRINKING WATER SUPPLY INDUSTRY: An ENERGY STAR Resource Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Energy efficiency integrated into organizational culture.use and organizational goals for energy efficiency. Stafforganizational commitment to continuous improvement of energy efficiency.

Brown, Moya Melody, Camilla Dunham Whitehead, Rich

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

414

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Petrochemical Industry - An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Improve Steam Turbine Efficiency. Hydrocarbon Processing,The efficiency of the steam turbine is determined by thereduce the efficiency of the steam turbine by 1.1% (Patel

Neelis, Maarten

2008-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

415

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Improve Steam Turbine Efficiency. Hydrocarbon Processing,the capacity and efficiency of the steam turbine generatorturbine Steam Distribution System Energy efficiency

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

416

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Nath (2000). Improve Steam Turbine Efficiency. HydrocarbonOIT (1999). Rebuilding steam turbine generator reduces costscan be driven by a steam turbine or an electric motor. Hot

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

417

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the U.S. Iron and Steel Industry An ENERGY STAR(R) Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

The NEMA Premium Efficiency Electric Motor specification wasEnergy Efficiency Improvements in Electric Motors andRewinding on Motor Efficiency. Electric Apparatus Service

Worrell, Ernst

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

418

Energy Efficiency Improvement and Cost Saving Opportunities for the Dairy Processing Industry: An ENERGY STAR? Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

2003).How to Improve Energy Efficiency in Refrigeratingpowder: Energy use and energy efficiency in the EuropeanSummer Study on Energy Efficiency in Industry SenterNovem (

Brush, Adrian

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

419

Improving steam turbine efficiency  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper describes the condition of a significant number of fossil steam turbines operating in the United States and the maintenance practices used to improve their performance. Through the use of steam path audits conducted by the authors` company and by several utilities, a large data base of information on turbine heat rate, casing efficiency, and maintenance practices is available to help the power generation industry understand how different maintenance practices and steam path damage impact turbine performance. The data base reveals that turbine cycle heat rate is typically 5.23% poorer than design just prior to major outages. The degraded condition of steam turbines presents an opportunity for utilities to improve heat rate and reduce emissions without increasing fuel costs. The paper describes what losses typically contribute to the 5.23% heat rate degradation and how utilities can recover steam turbine performance through maintenance actions aimed at improving steam path efficiency.

Cioffi, D.H.; Mitchell, D.R.; Whitecar, S.C. [Encotech, Inc., Schenectady, NY (United States)

1995-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

420

South Carolina Solid Waste Policy and Management Act (South Carolina)  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

The state of South Carolina supports a regional approach to solid waste management and encourages the development and implementation of alternative waste management practices and resource recovery....

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421

Management Plan Management Plan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

; and 5) consistency with the Endangered Species Act and Clean Water Act. In addition, the management plan Plan, Management Plan Page MP­ 1 #12;Management Plan water quality standards, instream flows, privateManagement Plan Management Plan "Management and restoration programs for native salmonids have

422

Program Management | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Management Management Program Management Safety The Office of Environmental Management's (EM) top priority is to ensure proper implementation and continuous improvement of Integrated Safety Management Systems (ISMS) in the EM complex and to serve as a focal point for EM safety standards and policy development and interpretation and interfaces with internal/external oversight organizations Read more Acquisition The Office of Environmental Management strives to assure effective project, acquisition, and contract management, by working closely with senior level officials in Headquarters and Field Managers; external stakeholders; and major contractors for the purpose of achieving acquisition and project management objectives of the Office of Environmental Management (EM)

423

Integrated Safety Management (ISM) Workshop - August 25-28, 2008  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

C - Work Planning and Control C - Work Planning and Control ISM Workshop Presentations August 25-28, 2008 Wednesday, August 27, 2009 1:00 - 2:30 Role of ISM in Nano-Material Research at DOE Facilities, Marvin Mielke, DOE-HSS Y-12 Sitewide Risk Management Program, Abe Mathews, NNSA Y12 Applying Safe System Work Control Processes to Integrate Safety Management Achieve Target Zero, Mike Brooks/Adam Hotzel, Bechtel, BWXT Idaho 3:00 - 5:00 Utilizing ISM Core Functions to Control PNNL Contractor Activities, Todd Haynie, PNNL IMWOG Work Management Subgroup Peer Assist Visit Best Practice, Steve Little, B&W Y12 Lean/Six Sigma Approach to Work Control Process Improvements at the WVDP, Joe Jablonski, WVES Integrating Human Performance Improvement into ISMS, T. Shane Bush Thursday, August 28, 2008

424

Sandia National Laboratories Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) software quality plan : ASC software quality engineering practices Version 3.0.  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The purpose of the Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Software Quality Plan is to clearly identify the practices that are the basis for continually improving the quality of ASC software products. Quality is defined in the US Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Agency (DOE/NNSA) Quality Criteria, Revision 10 (QC-1) as 'conformance to customer requirements and expectations'. This quality plan defines the SNL ASC Program software quality engineering (SQE) practices and provides a mapping of these practices to the SNL Corporate Process Requirement (CPR) 001.3.6; 'Corporate Software Engineering Excellence'. This plan also identifies ASC management's and the software project teams responsibilities in implementing the software quality practices and in assessing progress towards achieving their software quality goals. This SNL ASC Software Quality Plan establishes the signatories commitments to improving software products by applying cost-effective SQE practices. This plan enumerates the SQE practices that comprise the development of SNL ASC's software products and explains the project teams opportunities for tailoring and implementing the practices.

Turgeon, Jennifer L.; Minana, Molly A.; Hackney, Patricia; Pilch, Martin M.

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

425

Best Management Practice #14: Alternative Water Sources  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Many federal facilities may have water uses that can be met with non-potable water from alternative water sources. Potentially available alternative water sources for Federal sources include municipal-supplied reclaimed water, treated gray water from on-site sanitary sources, and storm water.

426

Best Management Practice #11: Commercial Kitchen Equipment |...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

savings. Water-using commercial kitchen equipment include pre-rinse spray valves, wash tanks and sinks, commercial dishwashers, food steamers, steam kettles, commercial ice...

427

CARMEN: a practical approach to metadata management  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

...did not all use the same terms or agree on the definitions...particular instance the term electrode defined by Gilmour...extensions and ontological terms where appropriate. This...FuGE database. Metadata search and view facilities were...without having to re-enter them in their entirety...

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

428

Best Management Practices for Equine Disease Prevention  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

monthsofgestation,orinfoalslessthan6 weeksold,unlesstheriskofexposuretonaturalinfec- tionishigh.Annualvaccinationsshouldbegiventocolts intendedtobebreedingstallions.Beforetheinitialvacci- nation... of socioeconomic level, race, color, sex, religion, handicap or national origin. Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension Work in Agriculture and Home Economics, Acts of Congress of May 8, 1914, as amended, and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the United...

Scott, Brett D.

2008-10-06T23:59:59.000Z

429

BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES & GUIDANCE MANUAL: DESERT  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

.................................................................................................25 Geothermal Energy Power Plants

430

Desktop Management Energy Practices OOC Report Submission  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Submission To estimate the most extreme savings, power usage calculations were based on the following is there a uniform method in place to do so. The working group's estimates of potential savings from implementing for patching, found that a significant savings did not exist when energy usage in hibernation was compared

431

Best Management Practice #14: Alternate Water Sources  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Many Federal facilities may have water uses that can be met with non-potable water from alternate water sources. Potentially available alternative water sources for Federal sources include...

432

Best Management Practice #11: Commercial Kitchen Equipment  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Commercial kitchen equipment represents a large set of water users in the non-residential sector. Water efficiency for commercial kitchen equipment is especially important because high volume...

433

Best Management Practice #7: Faucets and Showerheads  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Most federal buildings have faucets in restrooms, kitchens, and laboratories. Many federal installations have showers, including barracks, family housing, recreation facilities, and locker rooms....

434

Improving Lives. Improving Texas. Agency Strategic Plan  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

. Williams Administration Building 7101 TAMU September 2009 College Station, TX 77843-7101 Phone: 979. In the context of this broad mission, the priorities for Extension education are: Ensure a sustainable and management. Build local capacity for economic development in Texas communities. Improve the health

435

The Important Participants in Demand-Side Management: Power Consumers  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

Electric power consumers are the basis for demand-side management (DSM) practice. Increased power consumption efficiency...

Zhaoguang Hu; Xinyang Han; Quan Wen

2013-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

436

What the World's GREATEST Energy Managers Do Differently  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This presentation describes some tips and practices to help energy managers understand the goal, build a coalition, and sustain momentum.

437

Solid Waste Management (Indiana) | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Solid Waste Management (Indiana) Solid Waste Management (Indiana) Solid Waste Management (Indiana) < Back Eligibility Agricultural Commercial Industrial Investor-Owned Utility Local Government Municipal/Public Utility Rural Electric Cooperative State/Provincial Govt Utility Program Info State Indiana Program Type Environmental Regulations Provider Association of Indiana Solid Wastes Districts Inc. The state supports the implementation of source reduction, recycling, and other alternative solid waste management practices over incineration and land disposal. The Indiana Department of Environmental Management and the Indiana Solid Waste Management Board are tasked with planning and adopting rules and regulations governing solid waste management practices. Provisions pertaining to landfill management and expansion, permitting,

438

On-Bill Financing for Energy Efficiency Improvements: A Review...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Improvements: A Review of Current Program Challenges, Opportunities, and Best Practices On-Bill Financing for Energy Efficiency Improvements: A Review of Current Program...

439

Plan - Data Management  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Plan Plan Data Management for Data Providers Click an arrow to follow the data management path of a data set from planning to curation. plan Overview plan Plan manage Manage archive Archive curation DAAC Curation Data Management Overview Plan Manage Archive DAAC Curation Related Links DAAC Help Best Practices PDF Workshops DataONE ESIP Data Management Plans NASA's Terrestrial Ecology Program now requires that each proposal include a Data Management Plan (DMP) of up to two pages. A DMP for a proposal is a brief document that outlines what you will do with your data during and after your research, to ensure your data will be safe, documented, and accessible now and in the future. A DMP - developed early and used throughout the research project - will increase research efficiency by making the data understandable and usable in the future and

440

Project Management Resources | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Project Project Management Resources Project Management Resources Performance & Project Completion Environmental Management Completed Projects 2005-Present EM Current Project Performance Office of Engineering and Construction Management (OECM) Monthly Project Dashboard Project Management Resources DOE Office of Environmental Management Project & Contract Management Improvement Timeline Project Management Approach Using Earned Value Management Root Cause Analysis and Corrective Actions Plan DOE Order 413.3B DOE Directives OMB Capital Programming Guide OECM Project Management Career Development Program OECM Project Management Policy and Guidance per Office of Management Project Definition Rating Index (PDRI) Project Management Institute (PMI) Construction Industry Institute (CII)

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441

Quality management in the logistics function: a study of the Greek industry  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

This paper presents the results of an exploratory survey investigating the status of quality management practices in the logistics function in the Greek industry. This is the first paper to provide information regarding quality management performance in the growing and challenging area of logistics in the Greek industry. The survey instrument contains information about the forces that encourage or discourage managers to implement quality initiatives in the logistics function, the quality methods and techniques that are currently in use, their overall satisfaction with the current level of quality management in logistics and their perceptions regarding the critical success factors for effective quality management in logistics. The findings of this survey are compared with related findings from similar surveys in other countries in order to generalise upon the results and draw meaningful conclusions. The logistics quality performance status generated by this exploratory study could be used by logistics managers as a benchmark tool or roadmap for future quality improvements.

Katerina Gotzamani; Fotis Vouzas; Pantelis Longinidis

2009-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

442

NS&T MANAGEMENT OBSERVATIONS  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The INL Management Observation Program (MOP) is designed to improve managers and supervisors understanding of work being performed by employees and the barriers impacting their success. The MOP also increases workers understanding of managements expectations as they relate to safety, security, quality, and work performance. Management observations (observations) are designed to improve the relationship and trust between employees and managers through increased engagement and interactions between managers and researchers in the field. As part of continuous improvement, NS&T management took initiative to focus on the participation and quality of observations in FY 14. This quarterly report is intended to (a) summarize the participation and quality of managements observations, (b) assess observations for commonalities or trends related to facility or process barriers impacting research, and (c) provide feedback and make recommendations for improvements NS&Ts MOP.

Gianotto, David

2014-06-01T23:59:59.000Z

443

Best Practices: Elements of a Federal Privacy Program  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Best Practices: Best Practices: Elements of a Federal Privacy Program Version 1.0 Sponsored By: Federal CIO Council Privacy Committee June 2010 Best Practices: Elements of a Federal Privacy Program June 2010 Page i Contents Acknowledgements __________________________________________________________________ ii Purpose ____________________________________________________________________________ 1 Introduction: Privacy Stewardship and Governance _________________________________________ 3 Element 1 -Leadership ________________________________________________________________ 6 Element 2 - Privacy Risk Management and Compliance Documentation _________________________ 9 Element 3 - Information Security _______________________________________________________ 14

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IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY AND REDUCING COSTS IN THE DRINKING WATER SUPPLY INDUSTRY: An ENERGY STAR Resource Guide for Energy and Plant Managers  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

As American drinking water agencies face higher production costs, demand, and energy prices, they seek opportunities to reduce costs without negatively affecting the quality of the water they deliver. This guide describes resources for cost-effectively improving the energy efficiency of U.S. public drinking water facilities. The guide (1) describes areas of opportunity for improving energy efficiency in drinking water facilities; (2) provides detailed descriptions of resources to consult for each area of opportunity; (3) offers supplementary suggestions and information for the area; and (4) presents illustrative case studies, including analysis of cost-effectiveness.

Brown, Moya Melody, Camilla Dunham Whitehead, Rich; Dunham Whitehead, Camilla; Brown, Rich

2010-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

445

Stream flows for salmon and society: managing water for human and ecosystem needs in Mediterranean-climate California  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of vineyard water management on environmental flows to (i)in water management practices on environmental flows.of environmental flow allocations in water management has

Grantham, Theodore Evan William

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

446

Stream flows for salmon and society: managing water for human and ecosystem needs in Mediterranean-climate California  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of vineyard water management on environmental flows to (i)of environmental flow allocations in water management hasin water management practices on environmental flows.

Grantham, Theodore Evan William

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

447

Save Energy Now (SEN) Assessment Helps Expand Energy Management Program at Shaw Industries: Flooring Company Saves $872,000 Annually by Improving Steam System Efficiency  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This case study describes how the Shaw Industries plant #20 in Dalton, Georgia, achieved annual savings of $872,000 and 93,000 MMBtu after receiving a DOE Save Energy Now energy assessment and implementing recommendations to improve the efficiency of its steam system.

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2008-07-01T23:59:59.000Z

448

Advanced Technologies and Practices - Building America Top Innovations...  

Energy Savers [EERE]

and construction practices that improve the building envelope; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); water heating components; and indoor air quality and safety...

449

Advanced Technologies and Practices- Building America Top Innovations  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Top Innovations in this category encompass research in specific technologies and construction practices that improve the building envelope, HVAC components, ventilation, and health and safety issues.

450

Best Management Practice #10: Cooling Tower Management | Department...  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

Evaporation: This is the primary function of the tower and is the method that transfers heat from the cooling tower system to the environment. The quantity of evaporation is not...

451

Sandia National Laboratories Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) software quality plan. Part 1 : ASC software quality engineering practices version 1.0.  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The purpose of the Sandia National Laboratories (SNL) Advanced Simulation and Computing (ASC) Software Quality Plan is to clearly identify the practices that are the basis for continually improving the quality of ASC software products. Quality is defined in DOE/AL Quality Criteria (QC-1) as conformance to customer requirements and expectations. This quality plan defines the ASC program software quality practices and provides mappings of these practices to the SNL Corporate Process Requirements (CPR 1.3.2 and CPR 1.3.6) and the Department of Energy (DOE) document, ASCI Software Quality Engineering: Goals, Principles, and Guidelines (GP&G). This quality plan identifies ASC management and software project teams' responsibilities for cost-effective software engineering quality practices. The SNL ASC Software Quality Plan establishes the signatories commitment to improving software products by applying cost-effective software engineering quality practices. This document explains the project teams opportunities for tailoring and implementing the practices; enumerates the practices that compose the development of SNL ASC's software products; and includes a sample assessment checklist that was developed based upon the practices in this document.

Minana, Molly A.; Sturtevant, Judith E.; Heaphy, Robert; Hodges, Ann Louise; Boucheron, Edward A.; Drake, Richard Roy; Forsythe, Christi A.; Schofield, Joseph Richard, Jr.; Pavlakos, Constantine James; Williamson, Charles Michael; Edwards, Harold Carter

2005-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

452

Water Management Guide- Building America Top Innovation  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This Top Innovation highlights the DOE-sponsored Water Management Guide, which has proven to be a highly effective tool for disseminating much needed best practices.

453

Federal Energy and Water Management Awards 2014  

Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) Indexed Site

to achieving federal energy goals are evident in both the "demand side" energy management initiatives and "supply side" energy procurement best practices she has helped...

454

Fernald Environmental Management Project Director's Findings...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

plan describing actions to minimize potential environmental impacts to Paddy's Run, a best management practices (BMP) plan for the control of industrial wastes and other wastes...

455

Hospitality Management Hospitality Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

of the global hospitality industry. Academic Offerings HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT MINOR HOSPITALITY AND FOOD SERVICE MANAGEMENT MINOR Students pursuing programs in other areas of study may choose a minor Lodging Management 3 HPM 309 Sports Arena Management 3 HPM 312* Cost Control in Food Services (Prereq

McConnell, Terry

456

Integrated Safety Management (ISM)  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

Integrated Safety Management Integrated Safety Management Home ISM Policy ISM Champions ISM Workshops Resources Archives Contact Us Health and Safety HSS Logo Integrated Safety Management (ISM) ism logo Welcome to the Department of Energy's Office of Health, Safety and Security (HSS) Integrated Safety Management (ISM) Web Site. The Department and its contractors remain firmly committed to ISM as first defined in 1996. The objective of ISM is to perform work in a safe and environmentally sound manner. More specifically, as described in DOE P 450.4, Safety Management System Policy: "The Department and Contractors must systematically integrate safety into management and work practices at all levels so that missions are accomplished while protecting the public, the worker, and the environment. This is to be accomplished through effective integration of safety management into all facets of work planning and execution." "

457

TRANSWESTERN's Standard Practices for Energy | ENERGY STAR Buildings &  

Broader source: All U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office Webpages (Extended Search)

TRANSWESTERN's Standard Practices for Energy TRANSWESTERN's Standard Practices for Energy Secondary menu About us Press room Contact Us Portfolio Manager Login Facility owners and managers Existing buildings Commercial new construction Industrial energy management Small business Service providers Service and product providers Verify applications for ENERGY STAR certification Design commercial buildings Energy efficiency program administrators Commercial and industrial program sponsors Associations State and local governments Federal agencies Tools and resources Training In This Section Campaigns Commercial building design Communications resources Energy management guidance Financial resources Portfolio Manager Products and purchasing Recognition Research and reports Service and product provider (SPP) resources Success stories

458

Earned Value Management System (EVMS)  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The Guide supports the Departments initiatives to improve program, project, and contract management through the implementation and surveillance of contractors earned value management systems. Canceled by DOE G 413.3-10A.

2008-05-06T23:59:59.000Z

459

Feedback and Continuous Improvement Inspection Criteria and Approach - DOE Field Element, December 4, 2012  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Subject: Feedback and HS: HSS CRAD 45-21 U.S. Department of Continuous Improvement Rev: 1 Energy Inspection Criteria and Approach Eff. Date: December 4, 2012 - DOE Field Element Office of Safety and ~ Acting Di lector, Oftrce of Safety Emergency Management Evaluations and Emergency Management Evaluations Date: \ ~~ Ll\ \ &.... ~ Page 1 of 15 Criteria Review and Criteria Lead, Feedback and Approach Document Continuous Improvement Inspection Criteria and Approach - DOE Field Element Date: \:}.. \~ \1 a- 1.0 PURPOSE Within the Office of Enforcement and Oversight, the Office of Safety and Emergency Management Evaluations' mission is to assess the effectiveness of those environment, safety, and health systems and practices used by field organizations in implementing Integrated Safety

460

Bed management in a Critical Care Unit  

Science Journals Connector (OSTI)

......can also be approach using a stochastic...150 BED MANAGEMENT IN A CRITICAL...of Decision Sciences and Information Management, Catholic University...bed-occupancy management and planning...Improving the Sipp approach for staffing......

J. D. Griffiths; V. Knight; I. Komenda

2013-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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461

Energy Management for Motor-Driven Systems  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

This document assists in establishing an energy management plan, identifying energy savings opportunities, and designing a motor improvement plan.

462

A Practical Primer to LED Technology  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

2011 LED Transformations, LLC 2011 LED Transformations, LLC 1 LED Lighting: A Practical Overview DOE Project Management Workshop March 15, 2011 Dr. John W. Curran, President, LED Transformations, LLC On behalf of the U.S. Department of Energy ©2011 LED Transformations, LLC 2 Learning Objectives LED Lighting: A Practical Overview 1. Critical differences between SSL and other lighting technologies 2. Understanding the effect of thermal management on product lifetime 3. How to distinguish good from poor SSL products and applications Residence, Kapalua, HI ©2011 LED Transformations, LLC 3 Copyright Materials This presentation is protected by US and International copyright laws. Reproduction, distribution, display and use of the presentation without

463

Best Practices in Existing Building Commissioning  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

OCTOBER 20-21, 2010 OCTOBER 20-21, 2010 RAPID CITY, SD Best Practices in Existing Building Commissioning Carl E. Lundstrom, P. E., CCP Federal Solutions Manager E M C Engineers, Inc. - Subsidiary of Eaton Corporation * The Purpose & Benefits of Existing Building Commissioning (EBCx) * The Building Commissioning Association (BCA) & "Best Practices" * Contracting & Hiring Qualified Providers * Typical Measures & Ideal Facilities * Success Factors Presentation Agenda What is The Building Commissioning Association? Integrity Leadership Quality Expertise  International non-profit organization (founded in 1998)  Recognized commissioning authority and resource  Commissioning providers, building owners, energy companies, facility managers, architects, engineers, and contractors

464

Energy Efficiency Best Practice Guide  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

capital and maintenance expenditure through the identification and elimination of oversized or redundant equipment. Unlike other disciplines, energy efficiency is usually not measured at the business unit level. The difficulty is that energy use... of the Energy Efficiency Best Practice Guide is to help business units meet and exceed their energy efficiency targets through continuous improvement using seven key criteria. The objectives are threefold: to provide an easy to use structure for measuring...

Rouse, S.

465

Improvement and Simplification of Diesel Particulate Filter System...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

FBC Improve the ash management (filter) Simplify the onboard dosing system and decrease cost and Chemist Ceramist Fuel system specialist Improve the vehicle integration for a Fit...

466

Expansion and Improvement of Solar Water Heating Technology in...  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Expansion and Improvement of Solar Water Heating Technology in China Project Management Office Jump to: navigation, search Name: Expansion and Improvement of Solar Water Heating...

467

Operations and Maintenance Best Practices Guide | Department of Energy  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Operations and Maintenance Best Practices Guide Operations and Maintenance Best Practices Guide Operations and Maintenance Best Practices Guide October 7, 2013 - 9:56am Addthis The Federal Energy Management Program's Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Best Practices Guide outlines best practices to help Federal agencies implement effective O&M for systems and equipment found at their facilities. Following these best practices can help agencies gain management buy-in for O&M programs and save an estimated 5% to 20% on energy bills without a significant capital investment. Depending on the facility, these savings can represent thousands to hundreds-of-thousands of dollars each year. Read the Operations and Maintenance (O&M) Best Practices Guide: Release 3.0. See individual chapters: Front Matter

468

Some improvements will be almost immediate...  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Some improvements will be almost immediate... Hemlock Dam before removal After removal #12;Some #12;Recommendation: Additional dialogue needed between habitat managers, scientists, and policy

469

Collaborative Worker Health and Safety Improvement Activities...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

is imperative that we communicate and establish relationships with those elements that train, manage and represent our workforce to improve the safety culture at DOE sites."...

470

Wireless Sensors Improve Data Center Efficiency  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

Case study bulletin describes how to improve data center energy efficiency for wireless sensors, and how to use that information to manage the data center.

471

OIT geothermal system improvements  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

The Oregon Institute of Technology campus has been heated by the direct use of geothermal fluids since 1964. The 11 building campus uses geothermal energy for space heating/cooling, domestic water heating, the swimming pool and sidewalk snow melt. The hydronic system was designed to use the geothermal fluids directly in heating units. In the 1970s, problems were experienced with the design and operation of the well pumps, buried piping and heating equipment. Beginning in the early 1980`s, many improvements were made to the system due to equipment performance problems and resource management requirements. This paper discusses those improvements that included the distribution system, cooling, well pumps, cascading of geothermal fluids, installation of isolation plate heat exchangers in each building and drilling of two injection wells. Plans for future improvements include better controls to manage energy use and data monitoring systems for individual buildings, and instrumentation to monitor well pump performance.

Lienau, P.J.

1996-12-31T23:59:59.000Z

472

Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement  

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6 Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 6 Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process 11_0304 Page 1 of 6 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process Document Number: P-006 Rev 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): P-008 Corrective-Preventive Action Process, P-004 Business System Management Review and REG-003 Records Register P-006 Measurement, Analysis, and Improvement Process 11_0304 Page 2 of 6 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0416 Changed verbiage in Step 6 to, "CAR/PAR/IO using P-008, Corrective-Preventive Action & Improvement Opportunity"

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Precise Gravimetry and Geothermal Reservoir Management | Open Energy  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

Precise Gravimetry and Geothermal Reservoir Management Precise Gravimetry and Geothermal Reservoir Management Jump to: navigation, search OpenEI Reference LibraryAdd to library Conference Paper: Precise Gravimetry and Geothermal Reservoir Management Abstract Modern portable gravimeters can routinely achieve a5 ugal uncertainty with careful measurementprocedures involving multiple station occupations inthe same day, and stacking of readings over at least15 minutes during each occupation. Although furtherimprovements in gravimeter accuracy are feasible,other practical factors relating to repeat surveys ofgeothermal fields make such improvements oflimited value. The two most important factors arebenchmark elevation variations (3 ugal/cm) andgroundwater level fluctuations (5-10 ugal/m). Dualfrequency GPS receivers can give elevations

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Demonstration of a Novel, Integrated, Multi-Scale Procedure for High-Resolution 3D Reservoir Characterization and Improved CO2-EOR/Sequestration Management, SACROC Unit  

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The primary goal of this project was to demonstrate a new and novel approach for high resolution, 3D reservoir characterization that can enable better management of CO{sub 2} enhanced oil recovery (EOR) projects and, looking to the future, carbon sequestration projects. The approach adopted has been the subject of previous research by the DOE and others, and relies primarily upon data-mining and advanced pattern recognition approaches. This approach honors all reservoir characterization data collected, but accepts that our understanding of how these measurements relate to the information of most interest, such as how porosity and permeability vary over a reservoir volume, is imperfect. Ideally the data needed for such an approach includes surface seismic to provide the greatest amount of data over the entire reservoir volume of interest, crosswell seismic to fill the resolution gap between surface seismic and wellbore-scale measurements, geophysical well logs to provide the vertical resolution sought, and core data to provide the tie to the information of most interest. These data are combined via a series of one or more relational models to enable, in its most successful application, the prediction of porosity and permeability on a vertical resolution similar to logs at each surface seismic trace location. In this project, the procedure was applied to the giant (and highly complex) SACROC unit of the Permian basin in West Texas, one of the world's largest CO{sub 2}-EOR projects and a potentially world-class geologic sequestration site. Due to operational scheduling considerations on the part of the operator of the field, the crosswell data was not obtained during the period of project performance (it is currently being collected however as part of another DOE project). This compromised the utility of the surface seismic data for the project due to the resolution gap between it and the geophysical well logs. An alternative approach was adopted that utilized a relational model to predict porosity and permeability profiles from well logs at each well location, and a 3D geostatistical variogram to generate the reservoir characterization over the reservoir volume of interest. A reservoir simulation model was built based upon this characterization and history-matched without making significant changes to it, thus validating the procedure. While not the same procedure as originally planned, the procedure ultimately employed proved successful and demonstrated that the general concepts proposed (i.e., data mining and advanced pattern recognition methods) have the flexibility to achieve the reservoir characterization objectives sought even with imperfect or incomplete data.

Scott R. Reeves

2007-09-30T23:59:59.000Z

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Order Module--DOE-HDBK-1203-97, GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES FOR TRAINING...  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

STAFF AND MANAGERS, DOE-HDBK-1204-97, GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF TEST ITEMS,DOE-HDBK-1205-97, GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES FOR THE DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT Order...

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Operations & Maintenance Best Practices Guide: Release 3.0  

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ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ENERGY MANAGEMENT PROGRAM Release 3.0 Operations & Maintenance Best Practices A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency August 2010 Release 3.0 Operations & Maintenance Best Practices A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency G. P. Sullivan (a) R. Pugh A. P. Melendez W. D. Hunt August 2010 Prepared by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory for the Federal Energy Management Program U.S. Department of Energy (a) Efficiency Solutions, LLC Disclaimer This report was sponsored by the United States Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Federal Energy Management Program. Neither the United States Government nor any

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Bringing back the common sense? : integrated approaches in water management : lessons learnt from the Mekong.  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

??Water management is changing: the narrowly defined management practices that have for long been dominating are being replaced by more comprehensive approaches. Integrated approaches -including (more)

Keskinen, Marko

2010-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

478

Increasing Federal Office Building Water Efficiency, Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP) (Fact Sheet)  

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Quick guide to increasing Federal office building water efficiency, water management planning, performing a water audit, calculating a water balance, and best management practices.

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2010-04-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy management  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

In January 1990 GAO began implementing a special audit effort to help ensure that areas vulnerable to fraud, waste, abuse, and mismanagement are identified and that appropriate corrective actions are taken. This effort focuses on 16 areas, one of which is the Department of Energy's (DOE) contracting practices. As part of this effort, the authors determined if contract audits for monitoring and overseeing DOE's contracting process were being performed and that we identify the impact or potential impact to the government when contract audits were not performed. Specifically, this paper discusses audit coverage of DOE's management and operating (M and O) contractors and DOE contracts, the problems that may occur when contract audit activity is not performed, and factors that have impeded contract audit coverage.

Dingell, J.D.

1991-10-01T23:59:59.000Z

480

Radioactive Waste Management Manual  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

This Manual further describes the requirements and establishes specific responsibilities for implementing DOE O 435.1, Radioactive Waste Management, for the management of DOE high-level waste, transuranic waste, low-level waste, and the radioactive component of mixed waste. The purpose of the Manual is to catalog those procedural requirements and existing practices that ensure that all DOE elements and contractors continue to manage DOE's radioactive waste in a manner that is protective of worker and public health and safety, and the environment. Does not cancel other directives.

1999-07-09T23:59:59.000Z

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Replicate Best Practices  

Broader source: Energy.gov [DOE]

First in a series, this presentation addresses best practice replication using real-world examples from Alcoa.

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Strategic Plan Recreation Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Strategic Plan Recreation Management Department Brigham Young University 2013 #12;Vision We strive in meaningful recreational experiences. Core Values We value the role wholesome recreation plays in the well strive to make meaningful contributions to both recreation related research and practice. Department

Olsen Jr., Dan R.

483

Substation asset management study  

SciTech Connect (OSTI)

This paper will present an overview of our recent findings in the area of substation asset management and will describe how several utilities, in response to the issues listed above, are re-examining their present maintenance practices in search of more cost-effective programs.

Conroy, M.W.; Conidi, J. [Sargent & Lundy, Chicago, IL (United States)

1996-03-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Watershed Management & Science Conference  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

organic compounds, trace metals, and nutrients as indicators of wastewater treatment plant discharge Name Affiliation e-mail Aingworth, Catherine Binghamton wastewater treatment caingworth the Binghamton--to--Catskill urban-rural gradient. Homyak, P.M., Wood Chips: A potential best management practice

Suzuki, Masatsugu

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Integrated Safety Management  

Broader source: Directives, Delegations, and Requirements [Office of Management (MA)]

The order ensures that DOE/NNSA, systematically integrates safety into management and work practices at all levels, so that missions are accomplished efficiently while protecting the workers, the public, and the environment. Cancels DOE M 450.4-1 and DOE M 411.1-1C

2011-04-25T23:59:59.000Z

486

Doctoral Defense "Sustainable Wastewater Management  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

Doctoral Defense "Sustainable Wastewater Management: Modeling and Decision Strategies for Unused Medications and Wastewater Solids" Sherri Cook Date: May 22, 2014 Time: 11:00 AM Location: 2355 GGB Chair to help decision-makers evaluate new practices for sustainable wastewater management. To this end

Kamat, Vineet R.

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HASKELL & WHITE CORPORATE REPORTING & GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE SERIES Blending Theory with Practice  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

HASKELL & WHITE CORPORATE REPORTING & GOVERNANCE CONFERENCE SERIES Blending Theory with Practice Pinnell, Managing Partner of Haskell & White. GUIDELINES FOR PAPER SUBMISSION Papers are invited from

de Lijser, Peter

488

Project Management Procedures Needed to Design the Newest Four Phosphoric Acid Evaporators in North America  

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Abstract This paper presents the project management techniques needed to design the newest four evaporators installed in North America, and any similar project. The four evaporators included integral fluosilicic acid recovery systems, and were successfully designed, fabricated, erected and operational by mid 2009. Topics discussed in the paper include: Project Objectives, Project Stages, Scope Definition, Design Basis, Codes and Standards, Technology Selection, Capital Cost Estimation, Schedule Development and Control, Operating Cost Estimation, Value Improvement Practices, Equipment Specification, Contractor Bid Specification, Constructability Review, Construction Management, and Commissioning.

Richard Harrison

2014-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Operations & Maintenance Best Practices Guide: Release 3.0  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

� � FEMP Staff Contact List � O&M Best Practices Guide, Release 3.0 B.1 The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Federal Energy Management Program facilitates the Federal Government's implementation of sound, cost-effective energy management and investment practices to enhance the nation's energy security and environmental stewardship. General Contact Information EE-2L 1000 Independence Avenue, SW

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AIG Global Alternative Energy Practice | Open Energy Information  

Open Energy Info (EERE)

AIG Global Alternative Energy Practice AIG Global Alternative Energy Practice Jump to: navigation, search Name AIG Global Alternative Energy Practice Place New York, New York Zip 10038 Sector Renewable Energy Product Practice to service the insurance, risk management and loss control needs of US-based renewable energy clients. References AIG Global Alternative Energy Practice[1] LinkedIn Connections CrunchBase Profile No CrunchBase profile. Create one now! This article is a stub. You can help OpenEI by expanding it. AIG Global Alternative Energy Practice is a company located in New York, New York . References ↑ "AIG Global Alternative Energy Practice" Retrieved from "http://en.openei.org/w/index.php?title=AIG_Global_Alternative_Energy_Practice&oldid=341930" Categories:

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Development Practice in HVAC Controls  

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Development Practice in HVAC Controls Development Practice in HVAC Controls Speaker(s): John Zhou Date: April 11, 2011 - 12:00pm Location: 90-3122 Seminar Host/Point of Contact: Philip Haves The presentation will introduce development tools and design considerations used in HVAC controls development. Controls development use simulation, lab testing and field trial at different phases of the project cycle to improve control performance and to achieve rapid development. Development starts with simulation to originate and define algorithm concept. The concept is then implemented in a prototype controller, and tested in lab environment. The concept is refined and verified by analyzing lab results. In the final phase of development, controllers with refined and verified algorithms are installed in field trial sites to ensure system integration and to confirm

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U.S. Department of Energy ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ADVISORY BOARD  

Office of Environmental Management (EM)

in improving overall project management performance results Lessons learned - NASA James Webb Space Telescope (NASA) Project Management Institute view on the pulse of...

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Energy Management Strategies for Fast Battery Temperature Rise...  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Energy Management Strategies for Fast Battery Temperature Rise and Engine Efficiency Improvement at Very Cold Conditions Energy Management Strategies for Fast Battery Temperature...

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EXECUTtVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

EXECUTtVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT EXECUTtVE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET WASHINGTON. D.C. 20503 DEPUTY DIRECTOR FORMANAGEMENT July I 1,2008 MEMORANDUM FOR THE P F S S I D W S MANAGEMENT COUNCIL FROM: Clay Johnson Ill Deputy Director for plans for comma cia^ ~ M n c a s ~ m g e m e n t This spring, w e renamed the Competitive Sourcing initiative "Commercial Services Management" (CSPVZ) t o recognize that agencies improve the operation of their commercial functions using a variety of techniques. This memorandum provides guidance to help agencies as they prepare plans under this initiative. I n addition to competitive sourcing, the CSM initiative will track agencies' business process reengineering (BPR) efforts that rely on disciplined management practices - such as the

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Managing IT investment for aircraft sustainment  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

for managing investment in aircraft spares. Case study 1: the process reference model, referredManaging IT investment for aircraft sustainment Michael MacDonnell, Department of Management in terms of both annual revenue and the scale and complexity of its value chain. Operations practices (and

de Weck, Olivier L.

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The Second US-China Energy Efficiency Forum: Energy Management Standards and Implementation  

Broader source: Energy.gov (indexed) [DOE]

Standards Standards and Implementation James Quinn U.S. Department of Energy 1 DOE's Industrial Technologies Programivers Solutions Help plants save energy today by assessing opportunities and facilitating adoption of best energy management practices Develop advanced technologies addressing the top energy savings opportunities across industry Research & Development Technical Assistance Improve national energy security, climate, environment, and economic competitiveness by transforming the way U.S. industry uses energy. 2 * Time and again, industrial energy efficiency has been demonstrated to be cost effective while having a positive effect on productivity * Despite this, energy efficiency improvements with very favorable payback periods often do not get implemented

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Business System Management Review  

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P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 1 of 7 EOTA - Business Process Document Title: Business System Management Review Process Document Number: P-004 Rev 11_0304 Document Owner: Elizabeth Sousa Backup Owner: Melissa Otero Approver(s): Melissa Otero Parent Document: Q-001, Quality Manual Notify of Changes: EOTA Employees Referenced Document(s): F-009, Business System Management Review Template P-004 Business System Management Review Process 11_0304Page 2 of 7 Revision History: Rev. Description of Change A Initial Release 08_0414 Corrective Actions, Preventive Actions, and Improvement Opportunity 09_1124 Edited document for clarity and to better fit the process in use. Added requirement to provide management with

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Driving Demand for Home Energy Improvements: Motivating residential customers to invest in comprehensive upgrades that eliminate energy waste, avoid high utility bills, and spur the economy  

E-Print Network [OSTI]

best practices for encouraging comprehensive home energy improvements. Looking across 30 years of energy efficiency

Fuller, Merrian C.

2011-01-01T23:59:59.000Z

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Energy Management and Sustainability Policy  

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Management and Sustainability Policy Management and Sustainability Policy USAA Real Estate Company has a reputation for excellence in customer service and taking a leadership role in the real estate industry. As part of our commitment to excellence, we will identify and implement improved financial and operation efficiencies, particularly in how we purchase and use energy, striving toward world-class status in energy management and sustainability. Commitment to Energy & Sustainability Management Energy Management and Sustainability will continually play a role in achieving our strategic objectives. Specifically, the USAA Real Estate Company Energy Management and Sustainability Strategy is to: Support the organization's strategic plan to maximize ownership value and provide customers and

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Managing Warm-season Improved Pastures (Spanish)  

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repetidamente empezar? a robarle al sistema de ra?ces su energ?a para poder reto?ar las hojas que capturen la luz del sol. Al perder energ?a, el sistema de ra?ces comienza a reducirse en tama?o. Un peque?o sistema de ra?ces no puede suplir la cantidad de agua y... f?cilmente digeribles. Hojas y tallos maduros contienen nutrientes complejos y fibra no digerible. Al crecer la planta, las c?lulas maduran y una segunda capa exterior compuesta de celulosa y lignina comienza a desarrollarse y a agregar rigid?z a...

Stichler, Charles; Prostko, Eric P.; Livingston, Stephen

1999-02-17T23:59:59.000Z