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Title: FEMP's O & M Best Practices Guide: A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency

Abstract

FEMP's O & M Best Practices Guide (O & M BPG) highlights O & M programs targeting energy efficiency that are estimated to save between 5% and 20% on energy bills without a significant capital investment. Depending on the Federal site, these savings can represent thousands to hundreds-of-thousands of dollars each year, and many can be achieved with minimal cash outlays. In addition to energy/resource savings, a well-run O & M program will (1)increase the safety of all staff because properly maintained equipment is safer equipment; (2)ensure the comfort, health and safety of building occupants through properly functioning equipment providing a healthy indoor environment; (3)confirm the design life expectancy of equipment is achieved; and (4)facilitate the compliance with Federal legislation such as the Clean Air Act and the Clean Water Act. The focus of this guide is to provide the Federal O & M/Energy manager and practitioner with information and actions aimed at achieving these savings and benefits. The O & M BPG was developed under the direction of the Department of Energy's Federal Energy Management Program (FEMP).

Authors:
 [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. (BATTELLE (PACIFIC NW LAB))
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Pacific Northwest National Lab., Richland, WA (US)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Department of Energy (US)
OSTI Identifier:
15002942
Report Number(s):
PNNL-SA-36838
EL1702000; TRN: US200420%%183
DOE Contract Number:
AC06-76RL01830
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Solutions for Energy Security & Facility Management Challenges: Proceedings of the 25th World Energy Engineering Congress, Conference location not supplied, 10/09/2002--10/11/2002; Other Information: PBD: 1 Oct 2002
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
29 ENERGY PLANNING, POLICY AND ECONOMY; CAPITAL; CLEAN AIR ACTS; CLEAN WATER ACTS; COMPLIANCE; DESIGN; DOLLARS; EFFICIENCY; ENERGY EFFICIENCY; ENERGY MANAGEMENT; LEGISLATION; MANAGEMENT; OCCUPANTS; SAFETY; SECURITY; UPDATED CONF TITLE AND PAGE NUMBERS 1-29-03 CN

Citation Formats

Sullivan, Gregory P., Melendez, Aldo P., and Pugh, Ray. FEMP's O & M Best Practices Guide: A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency. United States: N. p., 2002. Web.
Sullivan, Gregory P., Melendez, Aldo P., & Pugh, Ray. FEMP's O & M Best Practices Guide: A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency. United States.
Sullivan, Gregory P., Melendez, Aldo P., and Pugh, Ray. Tue . "FEMP's O & M Best Practices Guide: A Guide to Achieving Operational Efficiency". United States. doi:.
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