Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) (Hardcover)

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Energy-Efficient Electrical Systems for Buildings offers a systematic and practical analysis and design approaches for electrical distribution and utilization systems in buildings. In addition to meeting the minimal safety requirements set by the National Electrical Code (NEC), the design approach consider the life-cycle cost analysis of designing energy efficient electrical distribution systems as well as integrating renewable energy technologies into both residential and commercial buildings.

The book first provides a general overview of basic power systems commonly available in buildings. Then, detailed discussions of various components of typical building electrical distribution system are outlined through several chapters including transformers, protection devices, conductors and conduits, power and lighting panels, and motor control centers. The book includes several illustrations and numerous examples and analysis exercises are included, along with detailed design examples.

About the Author


Moncef Krarti, PhD, is a professor in the Building Systems Program at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781482258332
ISBN-10: 1482258331
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: March 7th, 2017
Pages: 494
Language: English
Series: Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering