Energy Management and Savings
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Energy Management and Savings

Test your knowledge of energy management contracts, including baseline energy consumption, savings guarantees, and contract terms. Learn about energy saving payments and performance contracts.

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What is a key aspect of performance evaluation in an evaporator?

Measuring refrigeration effect

What is the recommended least count for temperature indicating instruments?

0.1 °C

How can steam mass flow rate be measured in a steam heated vapour absorption chilling package?

Using a calibrated in-line steam flow meter

What is an alternative method for measuring water flow rate?

<p>The method mentioned in VCR system</p> Signup and view all the answers

How can fuel flow rate be measured in a fuel fired vapour absorption system?

<p>Using a calibrated in-line fuel flow meter</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of cooling the condensate in steam heated vapour absorption chilling package?

<p>To reduce flash steam losses</p> Signup and view all the answers

What type of building systems are exempt from the ECBC code?

<p>Equipment and portions of building systems that use energy primarily for manufacturing processes</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary purpose of passive solar design?

<p>To use the sun’s energy for heating and cooling of living spaces</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a characteristic of passive systems?

<p>They are simple and have few moving parts</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a benefit of passive solar design?

<p>Decreased or eliminated heating and cooling costs</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a major component of solar buildings?

<p>Orientation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the estimated savings in electricity expenditure with the incorporation of passive features in a solar building?

<p>30 to 40%</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the guaranteed minimum energy savings in kWh per year according to the contractor?

<p>7,93,250 kWh</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the ratio of energy savings shared between the contractor and the facility owner in the first three years?

<p>95% for contractor and 5% for owner</p> Signup and view all the answers

What happens to the asset at the end of the 5-year contract period?

<p>The asset is transferred to the owner at a nominal cost</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary function of the HVAC system?

<p>To transfer heat energy from a colder to a warmer level</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of the maintenance expenses payment?

<p>To pay for maintaining the Energy Efficiency Measures</p> Signup and view all the answers

How long is the term of the Performance Contract and Maintenance services?

<p>5 years</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the primary objective of ECBC in terms of construction and energy cost?

<p>Minimize construction and energy cost</p> Signup and view all the answers

Who can prescribe energy conservation building codes and direct owners/occupiers to comply with them?

<p>Central Government</p> Signup and view all the answers

How many climatic zones has India been divided into for the implementation of ECBC?

<p>5</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is NOT considered in the ECBC Building Code?

<p>Unconditioned storage spaces or warehouses</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of dividing India into climatic zones?

<p>To suit regional and local climatic conditions</p> Signup and view all the answers

What aspect of buildings is NOT considered in the ECBC Building Code?

<p>Building orientation</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is a fundamental principle of green building?

<p>Minimize adverse impacts on the environment</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the goal of optimizing building orientation and design?

<p>To reduce artificial lighting energy use</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the recommended increase in building performance above minimum IEC compliance level?

<p>30 to 40% or more</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the purpose of using high-performance low-glazing?

<p>To result in significant year-round energy savings</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the benefit of maximizing controlled natural daylighting?

<p>Reduced cooling load and energy use</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the aim of optimizing passive solar orientation?

<p>To minimize undesirable solar gains during summer and maximize during winter</p> Signup and view all the answers

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