About the book:
It is mandatory for all Energy-intensive industries to do energy audits for reduction of energy consumption. There is also a compulsion to get certification from an Energy Manager and Auditor those who carry out energy audits in all the energy sectors. This is a reference book prescribed for undergraduate and postgraduate (energy, chemical, electrical and mechanical engineering) students in energy conservation & its management, thermal engineering courses and also other professionals who wish to become an Energy Manager & auditor. This book covers the BEE syllabus via exam details, each chapter is explained with a block diagram, process chart, instruments details, identification of EnCON opportunities, preparation of detailed project report, performance curve with sample problems. It also includes all the four Bureau of Energy Efficiency’s book back exercises’ solutions for short/long type numerical problems. It also helps the reader in understanding the practical approach to give the right solution for the industrial needs.
S Babu is working as an Associate Professor in the School of Energy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. After completing his masters’ degree, he joined as an SRF in a BRNS-funded project at IGCAR, Kalpakkam. He has two patents on solar hot water system design and has published more than 34 papers in international/national journals and conferences. He has received more than 9 awards from state/central government organisations for his contribution to R&D. His total research fund is worth Rs.2.27 crores.
M Karthikkaruppu BEE Certified Energy Auditor, CII IGBC AP, SCGJ Solar Assessor, MSME EV Charging Infrastructure and Technology, and NSC Electrical Safety. He is involved in BEE/EESL projects like AgDSM, MuDSM, and PAT Scheme.He has immense knowledge and experience in the commercial, industrial, and residential sectors.