Energy Management for the Metals Industry

Cynthia K. Belt

January 9, 2017 by CRC Press
Reference - 206 Pages - 62 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781498799256 - CAT# K30575

USD$89.95

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Features

  • Emphasizes information crucial to the metals industry.
  • Describes the benefits and reasons for starting an energy management program and what you need to start one.
  • Covers defining and measuring performance, setting baselines, and benchmarking a plant and its processes.
  • Discusses analyzing data, identifying projects, improving processes, setting goals, and creating an action plan.
  • Covers controlling and evaluating progress.
  • Helps the reader understand energy measurements including electricity, natural gas, and critical KPIs.
  • Includes real-world examples and warns of potential pitfalls.

 

Summary

Energy management training and solutions are not one size fits all. While some general methods apply, the metals industry has its own unique processes and environments for which a more tailored approach is necessary. Aimed at managers, engineers, and supervisors working in the metals industry, Energy Management for the Metals Industry offers specifics that can help readers in the metals field achieve energy savings for their companies. The book explains general energy management methods and offers approaches germane to the metals industry. It discusses the benefits and reasons for implementing an energy management program and the requirements necessary to begin one. The book covers defining and measuring performance, setting baselines, and benchmarking a plant and its processes. It also discusses analyzing data, identifying projects, improving processes, setting goals, and creating an action plan, while controlling and evaluating progress. Real-world examples highlight concepts and illustrate potential pitfalls.