Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/28094
Title: A discussion on potentials of saving energy use for commercial buildings in Hong Kong
Authors: Yu, PCH
Chow, WK 
Keywords: Air-conditioning system
Commercial building
Energy audit
Issue Date: 2007
Publisher: Pergamon Press
Source: Energy, 2007, v. 32, no. 2, p. 83-94 How to cite?
Journal: Energy 
Abstract: A typical commercial building was selected for a detailed study of energy use by mechanical ventilation and air-conditioning (MVAC) systems. Data from preliminary building energy auditing were analyzed and compared with the energy use of other similar buildings. Correlation relationships between the building envelope heat gain and the electrical energy use for MVAC system with key parameters were derived with approaches similar to the Princeton Scorekeeping Method (PRISM). Further, the energy simulation program TRACE 600 was used to justify the results. A total of 20 energy-saving measures were investigated for possible use in local commercial buildings. The results provided are useful for engineers in designing energy-efficient commercial buildings or generating new design concepts for better MVAC systems.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10397/28094
ISSN: 0360-5442
EISSN: 1873-6785
DOI: 10.1016/j.energy.2006.03.019
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