Tag Archives: John Herbert

Building Approval Process CoCR

by John A. Herbert How to comply with BEEO ordinance for new construction? To build in Hong Kong you will need to follow the traditional BD submission format, and also fulfil the mandatory requirements detail in the Building Energy Code.  How … Continue reading

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energy audit: inefficiency

by John Herbert Part of the energy audit process should be to review the condition of the plant, and equipment, generally if problems are discovered these can be categorized as deferred maintenance. Here an example, an 800 mm axial fan, and … Continue reading

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Capturing lost electricity capacity in your factory or manufacturing facility

Successful manufacturing business’s often outgrow the installed electrical power capacity in large facilities, those transformers that seemed ‘plenty big’ at the design stage are now fully loaded, and you face extra costs, production disruption to expand your operations. Help is … Continue reading

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Lighting conservation

I stumbled upon a useful resource for all facility operators about lighting (http://www.vesma.com) and sent the author a note with a few suggestions who graciously add my suggestions  ideas, here is the link: http://www.vesma.com/enmanreg/lighting/john_herbert_note.htm

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designed for full speed

Vary Your speed HVAC equipment and industrial machinery are designed to operate at the peak capacity, to handle the worst case scenario.  However, during normal operation periods of partial load occur when the load is less than the design load. … Continue reading

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