Chapter 1. Facing the Energy Dilemma: One Company's Approach

  1. William J. Smothers
  1. Thomas F. Marson

Published Online: 28 MAR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470291054.ch1

Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society Conference on Energy Management: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 11/12

Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society Conference on Energy Management: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 11/12

How to Cite

Marson, T. F. (1980) Facing the Energy Dilemma: One Company's Approach, in Proceedings of the American Ceramic Society Conference on Energy Management: Ceramic Engineering and Science Proceedings, Volume 1, Issue 11/12 (ed W. J. Smothers), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470291054.ch1

Author Information

  1. 3M Center St. Paul, Minn. 55101

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 MAR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1980

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470373866

Online ISBN: 9780470291054

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Keywords:

  • energy;
  • temperature;
  • arithmetic;
  • microprocessor;
  • consumption

Summary

Many plant engineers profess to need help organizing and establishing a comprehensive, continuing energy management program. This paper describes the methods used to establish state and national award-winning programs at 3M. Also described is a systems monitoring concept designed to predict, monitor, and control energy use in major buildings. The BSES (building specific energy system) measures building cooling-heat demand, compares with specific building standards, and reports on a continuous basis.