Energy Audit of Sardar Patel College, Chandrapur, Central India

Authors

  • Prashik P Kamble Centre for Higher Learning and Research in Environmental Science, Sardar Patel College, Chandrapur
  • Rahul K Kamble Centre for Higher Learning and Research in Environmental Science, Sardar Patel College, Chandrapur

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3126/ije.v3i3.11062

Keywords:

Energy audit, Institutional energy audit, Energy conservation, Energy management, Audit

Abstract

Energy audit of Sardar Patel College was carried out in 2012-2013. Energy audit of the college revealed that annual electricity consumption was 93,984 units at a total cost of Rs 8,28,248/- (US$ 15059) with an average of Rs 8.66 (US$ 0.15) per unit. The per capita energy expenditure on a student comes out to be Rs 127.42/- (US$ 2.31) per annum, while including teaching and non-teaching faculty members it was Rs 121.80/- (US$ 2.21) per annum. To reduce the electricity consumption in the college various measures were suggested such as use of energy efficient appliances, task lighting, peak shaving and good housekeeping measures.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3126/ije.v3i3.11062

International Journal of Environment Vol.3(3) 2014: 36-49

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Published

2014-09-12

How to Cite

Kamble, P. P., & Kamble, R. K. (2014). Energy Audit of Sardar Patel College, Chandrapur, Central India. International Journal of Environment, 3(3), 36–49. https://doi.org/10.3126/ije.v3i3.11062

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Research Papers