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4 Energy efficiency in airport operations and capital Emerging project delivery methods for high- improvement planning, especially performance buildings, and Methods of identifying and categorizing energy effi- Federal policy concerning energy efficiency. ciency projects and Resources available to airports for planning and exe- cution of energy efficiency projects. REPORT CONTENT Energy efficiency practices that can be implemented at low cost, specifically The report is structured in a manner that will aid in the deter- Practices related to energy management through mination of energy efficiency projects and resources. After improved O&M, discussion of planning processes, practices are divided into Improvements targeting energy use by building sys- chapters concerning operations, systems, and conservation. tems and sub-systems, and At the end of each practice chapter, practices are summarized Methods of energy conservation related to building in a chart. Next, implementation factors and a brief discus- enclosures. sion of emerging technologies are followed by conclusions Strategies concerning implementation of energy effi- and appendices including the report methodology and survey ciency projects including questionnaire. A comprehensive chart outlining systems and Factors that aid in implementation and operational strategies for increasing energy efficiency and Challenges to implementation. reducing energy costs concludes the appendix. Emerging technologies, long-term payback improve- ments, and policy direction of note, specifically For more information on the report, survey, and interview Mechanical and renewable technologies, methodology see Appendix A.