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Energy Conservation in Wastewater Treatment Through Competitive Bidding
Author: Gregory L. Garber
Date: 5/181
Presented at the 53rd Annual Conference, California Water Pollution Control Association, Long Beach, May 1981

The process described here selects energy-efficient equipment by using traditional bidding practices. Bidding documents can include energy efficiency as a major criterion for selecting equipment. The documents should incorporate life-cycle costing as the central feature of evaluating competitive bids. Life-cycle costing estimates the cost of equipment over its useful life. Components of the cost are the purchase, installation, operation, and maintenance of the equipment.