Coursebooks

Building energetics

ENG-445

Lecturer(s) :

Khovalyg Dolaana
Licina Dusan

Language:

English

Summary

The course presents the fundamentals of energy management in buildings while emphasizing the need for human comfort. The learning is supported by building energy modeling of a case study building which offers an opportunity to understand trade-offs between energy and comfort.

Content

' Energy concepts in buildings
' Fundamentals of heat balance at a building level, Building envelope
' Thermal comfort in buildings
' Indoor air quality
' Building ventilation
' Occupant behavior in buildings
' Heating and cooling demand in buildings
' Heating and cooling generation systems

Keywords

Energy demand; human comfort; indoor environmental quality; building energy modeling, HVAC and building envelope

Learning Prerequisites

Recommended courses

Elementary building physics

Important concepts to start the course

' Heat transfer
' Comfort and indoor climate
' Energy demand in buildings

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course, the student must be able to:

Transversal skills

Teaching methods

Lecture presentations, group discussions, project work and exercises

Assessment methods

Group work on the case study: 40%
Two written tests on the theoretical bases: 60% (35+25)

Resources

Bibliography

' Lecture notes (primary source)
' Y. A. Çengel; A. J. Ghajar, Heat and Mass Transfer: Fundamentals and
Applications. McGraw Hill Education, 5th edition
' Edward Allen. How Buildings Work: The natural Order of Architecture, 3rd ed.
' ASHRAE Handbook of Fundamentals, 2018
' Claude-Alain Roulet. Energétique du bâtiment - Tome 1 and 2. PPUR.
' Different building standards such as ISO 17772, ISO 6946, ASHRAE 55,
ASHRAE 62.1, SIA 380/1, SIA 2024.
' Peer-reviewed papers and websites ' it will be provided throughout the
semester.

Ressources en bibliothèque
Notes/Handbook

Ressources en bibliothèque : Energétique du bâtiment / Roulet

Polycopiés : Energétique du bâtiment

Prerequisite for

"Le contenu de cette fiche de cours est susceptible d'être modifié en raison du covid-19"

In the programs

    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2020-2021, Master semester 1
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
  • Energy Management and Sustainability, 2020-2021, Master semester 3
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Semester
       Fall
    • Exam form
       During the semester
    • Credits
      3
    • Subject examined
      Building energetics
    • Lecture
      2 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks
    • Exercises
      1 Hour(s) per week x 14 weeks

Reference week

 MoTuWeThFr
8-9     
9-10     
10-11     
11-12     
12-13   CM4 
13-14    
14-15   CM4 
15-16     
16-17     
17-18     
18-19     
19-20     
20-21     
21-22     
 
      Lecture
      Exercise, TP
      Project, other

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  • Lecture in French
  • Lecture in English
  • Lecture in German