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Courses - Fall 2024
Engineering, Professional Masters Department Site
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06/15/2024 at 10:30 AM
Advanced Energy Audit, Modeling, and Management of Building Systems
Credits: 3
Grad Meth: Reg, Aud
Prerequisite: Prior knowledge of undergraduate basic thermodynamics and heat transfer.
Recommended: Knowledge of electrical systems and controls is desirable.
Provides students with fundamentals and applications of energy audit, modeling, and management in building energy systems. Energy audit procedures for electrical, lighting, mechanical and HVAC systems will be covered, and will include the economics/life-cycle costing analysis. Students will gain experience on conducting energy audit through real-world project(s). Building energy modeling tools, such as EnergyPlus and eQuest, will be introduced and implemented through assigned projects. The course coverage will also include contemporary topics such as energy management of mission critical facilities such as data centers, integrated building automation and control systems for energy efficiency, and real-time energy management for individual and network of buildings.