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Building Energy Management

AIMS

The aim of this module is to give the student an understanding of the implications of energy use for the design & operation of building services

OBJECTIVES

The objective is for the student to acquire sufficient understanding of the subject to be able to carry out an energy audit of a building, to advise on the measures necessary to reduce the energy use and to assess their cost-effectiveness.

CONTENTS

1: Background
2: Aspects of building energy use (International, European, Hellenic)
3: Energy audits
4: Estimation of energy use
5: Techniques for reducing energy use (Energy conservation & efficiency measures)
6: Instrumentation & Measurements
7: Organization & implementation

LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • General objectives & methods of energy management
  • Where & How energy is used in buildings
  • Purpose & content of energy audits
  • Estimating energy use
  • Measuring & monitoring energy use
  • Techniques for reducing energy use & appraising energy savings
  • Legislative issues
  • Available resources and where to find more information …

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