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ESCI 461 - Mechanical and Environmental Systems in Buildings


Introduction to energy systems in large buildings and concepts of energy efficient design in the built environment.  Provides a quantitative but accessible approach to the analysis, design and evaluation of measures to improve energy efficiency, occupant comfort and environmental quality in commercial and institutional buildings. Topics covered include indoor lighting systems and daylighting, building heating and cooling loads, indoor air quality and ventilation, humidity and thermal comfort, HVAC system configurations and efficiency, economic analysis and metrics. Also offered as ENRG 461.

Prerequisites & Notes: ENRG 360 or ESCI 360; MATH 124 or MATH 157; or instructor permission.
Credits: 5
Grade Mode: Letter



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