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ESCI 360 - Energy Efficient and Carbon Neutral Design


Introduction to energy use in buildings and the concept of energy efficiency as a resource. Provides a quantitative but accessible approach to the analysis, design and evaluation of measures to improve energy efficiency and pursue net-zero and/or carbon neutral design. Topics covered include building heating and cooling loads, HVAC system efficiency, solar energy resources and sun angles, passive solar design and rooftop photovoltaic sizing, energy efficient and zero-carbon design for buildings, vehicles, appliances, hot water and HVAC. Also offered as ENRG 360.

Prerequisites & Notes: ENRG 101 or ENRG 380 or ESCI 380 or instructor permission; MATH 115 or suitable math assessment score.
Credits: 4
Grade Mode: Letter



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