Singapore University of Social Sciences

Energy Efficiency in Buildings (FMT405)

Synopsis

FMT405 Energy Efficiency in Buildings emphasizes on the operational aspects of major building energy systems and it enables the student to recommend innovative energy optimization strategies for optimal operating performance and cost.

Level: 4
Credit Units: 5
Presentation Pattern: Every January

Topics

  • Energy Consumption in Buildings
  • Active Mechanical Systems - Chillers, Pumps, Fans, Cooling Towers, Heat Recovery Systems
  • Motors(e.g. Efficiency versus Loading, Effect of Power Factor, VSD, Economics of Efficient Motor)
  • Lift and Escalator
  • Day-lighting
  • Solar Powered Applications
  • Passive Design Strategy
  • Site Orientation
  • Building Envelope
  • Building Energy Modeling
  • Thermal Simulation
  • Building Management Systems

Learning Outcome

  • Examine the operational aspects of major building energy systems
  • Recommend energy optimization strategies for optimal operating performance and cost
  • Appraise major building energy systems in buildings
  • Analyze energy efficiency in buildings
  • Propose building energy systems in buildings
  • Support innovative energy efficient building systems for buildings
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