Credits: 3


Prerequisite: ENES232 .
Corequisite: ENME332.
Restriction: Permission of the department.
Credit only granted for: ENME420 or ENME489I.
Formerly: ENME489I.
Provides students with fundamentals and applications of de-carbonization of building systems for energy sustainability through energy audit and efficiency measures, renewable energy, and electrification. Topics covered include societal and economic motivations for de-carbonization of buildings; building energy auditing and energy consumption analysis; lighting systems and controls; heating/cooling and ventilation systems; integrated building automation systems; fundamentals of renewable energy for building applications; fundamentals of building electrification and energy storage devices; emerging technologies for building energy sustainability.

Semesters Offered

Spring 2023, Spring 2024