Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103045742007Energy Efficient DesignElective128
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
The aim of this course is to give information towards decreasing the Energy consumption in buildings because of environmental problems and limited energy resources. Other aim is giving information about energy efficent design criterias and consolidate the subject with low and plus energy efficent buildings examples.
Name of Lecturer(s)
Prof.Dr. Türkan GÖKSAL ÖZBALTA
Learning Outcomes
1have information about energy resources and environmental considerations
2become self aware about energy consumption and environment friendly buildings
3Learning the energy consumption calculation methods in buildings
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Mode of Delivery
Face to Face
Prerequisites and co-requisities
None
Recommended Optional Programme Components
None
Course Contents
- Energy status of World and Turkey -Energy efficency in buildings - isolations on facades, material types and applications - energy lost and gains calculation according to TS 825 - BEP-TR method for building energy performance, - Low and Plus energy buildings examples from all over the Worl
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1- Why is energy efficiency in buildings important? - Energy consumption and effects of global warming! - Energy state of the world and Turkey. - What are the renewable energy sources? Importance of Sustainability ?
2- What are the design kriteria of energy efficient buildings? Orientation, Natural ventilation, lighting, Thermal mass, Solar shading devices, Zooning of planning, Insulation
3- Using renewable energy in Buildings, - Solar Architecture, - Energy loads of low-energy, plus-energy buildings, ecological buildings,
4- Importance of thermal comfort in rooms, - What are the thermal comfort conditions in rooms?
5-- Calculation method of energy demand for room heating (Turkish Standardization TS 825); - BEP-TR (Regulation of Building energy performance in Turkey) Energy Simulation of buildings, via an example
6-- Reduction of building energy loses through the envelope, - Thermal insulation of walls, ground floor and roof, - Thermal insulation materials, glass-wool, EPS, XPS,
7- Façade construction, double skin façade etc. - Glass surfaces of buildings (Energy gain/loss), insulation of windows, low e-glass,
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9- Solar Energy Fundamentals; Solar energy applications in Buildings (passiv and aktiv systems).
10- Using solar thermal energy for room heating (passiv,) heat water (solar collector), electricity from photovoltaic modules (PV-System) - Using Heat pumps for room heating/cooling (air, water, soil heat pumps)
11 - Energy efficient buildings examples from vernacular architecture – Students presentations
12- Energy efficient, low energy buildings examples - Students presentations
13- Plus energy buildings - Students presentations
14- Energy efficient, low energy buildings examples - Students presentations
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Recommended or Required Reading
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Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Assessment Methods and Criteria
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Report Preparation22040
Report Presentation32060
Seminar23060
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13737
Individual Study for Final Examination13737
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
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