Description of Individual Course Units
Course Unit CodeCourse Unit TitleType of Course UnitYear of StudySemesterNumber of ECTS Credits
9103045832012Energy efficiency in buildings - Thermal insulation and calculation methodsElective118
Level of Course Unit
Second Cycle
Objectives of the Course
information about Energy effiency in buildings is provided. First of all, energy and resources in Turkey and in the World is defined, then isolation, isolation materials, energy lost and gains, BEPTR, calculations according to TS 825 is instructed.
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 World
Weekly Detailed Course Contents
WeekTheoreticalPracticeLaboratory
1- Why is energy efficiency important? - Energy consumption and effects of global warming - What are the renewable energy sources? Sustainability ?
2- What are the design kriteria of energy efficient buildings? • Orientation • Zooning of planning • Insulation
3What are the design kriteria of energy efficient buildings? • Natural ventilation, lighting etc. • Thermal mass • Solar shading devices
4Importance of thermal comfort in rooms
5- Calculation method of energy demand for room heating (Turkish Standardization TS 825)
6- BEP-TR (Regulation of Building energy performance in Turkey) - Energy Simulation of buildings, via an example
7Midterm
8- Reduction of building energy loses through the envelope, insulation of walls, ground floor and roof, - Glass surfaces of buildings (Energy gain/loss), insulation of windows, low e-glass
9- Solar Energy Fundamentals - Solar energy applications in Buildings (passiv and aktiv systems).
10Using renewable energy in Buildings, low-energy and plus-energy buildings
11- 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)
12- Energy efficient buildings examples from vernacular architecture – Students presentations
13- Energy efficient, low energy buildings examples - Students presentations
14- Plus energy buildings - Students presentations
15Final
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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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End Of Term (or Year) Learning ActivitiesQuantityWeight
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Language of Instruction
Turkish
Work Placement(s)
None
Workload Calculation
ActivitiesNumberTime (hours)Total Work Load (hours)
Midterm Examination133
Final Examination133
Attending Lectures22040
Field Trip32060
Case Study23060
Individual Study for Mid term Examination13737
Individual Study for Final Examination13737
TOTAL WORKLOAD (hours)240
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