Module title: Building Energy Performance

SCQF level: 11:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: BSV11153
Module leader: Julio Bros Williamson
School School of Engineering and the Built Environment
Subject area group: Building and Surveying
Prerequisites

N/A


Description of module content:

Building Thermal Performance:
Building Heatloss
Detailing for Energy Efficient Construction
Sustainable Design Strategies:
Software Tools for designing Energy Efficient Buildings
SAP/SBEM compliance and Energy Performance Certification
Modelling Sustainable Construction
Low and Zero Carbon Technologies (LZCT):
Renewable Energy Technologies
Integration of LZCT in Buildings
Zero Carbon Buildings
Testing Building Performance Targets:
Airtightness Testing
Infra Red Thermography
Building Energy Monitoring




Learning Outcomes for module:

Upon completion of this module you will be able to
LO1: Critically appraise the principles of thermally sustainable construction.
LO2: Discuss the underlying principals faced by designers of zero carbon construction
LO3: Assess the key issues to be addressed when developing a building or site
LO4: Evaluate sustainable design solutions in respect of building performance
LO5: Assess building thermal performance

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