ΤΙΤΛΟΣ ΜΑΘΗΜΑΤΟΣ:

COURSE UNIT TITLE:

BUILDING ENERGY EFFICIENCY – ENERGY INSPECTION

 

COURSE UNIT CODE:

 

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TYPE OF COURSE:

 

Compulsory

LEVEL OF COURSE:

 

1st Cycle, General Education

SEMESTER OF STUDY:

 

3rd Year, 6th Semester

ECTS:

 

 

MODE OF DELIVERY:

Teaching is contacted by theory and exercises, tutorials of a building energy inspection software and one energy assessment tool. The softwares are used by the students in the semester assignments. Powerpoint presentations and experimental instrumentation are used in the theoretical and laboratory practice. Tutorials are covered in suggested books through Eudoxos, technical guidance and experimental specifications through university electronic learning platform e-class.

 

CONTACT TEACHING:

4 hours theory and 2 hour laboratory exercises

 

COURSE CONTENTS:

Building energy consumption fundamentals and analysis per activity. Building energy policy: European and national energy legislation – Building energy efficiency regulation.

Presidential Guidance for energy inspectors – Technical Guidance of the Greek Tecnhical Chamber. Building energy inspection procedure: boiler, heating and cooling systems. Methods of building efficiency evaluation. Energy inspection certification and software. Energy calculation software (structure, inputs, databases, energy efficiency scenario design etc). Experimental demonstration and measurements of building boiler - burner system. Propose energy systems interventions of building upgrade.

Energy assessment – building energy efficiency software. Passive solar systems. Operational/energetic solar systems (water/air). Building PVCs. Geothermal systems. Biomass systems – district heating/cooling of building and settlements. Energy saving in heating-cooling systems operation. Recapture heating systems – cogeneration systems. Artificial lighting – energy saving lighting systems and control. Building Energy Management Systems (BEMS) – Low energy consumption appliances. Building energy assessment applications in different building classes.

 

INSTRUCTORS:

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR ARGYRO DIMOUDI

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR STAMATIS ZORAS

 

LABORATORY EXERCISES:

 

  1. Perform building energy inspection
  2. Building energy inspection simulation
  3. Building energy assessment simulation

 

TEACHING ASSISTANTS:

 

 

ASSIGNED TEXTBOOKS:

 

“Building Energy Saving” module covered by the following bibliography:

  1. Bioclimatic Design: Environment & Sustainability, Xronaki Ε., 2006, Thessaloniki:  University Studio Press,

and through e-class available for download:

  1.              Incorporation of renewable energy and saving technologies in buildings
  2.              Building energy saving technologies
  3.              Renewable energy technologies in buildings and settlements
  4.              Heating solar systems – student guidlines
  5.              Energy consumer behavior – energy efficient appliances (available at www.cres.gr)
  6.                 Building energy saving guide (http://www.minenv.gr/4/47/00_4701/odigos_katoikion.pdf)

 

‘Energy Inspection” module is covered by the following bibliography through e-class:

  1.        Energy Inspection Guide, 2011, YPEKA (www.ypeka.gr)
  2.        Technical and experimental measurements guide (www.cres.gr)
  3.        Lecture Notes, Dimoudi Α.

 

Assignments are elaborated by the use of Technical Guides of the Greek Technical Chamber available at e-class:

  •               ΤΟΤΕΕ 20701−1/2010 «Analytical National Parameter Specifications of building energy efficiency estimations and issue of energy certificate».
  •               ΤΟΤΕΕ 20701−2/2010 «Thermophysical properties of structural materials and control of thermal insulation sufficiency in buildings».
  •                    ΤΟΤΕΕ 20701−3/2010 «Climatic data of Greek Regions».
  •                    ΤΟΤΕΕ 20701-4/2010 «Guidance and forms of building energy inspection, boilers and heating – cooling systmes»

 

PREREQUISITES:

Maths, transport processes, fluid dynamics, atmospheric physics

 

LEARNING OUTCOMES AND AQUIRED SKILLS:

 

  1.   Knowledge based

 

  • Familiarization with Greek and European building energy legislation
  • Comprehension of the general fundamentals of building energy systems
  • Comprehension of the general fundamentals of building renewable energy systems
  • Comprehension of the general fundamentals of energy design
  • Comprehension of the general fundamentals of computations by energy assessment methods
  • Familiarization with the elaboration of energy assessment
  • Familiarization with the elaboration of building energy inspection and systems

 

  1.   Skills/Competences acquired

 

  • Ability to assess the building energy magnitude
  • Ability to suggest building interventions for energy upgrade
  • Ability to propose suggestions in new building designs
  • Ability to use building energy simulation tools in energy inspection and assessment.

 

ASSESSMENT METHODS:

There is a final written examination and a semester assignment for evaluation of the students.

 

TEACHING LANGUAGE:

Greek

 

Contact

  • Address:Department of Environmental Engineering, 67100, Xanthi

  • Telephone: 30 25410 79109,79117,79112

  • Email: secr@env.duth.gr