Environmental Control and Energy in Buildings

  • Construction & Building Engineering |


Energy expenditure in construction stages - Comparison of building material on a production energy basis - Energy demands of a building - Renewable energy and Sustainable development - Thermal load of building spaces - Effect of building envelop - Energy conscious building design - Description of some methods of energy conservation & waste-energy recovery - Alternative building demands -Environmental safety & public health considerations.


Bachelor Degree in Construction and Building Engineering


  • The course objective is introducing the student to the means of energy conservation in buildings, the impact of climate and environment on buildings, and the impact of buildings on microclimate and environment, the different methods of passive heating and cooling. rn


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Course Content

content serial Description
1Week No.1: Sustainable development and renewable energy.
2Week No.2: Sustainable development and renewable energy, continued.
3Week No.3: Air quality standard and public health considerations.
4Week No.4: Thermal dynamics of buildings.
5Week No.5: Heating load calculations.
6Week No.6: Cooling load calculations.
7Week No.7: Cooling load calculations, Continued.
8Week No.8: Principles of green building design.
9Week No.9: Solar control.
10Week No.10: Wind control.
11Week No.11: Passive heating systems.
12Week No.12: Passive heating systems, Continued.
13Week No.13: Passive cooling systems.
14Week No.14: Passive cooling systems, continued.
15Week No.15: Economics for decision working.
16Week No.16: Final Exam.

Markets and Career

  • Generation, transmission, distribution and utilization of electrical power for public and private sectors to secure both continuous and emergency demands.
  • Electrical power feeding for civil and military marine and aviation utilities.
  • Electrical works in construction engineering.

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