Building Systems

Course Code: SNRG 154

Academic Year: 2021-2022

This course provides an overview of building components, systems and thermodynamics, with the goal of supporting energy conservation, energy efficiency and the implementation of renewable energy and sustainable building practices. The relationships between a building's structural, enclosure and mechanical systems is explored, with particular emphasis placed on energy transfer. Students study how building codes, standards and rating systems are used to ensure building safety, to improve building energy efficiency and to implement sustainable building practices.