Building Energy Loads

Course Code: SNRG 210

Academic Year: 2022-2023

This course develops the students' understanding of electrical and other loads generated by various building systems, appliances and other equipment in residential, light commercial and industrial applications. After a review of fundamental electrical principles, electrical safety is covered in depth. The principles of power generation, transmission and distribution are introduced. Primary focus will be placed on the energy required to operate building heating, cooling and hot water systems as well as appliances and lighting. The costs associated with these various loads will be examined as well. All principles will be reinforced in labs and working sessions.