SEE8116 - Building Performance Assessment

Offering Academic Unit
School of Energy and Environment
Credit Units
Course Duration
One Semester
Equivalent Course(s)
Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course aims to provide students with basic knowledge of the design construction and operation of low energy and green buildings. The outcome is to furnish students with the skills to assess if a particular building is fulfilling its design targets and aspirations. Topics  include building energy, building science, indoor air quality, thermal comfort in buildings, international trends in building performance evaluation techniques, building energy simulation, building energy audit, retro-commissioning, and net-zero energy buildings.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 55%
Examination: 45%
Examination Duration: 2.5 hours
Detailed Course Information


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