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10/9/2008 1 MECH 673 Energy Efficiency and Lecture 1 - Introduction Indoor Air Quality Course Objectives (1) y To provide practical information of energy efficient technologies To introduce the LEED™ ( leadership in energy efficient y To introduce the LEED™ ( leadership in energy efficient standards) for environmentally sustainable construction y To provide the student with an overview of the different heating and different heating, ventilation and air conditioning system designs y To develop in students the understanding of IAQ problems and health and building safety issues. To develop in students the ability to formulate model and y To develop in students the ability to formulate, model, and analyze air flows in spaces and assess ventilation conditions and IAQ.
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10/9/2008 2 Course Objectives (2) y To develop in the ability to design and optimize air distribution systems for acceptable IAQ. y To introduce the student to the concept of the whole building design y To acquire an overview of the knowledge and skills necessary to design and operate healthier, more comfortable, more productive, and less environmentally destructive buildings. y To analyze the costs and benefits of incorporating sustainable building measures. References y David Etheridge, 1996. Building Ventilation: Theory and Measurement . CRC Press. y Hazim Awbi. 2003. Ventilation of Buildings, Spon Press; 2 edition. y Y h i Zh 2004Id A i Q l i t E i i CRC P Yuanhui Zhang. 2004 . Indoor Air Quality Engineering , CRC Press. y Brigittta Nordquist, 2002. Ventilation and Window Opening in Schools. PhD thesis. Lund University, Sweden. y Chad Dorgan, Robert Linder, and Charles Dorgan. 1999. Indoor air Quality Standards of Performance. American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-conditioning Engineers, Inc. y Sustainable Building Technical Manual: Green Building Design, Construction and Operations, Public Technology, Inc., Washington, D.C., 1996. [721.0467 S964] y Fundamentals of Building Construction: Materials and Methods, Edward Allen, Joseph Aano (John Wiley) y Kibert, C. (2005) Sustainable Construction: Green Building Design and Delivery (Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons).
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10/9/2008 3 Assessment and Resources Assessment Software Resources y Homework assignments (20%) y Two Mini projects (40%) y One midterm (20%) y Final Exam (20%) y TRNSYS y Visual DOE 4.0 y Airpak/Fluent y MatLab optimization Functions y TSBL: Thermal Stamdard for Lebanese Buildings Integration of Building system y Building Envelop - Foundation y Forced Air Distribution - Design - Framing - Insulation - Windows y Mechanical Equipment - Heating and Cooling - Materials - Ventilation - Domestic Hot Water
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10/9/2008 4 Topics Factors effecting energy consumption in buildings: Human comfort and ventilation: y Building envelope: size, shape, material, orientation (Lebanese Buildings Thermal Guidelines) y Building service system: lighting HVAC system y Outdoor and indoor air quality.
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