218.769 Energy-Efficient Building Design (15 credits)

This course examines approaches to reducing energy consumption in residential and commercial buildings resulting from the design and use of the building and its energy services. The course covers the principles of energy efficient building design as well as use and interpretation of energy and sustainability audits. Identification of options for reducing energy use through renovation and retrofitting as well as occupant behaviour are also covered.

Requirements Requirements help

Note: You may enrol in a postgraduate course (that is a 700-, 800- or 900-level course) if you meet the prerequisites for that course and have been admitted to a qualification which lists the course in its schedule.

Expected prior learning Requirements help

  • Potential students are expected to have basic knowledge of energy efficiency in buildings and the principles of sustainable design.

Offerings Offerings help

Year Semester Mode Location
2020 Semester One full semester Distance

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