Building Energy Performance Simulation and Analysis

Teaching Hours and Credit Allocation: 30 Hours, 6 Credits
Course Assessment: Exam & Coursework

The course links’ legislation with the technical understanding required to demonstrate the compliance of a building design/approach. It provides an overview of relevant regulations and assessment tools like BREEAM (BRE Environmental Assessment Method), EPBD (EU Directive on the Energy Performance of Buildings), and others. The focus will be on building regulation compliance assessment, Energy Performance Certificates, Display Energy Certificates (for public buildings) and Sustainable Homes (for domestic buildings).