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BSCI 9250 - Advanced Energy Simulation

Building Science Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

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Course Details

This elective course will allow students to build models to simulate the energy performance of building systems. Starting with commonly used energy simulation tools and their features, students will apply basic principles and typical methods for model development and identification to HVAC systems. Through simulation models students will learn to optimize various systems such as lighting, HVAC, and renewable energy systems for comfort and energy performance with consideration for the impact on life-cycle costs. The course will address energy simulation in building and systems design phase as well as during the operation phase.

Prerequisite(s)

BSCI 9130 and BSCI 9150

Credits

3.0

Cost

$1,635.92

Spring/Summer 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Spring/Summer 2021 term.

CRN 62369

Wed Apr 28 - Wed Jul 21 13 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Apr 28 - Jul 21 Wed 14:30 - 17:45 Online Delivery
See Notes below

Instructor

Bo Li

Course Outline

Cost

$1,635.92

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Please email Program Assistant, at BCIT_buildingscience@bcit.ca to obtain approval to register for this course. Please include your student A#.

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Apply commonly used simulation tools for building/system design and operation.
  • Develop mathematical models and identify the necessary systems design parameters.
  • Evaluate performance of lighting systems and provide solutions for performance enhancement.
  • Evaluate performance of HVAC systems and provide solutions for performance enhancement.
  • Select proper renewable energy sources for building systems considering life-cycle costs.
  • Optimize the energy performance during the design phase through the selection of the significant parameters, including envelope materials, orientation and window shading,
  • Diagnose the major faults in the operation phase to provide solutions and optimize performance using simulation models.
  • Interpret and communicate simulation results verbally and in writing in a clear and understandable manner

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2014

Related Programs

BSCI 9250 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Building Energy Modelling
    Part-time   Graduate Certificate
  2. Building Engineering/Building Science
    Full-time/Part-time   Master of Applied Science
  3. Building Science
    Full-time/Part-time   Master of Engineering

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