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CESA 5100 - Energy Basics

Centre for Energy Systems Applications Part-time Studies Course

School of Construction and the Environment

Course Details

This course presents an overview of various energy uses, sources and cost structures, as well as strategies to reduce energy consumption and costs. Conventional and renewable energy sources are discussed. Strategies for energy conservation, fuel switching and changing to passive systems are examined. Behavioural changes as a conservation strategy are introduced. The rationale for sustainable energy management within existing buildings is explored.

Prerequisite(s)

Acceptance into the Sustainable Energy Management program.

Credits

2.5

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