Week 1 : Introduction
Week 2 : Embodied energy, Operational energy in Building and Life cycle energy. Ecological foot print, Bio-capacity and calculation of planet equivalent.
Week 3 : Role of Material: Carbon from Cement, alternative cements and cementitious material, Alternative fuel for cements for reduction in carbon emission,Sustainability issues for concrete,
Week 4 : Role of quality, minimization of natural resource utilization, High volume fly ash concrete, geo-polymer concrete etc. concrete with alternative material for sustainability’
Week 5 : Reduction in water consumption in concrete, Recycled aggregate, Energy for grinding crushing of cement aggregate etc. and reduction. Operational energy in building role of materials and thermal conductivity
Week 6 : Clay Bricks, Types kilns, Comparative energy performance emission performance and financial performance, Indoor air quality
Week 7 : Paints, adhesive and sealants for use in building, volatile organic content (VOC) emission issues and indoor air quality for sustainability and health hazard
Week 8 : Operational energy reduction and net zero building, Optimization for design of building for energy efficiency and example of optimization through use of Evolutionary genetic algorithm
Week 9 : Radiation budget, urban heat island; Surface water balane, Effects of trees and microclimatic modification through greening,
Week 10: Use of Building Integrated Photo Voltaic (BIPV) and other renewable energy in buildings, basic concepts and efficiency
Week 11: Energy codes ECBC requirement, Concepts of OTTV etc
Week 12: Green Performance rating, requirements of LEED, GRIHA etc.
BOOKS AND REFERENCES
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2. Newman, J. and Choo, Ban Sang, Advanced Concrete Technology-Constituent Materials, 1st Edition, Elsevier, 2003
3. Kubba, S, LEED Practices, Certification, and Accreditation Hand book, 1st ed. Elsevier, 2010.
4. Minsitry of Power, Energy Conservation Building Code 2018, Revised Version, Bureau of Energy Efficiency,
5. Architectural Energy Corporation, Building Envelope Stringency Analysis, International Institute for Energy
6. Indian Building Congress, Practical Handbook on Energy Conservation in Buildings, 1 st ed. Nabhi Publication, 2008.
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9. TERI-Griha’s Green Design practices (www.teriin.org/bcsd/griha/griha.htm)
10.Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (www.usgbc.org/LEED)
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