To Understand the concept of Energy efficiency
An insight into various Energy Efficient Materials and Sustainable Construction Technology
UNIT I INTRODUCTION ON ENERGY EFFICIENCY 09
Energy Efficiency – Energy Conservation – Recourse Consumption – Introduction – Distribution of Energy use in India – Factors affecting the Energy use in Buildings – Pre Building
Stage, Construction Stage & Post Occupancy stages – Concept of Embodied Energy – Energy
needs in Production of Materials – Transportation Energy – Concept of light footprint on
UNIT II RECYCLABLE AND RENEWABLE MATERIALS 09
Concept of Recyclable materials – Sustainable Building Materials – Life Cycle Design of
Materials – Biodegradable & Non-Biodegradable Materials – Green rating and Building Materials – LEED and other Green rating Systems – Concept of Resource rescue, Recycled content,
Regional materials, Rapidly renewable materials – Fly ash bricks, Cement – Recycled Steel,
Bamboo based products
UNIT III PASSIVE DESIGN IN MATERIALS 09
Passive Design and Material Choice – Traditional Building Materials – Importance of envelope
material in internal temperature control – Specification for walls and roofs in different climate – Material and Humidity Control
UNIT IV SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION 09
Design issues relating to sustainable development including site and ecology, community and
culture, health, materials, energy, and water- Domestic and Community buildings using self help
techniques of construction; adaptation, repair and management – portable architecture.
UNIT V ENERGY EFFICIENT TECHNOLOGIES 09
Energy Efficient Construction Technology – Filler Slab – Rat trap Bond – Technologies developed
by CBRI – Traditional Building Construction Technologies – Introduction to other Technological
interventions to save Energy – Intelligent Buildings – Energy Conservation through
Technological intervention – Saving Energy used f or lighting by design innovation – Case studies
TOTAL: 45 PERIODS
An understanding on sustainability as applicable to architecture and planning.
Ability to critically analyse buildings with respect to sustainability.
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3. Koenigsberger O.H, T.G. Inger Soll, “Manual of tropical Housing and Building” Longman
Group United Kingdom, 2012
4. Watson Donald, ‘Climatic Design: Energy Efficient Building Principles & Practices”, Mc Graw
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