Duration: 3 MONTHS

Course Syllabus

Energy conservation

  • Principles of energy conservation, Energy Conservation Act 2001 and its features, Electricity Act-2003 & its features, Energy consumption pattern, Resource availability, Energy pricing, Energy Security, Estimation of energy use in a building. Heat gain and thermal performance of building envelope -Steady and non-steady heat transfer through the glazed window and the wall -Standards for thermal performance of building envelope, Evaluation of the overall thermal transfer
Energy efficiency in thermal utilities
  • Energy efficiency in boilers, furnaces,steam systems, cogeneration utilities, waste heat recovery, compressed air systems,HVAC&R systems, fans and blowers, pumps, cooling tower Energy efficiency in electrical utilities: Energy efficiency for electric motors,lighting systems, Characteristics of Light, Types of Lighting, Incandescent Lighting,Fluorescent Lighting, Vapor Lighting, Street Lighting, LED Lighting, Lighting Design, Light Dimming, Tips for Energy Conservation, Products for Energy Conservation in lighting system
Energy Audit 
  • Definition, objective and principles of Energy Management, Need of Energy Audit and Management, types of energy audit, audit process, Guidelines for writing energy audit report, data presentation in report, findings recommendations, impact of renewable energy on energy audit recommendations and energy audit report, energy audit of building system, lighting system, HVAC system, Water heating system, heat recovery opportunities during energy audit,Industrial audit opportunities, Instruments for Audit and Monitoring Energy andEnergy Savings
Energy Economics
  • Simple Payback Period, Time Value of Money, Internal Rate of Return, Net Present Value, Life Cycle Costing, Equivalent uniform annual cost(EUAC), Life cycle cost, Discounting factor, Capital recovery, Depreciation, taxes

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