Module 1 Part A – Energy Use in Buildings
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This section is broken up into four recorded video presentations. Please be ready to take notes and stop the videos as necessary to follow along and answer questions as they are posed by the presenters. By attempting to answer the questions, the effectiveness of this learning tool will greatly increase. Further reading and references noted in the presentations are included in this page. We encourage you to use these resources to explore your specific areas of interest in these topics.
- Understand why it is important to track building energy performance
- Define energy performance benchmarking in buildings
- Become familiar with common benchmarking methods and metrics
- Understand how to generate and apply energy signature analysis
- Define inverse energy modeling
These modules were developed in partnership with South Seattle College for the Sustainable Building Science Technology program.
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. 1406320. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.