The first part of this seminar includes an overview of the performance characteristics of lighting systems, different types of lighting currently available for buildings, lighting controls and night light pollution. The presentation will help in learning what to look for when selecting light fixtures and having the right tools to compare between different types. It will also provide guidelines for a good lighting design that reduces energy consumption and light pollution.
The second part of the presentation will give an overview of dynamic thermal modeling. This is a valuable design tool used to evaluate the energy consumption of buildings and make impactful decisions at design stage to reduce energy usage in buildings through different interventions. We will go over the methodology and uses of this tool, as well as some examples from existing projects.
Engineers, Architects, Contractors, professionals or students with interest in the topic. There no prior knowledge required for this course.