TERM SCHEDULE


1

18 Jan

Tu

Introduction

20 Jan

Th

Lecture: Comfort, Psychrometrics, and Climatic Design

LAB

W

No Lab

2

25 Jan

Tu

Lecture: Design Strategies: Site & Building Groups
Site Selection Guidelines

27 Jan

Th

Activity: Sun Pegs
samples from last year's fun at a walk-in size sun chart

LAB

W

Lab: Climate Patterns

3

1 Feb

Tu

Lecture: Design Strategies: Programming Issues

3 Feb

Th

Activity: Thermal & Lighting Zoning Techniques

LAB

W

Lab: Site Analysis Techniques (bring calculator)
Exercise 1 due

4

8 Feb

Tu

Lecture: Heat Loss and Gain Principles and Prediction
Model Energy Code- Residential Standards for MO (Adobe Acrobat)
Model Energy Code- Commercial Standards for MO (Adobe Acrobat)

10 Feb

Th

Activity: Heat transfer (Bring Calculator)
see forms in MOORE, Chpater 6.

LAB

W

Lab: Heat Transfer

5

15 Feb

Tu

Lecture: Climatic Strategies and Balance Point Theory
See Readings page for additional balance point readings.
Example from U. of Wisconsin

17 Feb

Th

Activity: Balance Point Strategies (bring calculator)
Exercise 2 due Grading Criteria

LAB

W

Lab: Balance Point Field Exercise (Bring Calculator)
Meet at Mark-In-The-Loop, Delmar Blvd. samples from last year's fun

6

22 Feb

Tu

Lecture: Building Scale: Lighting Strategies
Daylighting History Outline
Typical Daylighting Design Problems

24 Feb

Th

Activity: Lighting Tour (Bring sketching tools)
• Vital Signs Daylighting Resource Package (Adobe Acrobat 3.2 mb for PRINTING) Lighting Tour Field Exercise is on pp. 74-79.
• Vital Signs Daylighting Resource Package (Adobe Acrobat 1.2 mb for VIEWING) Lighting Tour Field Exercise is on pp. 74-79.

LAB

W

Lab: Daylight Factor R/T (bring calculator)
Answers to DF problem set
Exercise 3 due Grading Criteria

7

29 Feb

Tu

Lecture: Building Scale: Heating Strategies and Solar Systems

2 Mar

Th

Activity: Solar Sizing R/T & Mass Sizing R/T (bring calculator)
Answers to problem set

LAB

W

Lab: Energy Scheming I
MarketBldg.es, file for ES Lab 1 (Energy Scheming File)
Energy Scheming Tutorial due

8

S P R I N G -- B R E A K ---- no class

9

14 Mar

Tu

Lecture: Building Scale: Solar Buildings

16 Mar

Th

Activity: Solar Morphology (Bring drawing tools)

LAB

W

Lab: Schematic DESIGN Review
Exercise 4 due

10

21 Mar

Tu

Lecture: Building Scale: Cooling Strategies and Heat Gain

23 Mar

Th

Activity: Heat Gain R/T & Ventilation R/T (bring calculator)
Answers to problem set

LAB

W

Lab: Energy Scheming II
Exercise 5A "DOCUMENTING" due
Extra Credit EQUINOX Trip to Cahokia (Sunday, Mar 21, 5:45 am)

11

28 Mar

Tu

Lecture: Element Scale: Solar control

30 Mar

Th

Activity: Shading Design (bring calculator)
Answers to problem set

LAB

W

Lab: Energy Scheming III
Exercise 5B "DEFINING" due

12

4 Apr

Tu

Lecture: Element Scale: Night Vent. of Thermal Mass
Evaporative Cooling, Earth Tubes, and Roof Ponds

6 Apr

Th

Activity: Night Ventilation R/T (bring calculator)
Passive Cooling problem set (MEEB method, FYI)
Answers to problem set (MEEB method, FYI)

LAB

W

Lab: Energy Scheming IV
Exercise 5C "ANALYZING" due

13

11 Apr

Tu

Lecture: Element Scale: Photovoltaics

13 Apr

Th

Activity: Photovoltaic Sizing (bring calculator)

LAB

W

Lab: Energy Scheming V
Exercise 5D "RE-DESIGNING" due

14

18 Apr

Tu

Lecture: Element Scale: Details

20 Apr

Th

Lecture: HVAC Systems and Components

LAB

W

Lab: Energy Scheming V
Exercise 5E "EVALUATING" due

15

25 Apr

Tu

Lecture: HVAC Design Strategies

27 Apr

Th

Final Exam

LAB

W

Activity: HVAC Zoning & Sizing (bring calculator)
Complete Exercise Set Notebooks due

16

2 May

Th

Reading Day- no class

4 May

Th

Exam / Review Week