Course Director: Dr. Zoltán Magyar PhD
Lecturers: Dr. Zoltán Magyar PhD, Szilveszter Geyer , András Medveczky, Balázs András
Course Load: 2 Hours of Lectures per Week
Credits: 2 points
Announced: Autumn Semesters
1st week: Integrated Design Approach – Complex interrelations between the environment, the building, technologies and occupants. Traditional and integrated design process. Case studies.
2nd week: Thermal Comfort 1 – Indoor environmental factors. Factors influencing thermal comfort. PMV and PPD index. Mean radiant temperature, operative temperature.
3rd week: Thermal Comfort 2 – Metabolic rate, clothing insulation. Comfort equation. Local discomforts, radiant asymmetry. Related standards (EN 15251).
4th week: Indoor Air Quality – Strength of pollution sources, perceived indoor air quality. Ventilation effectiveness. Indoor pollutants. Sick Building Syndrome (SBS).
5th week: Smart Controlling in Hydraulic Systems
6th week: Test 1 (writing) from the first 4 lectures
7th week: Smart and nZEB buildings
8th week: Visit to the Indoor Environmental Laboratory – Thermal comfort and indoor air quality measurements, running research projects in the comfort area
9th week: Ventilation: Typical ventilation design concepts and strategies; Natural ventilation
11th week:Test 2 (writing)
12th week: Intensive studio week
13th week: Substitute test (writing) from Test 1 and Test 2 (14 December, 10 am.)