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2015-2016 Catalog 
2015-2016 Catalog [PAST CATALOG]

SES 201 - Residential Energy Systems 2: Heating and Cooling Systems

4 credit hours - Three hours of lecture and two hours of laboratory weekly; one term.
Addresses, theoretically and practically, the problem of maintaining a seasonally comfortable residential temperature and humidity environment. The principles of heat transfer, the requirements for satisfying and for regulating home heating and cooling load demands, and the design and function of residential heating and cooling systems are examined and analyzed using theory, laboratory investigations, and fieldwork. Strategies for energy conservation and increased energy efficiency are explored, including solar heating and cooling systems, sustainable design, and landscaping options. Lab fee $40.