Energy Management and Environmental Policy
|Flow||E - Electric Power Systems|
|Category||Obligatory by selection|
|Class Hours - Lab Hours||2 - 2|
|Lecturers||Haris Doukas, John Psarras, Maria Flouri (T & R Associates), Ioanna Makarouni (T & R Associates)|
Introduction and importance of energy management. Basic principles, involved sectors and organizational consideration of energy management within an operational production and/or service provider unit. Methodology for an energy audit. Regulation and tools for the Energy Performance of Buildings. Use of energy audit equipment. Energy balance and Sankey diagrams. Energy Management Information Systems. Financial evaluation of energy investments. Case studies on energy audits (university buildings, hospital, hotel, etc.). Modern mechanisms for energy projects financing and role of Energy Service Companies (ESCOs). Climate change and greenhouse gas emissions. Kyoto Protocol and flexible mechanisms. Basic principles of environmental legislation. Environmental impact analysis. Models and techniques for analysis/evaluation of energy and environmental policies. Laboratory exercises for familiarizing students with the use of energy audit equipment and the implementation of an energy audit using an appropriate on-line energy management tool.