ENERGY AUDIT

DESCRIPTION OF TERM PAPER/PROJECT REQUIREMENTSTerm papers shall consist of a preliminary audit of an actual building. Topics shall be submitted for approval before any work can begin. The final paper shall be no more than 15 typewritten pages. All sources must be appropriately acknowledged. (Other presentations may be acceptable, upon discussion and approval of the instructor.)A short summary version of the report, shall be presented in a forum, approximately 2 pages in length to the entire class.A polished, professional presentation is essential.Follow this rough outline:1) Select a building for which you have a full year of energy bills.2) Describe the purpose and usage patterns of the building.3) Explain how the building is heated, cooled, illuminated and any other major energy process.4) Provide a floorplan which shows the locations of all appliances and equipment. Give nameplate information.5) Examine the building envelope and identify all heat gains and losses.6) Illustrate seasonal changes in energy usage/costs using graphs or diagrams.7) Make specific recommendations on how to make the facility more energy efficient.