Climatic resilience and Building Energy

Course NameClimatic resilience and Building Energy

OCW type: PDP

Higher Education InstitutionNational Institute of Technology (NITH), Hamirpur

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Description of course

Aim: To disseminate knowledge of Climatic resilience and Building Energy.

Course Objectives

To edify a group of professional about climatic Resilience 

To bring together leading academicians, industrialists and researchers to exchange and share their experiences and knowledge related to Energy Efficient Building Technology   

To provide a platform to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the field

To explore various simulations techniques regarding reverse engineering and rapid prototyping techniques.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, the participants will be able to

Learners will be able to identify the various simulations techniques, regarding reverse engineering and rapid prototyping in buildings

Learners will be able to analyze architectural design and energy flow system in architectural buildings

Participants will acquire skills and challenges encounter during development of climatic responsive designs.

Course Structure

Course Duration: 05 days

Course Frequency: The course is designed for professionals in the field of architecture and planning and is part of the resilient dissemination series through five distinct conceptualized PDP’s.

Course Format

Sl No

Topic to be covered



Lecture series and group discussions on hill regions

4 hours


Lecture series and group discussions on built form in relation to hill areas

4 hours


Lecture series and group discussions on response of built form(residential) to the socio-cultural aspects of hill regions 

4 hours


Lecture series and group discussions on analysis and assessment of existing built form

4 hours


Lecture series and group discussions on skill development and role of stakeholders 

4 hours


Course Content

Prerequisites for participationProfessional, academicians and participants from the reputed institutes and industry. Members of govt. bodies and NGO’s working in the field of capacity building, Disaster management and resilience. 

Course Syllabus:

S. No.

Field of Interest/ Specialization

Proposed Topic to be delivered



Climatic responsive design


Energy and building bye laws


Renewable Energy

Thermal engineering

Roof top solar panel

Rapid Prototyping 

Rapid Prototyping for architectural models

Thermal engineering

Refrigeration and Air conditioning


Urban climate

Thermal engineering

Recent development in solar receiver

Energy and environment

Energy audit of buildings


Urban Design

Passive design technology

Course AssignmentsThere are no assignments conceived for this course. Participation and active involvement in the lectures are sought.

Expected time spent on course:

Time spent in hours: 25 hours

Time spent in ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System): 1 ECTS

Course Grading

Assessment Criteria and Distribution of Marks: This course will not be graded.

Course Evaluation

Evaluation Procedure & Criteria:

Based upon the common evaluation proforma prepared by WP4 leader institutes.

Faculty Evaluation:

Feedback attached and submitted for the course to WP3 and WP4 leader institutes.

Student Evaluation:

There was no Participants Evaluation conducted as part of the PDP.

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