Facilities

I. Artificial Uniform Overcast Sky Simulator

a 1,200 Foot-candle apparatus for testing and simulating daylight quantities and qualities and dayligh factors in architectural scale models

II. House Energy Doctor Mini Oasis

for testing outdoor human thermal comfort conditions, teaching outdoors, and demonstrating passice cooling techniques

III. Helodon

the largest (24 feet) hemisphere for testing and simulating solar interaction with building envelopes and assessing the design and efficiency of shading devices

IV. Computer Laboratory

our advanced computer laboratory offers state-of-art computer energy simulation software such as Energy-10, Calpas3, ResCheck, etc.