University of Nottingham

University of Nottingham

Building Technology

Projects in the area of building technology focus on the strategies and systems used in buildings to ensure the comfort and wellbeing of occupants are met in a manner that acknowledges the need to use energy and other resources in a responsible manner. Subject areas covered include: low/zero carbon buildings, eco-buildings; heat recovery systems; computer modelling and building physics; acoustics; lighting; heat transfer and 2-phase flow; building services (e.g. heating, refrigeration, air-conditioning); indoor environmental quality (e.g. thermal comfort and air quality); ventilation/natural ventilation; thermal modelling; post-occupancy evaluation; biomimetics.

Course modules

Assessment methods


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
PhD Full-time September 2017 - 3 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
University Park Campus Nottingham NG7 2RJ East Midlands

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