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Energy Efficient Programming (openHPI)

Mar 27th 2023
Energy Efficient Programming (openHPI)
Free Course
Efficiency in computer science often refers to the runtime or memory usage, that a certain algorithm needs to produce an output. However, efficiency can also describe the amount of energy, that is consumed by the hardware during the runtime of an algorithm. This course explains the relevant computer architecture [...]

Energy Supply Systems for Buildings (edX)

Discover how to convert natural resources into heat, cold and electricity, what the capabilities of renewable systems are, how to match energy supply with buildings’ energy demand, and what that means for energy efficiency and carbon emissions. In this course, you will discover the supply side of buildings’ energy [...]

Computer Systems Design for Energy Efficiency (edX)

Learn how to design modern computers to improve the speed, performance and energy efficiency of your programs. In order to be competitive in the computer science field, it’s imperative to understand the basic building blocks of a modern computer and how they directly impact the speed and efficiency of [...]

Façade design and engineering: complexity made simple (edX)

Understand the fundamental technology behind façade design and construction and the impact of the various components in facilitating the construction of sustainable, energy efficient, aesthetic and modern buildings. The building façade forms the interface between outside conditions and the habitable indoor climate, where we spend most of our time. [...]

Ahorro de energía (edX)

Aprende cómo se puede consumir energía eléctrica de forma eficiente. La eficiencia energética ayuda a optimizar los recursos y genera un menor impacto en el ambiente. En este curso usaremos como caso de estudio a México.

Sustainable Energy Access for Communities (FutureLearn)

Discover energy access options to help communities move towards a renewable energy future. Explore sustainable solutions to address the challenges of energy access. There are 789 million people around the world who live without access to electricity. In addition, 2.8 billion people globally have no access to clean and [...]

Introduction to Energy Management Powered by RETScreen (edX)

The objective of this MOOC is to help organizations combat climate change through effective energy management. It explains proven strategies to reduce greenhouse gases and encourage the transition to a low carbon economy. It also provides an introduction to RETScreen Expert – the world’s leading software to empower cleaner [...]

Economic and Legal Aspects of Energy in Buildings (IST)

This course introduces the basic economic and legal aspects of applying energy efficiency in buildings. It introduces the different components that impact on energy prices, the main legal and regulatory frameworks applied to buildings, the methodologies to evaluate energy efficient projects in buildings, and the financial mechanisms used to support [...]

Energy Services (IST)

This course introduces the concept of energy services and presents the modeling principles to design sustainable energy systems. The course will occur through a self-paced methodology, which means that will be open for a longer period and all the materials and evaluation are already available. Since there are [...]

New Energy Technologies: Energy Transition and Sustainable Development (FutureLearn)

Explore the development of new energy technologies and discover key energy challenges with this online course. In a world facing pressing energy challenges, the need for alternative energy and new energy technologies has never been more pressing. This course explores the new and upcoming technologies that may help solve [...]