Van Dessel, Steven
This report details the work of the Mechanical Team of Team OCULUS. The Mechanical Team was responsible for the design of the heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) system, the sizing and selection of mechanical equipment and appliances, the design of the photovoltaic system, and the development of a whole-house energy balance. There were also miscellaneous tasks assigned to the Mechanical Team, such as designing the lighting system for the building and the selection of an electric car to be used in the competition.
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Major Qualifying Project
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Civil and Environmental Engineering