Determining heat losses in university educational premises and developing an algorithm for implementing energy-saving measures




energy saving in premises, energy audit of buildings, energy sources, energy-saving measures, technological measures, investment measures


This paper gives examples of the implementation of energy-saving measures in public premises. The introduction of energy-saving measures at enterprises significantly reduces the fixed component of industrial expenditures.

As a rule, educational institutions, for example, public premises, are financed from the state budget, and saving money on utilities will enable redirecting finances to the development of the university’s educational and scientific base.

Thus, the main purpose of implementing such measures is to reduce the cost of maintaining buildings.

The measures are divided into three stages. At the first preparatory stage, the problem elements of a building and communications, which require the introduction of energy-saving measures using a special Fluke Ti25 device, are identified. Problem elements of the building structure were determined by complete scanning of the ceiling, walls, and floor with the help of a thermal imager. A large (more than 10 %) difference between indoor air temperature and the temperature of the building element indicates a problem element. The research method is thermographic.

The study contains an example of scanning the wall of the premises. The temperature difference between the left and the right sides of the wall is 2.6 °C (the difference with the room temperature is 21 %). This indicates significant heat losses through the wall. At the second stage of information processing, measures to reduce energy consumption were determined. At the third stage of the introduction of energy-saving measures, the measures that directly affect the energy consumption of a building and effective functioning of communications were implemented.

The practical relevance of the study is to obtain results and practical recommendations that can be applied in practice to improve the energy efficiency of premises and buildings.

Author Biographies

Marina Savchenko-Pererva, Sumy National Agrarian University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Technology of Nutrition

Oleg Radchuk, Sumy National Agrarian University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Engineering Systems Design

Ludmila Rozhkova, Sumy National Agrarian University

PhD, Associate Professor

Department of Philosophy and Socio-Humanities

Hanna Barsukova, Sumy National Agrarian University

PhD, Senior Lecturer

Department of Energy and Electrical Engineering Systems

Oleksandr Savoiskyi, Sumy National Agrarian University

Senior Lecturer

Department of Energy and Electrical Engineering Systems


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How to Cite

Savchenko-Pererva, M., Radchuk, O., Rozhkova, L., Barsukova, H., & Savoiskyi, O. (2021). Determining heat losses in university educational premises and developing an algorithm for implementing energy-saving measures . Eastern-European Journal of Enterprise Technologies, 6(8 (114), 48–59.



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