West Village Commons

Towson University, Towson, Maryland

Patrick M. Morgan | Lighting/ Electrical | MAE/BAE Candidate



David Mayhew
Towson University
and Construction

Bill Melluish
GWWO Inc. /Architects
Project Architect

Patrick Marquez
James Posey Associates
Electrical Engineer


Thesis Research



  • Autodesk AutoCAD 2011
  • AGi32 v2.1
  • DAYSIM - Penn State version
  • PVWatts v1.1
  • SKM Power*Tools v6.5
  • Trnsys 16.1 Simulation Studio - Courtesy of the Brownson Group



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    ASHRAE Standard 90.1 2007: Energy Standard for Buildings. Atlanta: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers, 2007.
    Cutler‐Hammer 2006 Consulting Application Guide, 14th Edition. Eaton Electrical. Moon, PA. 2006
    Dunlop, James P. Photovoltaic Systems. 2nd ed. Orland Park, Ill.: American Technical Publishers, Inc., 2010.
    "Emerge Alliance." EMerge Alliance. Web. 7 Apr. 2011. <http://www.emergealliance.org/>.
    Hughes, S. David. Electrical Systems in Buildings. Boston: Delmar Pub., Inc., 1988.

    National Electric Code. 2008 ed. Quincy Mass.: National Fire Protection Association, 2007.

    Rea, M.S. The IESNA Lighting Handbook: Reference & Application, Ninth ed., New York: IESNA, 2000.
    Spitler, Jeffrey D. Load Calculation Applications Manual. Atlanta, GA: American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, 2009.
    Standard Specifications: 42nd edition Catalogue. USA: Steel joist Institute, 2005.
    "Voltage Drop Calculator." Electronic Tutorials, Electronic Kits, Electronic Tutorials, Electronic Hobby Kits, News. Web. 1 Apr. 2011. <http://www.electronicsteacher.com/electronics-calculator/voltage-drop-calculator.php>.







Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work‐in progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Patrick Morgan. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.

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