Tiller, Jeff S.

Technology and Environmental Design
Building Science
Department Rank: 
Professor and Chairperson
Kerr Scott Hall 152

B.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute
of Technology,1974, graduated with high honors
M.S. in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Georgia Institute
of Technology, 1980

Teaching Specialties: 

Construction Technology and Building Science
Residential and Commercial Building Design
Mechanical Systems
Construction Estimating and Management
Technology Forecasting and Assessment
Renewable Energy Technologies
Energy, Economic, and Environmental Analysis

Courses Taught: 

TEC 2708, Construction Technology and Building Codes
TEC 2718, Residential Mechanical Systems
TEC 3708, Construction Management
TEC 3718, Construction Estimating
TEC 4708, Building Science
TEC 4721, Commercial Building Design
TEC 4618, Sustainable Building Design and Construction
TEC 5380, Advanced Building Science


Professional Affiliations or Organizations: 

Affordable Comfort
Southface Energy Institute
American Society of Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning
Engineers (ASHRAE)
Energy Efficient Builders Association
International Code Congress

Research Interests: 

Building Energy Efficiency and Moisture Issues
Energy Policy Research
Energy, Economic, and Environmental Analysis
Energy Code Analysis and Development
Renewable Energy System Design and Performance


Builder's Guide to Energy Efficient Homes (North Carolina (1991 and 2003), Georgia (2002), Kentucky (2003), Tennessee
(2003), Louisiana (2001))
Passive Solar Design Guidebook (South Carolina, 2001)
North Carolina State Energy Plan, 2003
Affordable Passive Solar Design Handbook.  North Carolina State Energy Office.  2004.
Book Chapter (Chapter 7: Energy, HVAC and Water) in Environmentally Responsible Design: Green and Sustainable Design for interior Designers (Dr. Louise Jones, ed.).  John Wiley and Sons. 2008.
North Carolina Energy Code, 2010.  North Carolina Department of Insurance.  2010.