Jeff S. Tiller

First Name: 
Jeff S.
Last Name: 
Tiller
Department: 
Sustainable Technology and the Built Environment
Position: 
Building Science
Department Rank: 
Professor, Chairperson
Phone: 
828-262-6351
Fax: 
828-265-8696
Office: 
Kerr Scott Hall 152
Education: 
  • 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
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
Publications: 
  • 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
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
Photo: 
Jeff Tiller