Moncef Krarti
Professor • Professional Engineer (PE) and LEED-AP
Building Systems Engineering • Engineering Science

Office: ECCE-246-B


  • Diplôme d'Ingénieur, 1982, Ecole Polytechnique, Palaiseau, France.
  • Diplôme d'Ingénieur, 1984, Ecole Nationale des Ponts et Chaussées, Paris.
  • Master of Science, School of Engineering, 1985, University of Colorado.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, School of Engineering, 1987, University of Colorado.

Honors and Distinctions:

  • Fulbright U.S. Scholar 2023
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, CEAE Department, 2016.
  • Elected ASME Fellow, 2015.
  • New Inventor Award, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2013.
  • Eckel Award for Excellence, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2012.
  • Service Award, Solar Energy Division Chair, ASME, New York, NY, 2011.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society for Mechanical Engineers (ASME), Fellow Member.
  • American Society for Heating, Refrigerating, and Air Conditioning (ASHRAE), Voting Member.
  • International Solar Energy Society (ISES), Member.


  • Evaluation of building energy efficiency technologies
  • Optimal design and retrofit of buildings
  • Controls of HVAC and lighting systems
  • Multi-benefit analysis of large-scale energy efficiency programs
  • Assessment of renewable energy systems

Latest Publications:

Books and Monographs:

  1. M. Krarti Energy Efficient Building Electrical Systems” M. Krarti, book, 494 pages, Taylor and Francis, 2017.
  2. M. Krarti and D. Marchio, Guide Technique d’Audit Energetique, book, 250 pages, Mines-Press, 2016.
  3. M. Krarti, Thermo-active Foundations for Sustainable Buildings, monograph, 150 pages, ASME Press, 2015.
  4. M. Krarti, Weatherization of Residential Buildings, book, 400 pages, Taylor and Francis Publishing, 2012.
  5. M. Krarti, Energy Audit for Building Systems: An Engineering Approach- Second Edition, textook, CRC Press, 600 pages, 2011.

Journal Publications:

  1. 1N. Kruis, and M. Krarti, Three-dimensional accuracy with two-dimensional computation speed: using the Kiva™ numerical framework to improve foundation heat transfer calculations, Journal of Building Performance Simulation, 10(2), 161-182, (2017).
  2. M. Krarti M. and K. Dubey, Energy productivity evaluation of large scale building energy efficiency programs for Oman, Sustainable Cities and Society, 29, 12-22, (2017).
  3. Alaidroos and M. Krarti, Experimental validation of a numerical model for ventilated wall cavity with spray evaporative cooling systems for hot and dry climates, Energy and Buildings, 131, 207-222, (2016).
  4. Alaidroos and M. Krarti, Numerical Modeling of Ventilated Wall Cavities with Spray Evaporative Cooling Systems, Energy and Buildings, accepted and available online 24 August (2016)
  5. M. Krarti and P. Ihm, Evaluation of Net-Zero Energy Residential Buildings in the MENA Region, Sustainable Cities and Society, 22, 116-125, (2016).
  6. Park and M. Krarti, Energy performance analysis of variable reflectivity envelope systems for commercial buildings, Energy and Buildings, 124, 88-98, (2016).
  7. Ameer and M. Krarti, Impact of Subsidization on High Energy Performance Designs for Kuwaiti Residential Buildings, Energy and Buildings, 116, 249-262, (2016).
  8. J. Mun, and M. Krarti, Optimal Insulation for Ice Rink Floors, Energy and Buildings, In Press, Available online 25 September, (2015).
  9. M. Krarti, Evaluation of large scale building energy efficiency retrofit program in Kuwait, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 50, 1069-1080, (2015).
  10. Park, W.V. Srubar, and M. Krarti, Energy performance analysis of variable thermal resistance envelopes in residential buildings, Energy and Buildings, 103, 317-325, (2015).