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

Office: ECCE-246-B


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

Honors and Distinctions

  • Fulbright U.S. Scholar 2023
  • Best Paper, ASME Energy Sustainability Conference, 2021
  • Distinguished Achievement Award, CEAE Department, 2016
  • Elected ASME Fellow, 2015
  • New Inventor Award, University of Colorado Boulder, 2013
  • Eckel Award for Excellence, University of Colorado Boulder, 2012

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

  • M. Krarti, Energy Efficient Building Electrical Systems, Second Edition, textbook, 512 pages, CRC Press,Taylor and Francis, 2023.
  • M. Krarti, Energy Audit for Building Systems: An Engineering Approach- Third Edition, textbook, CRC Press, Francis and Taylor Group, 635 pages, 2021.
  • M. Krarti, Optimal Design and Retrofit of Energy Efficient Buildings, Communities, and Urban Centers, Book, 416 pages, Butterworth-Heinemann Elsevier, Oxford, UK, 2018.
  • M. Krarti and J. Gonzalez, Handbook for Handbook of Integrated and Sustainable Buildings Equipment and Systems, Volume I: Energy Systems, Handbook, 520 pages, ASME Press, New York, NY, 2017.
  • M. Krarti, Advanced Energy Efficient Building Envelope Systems, Monograph, 165 pages, ASME Press, New York, NY, 2017.
  • M. Krarti and D. Marchio, Guide Technique d’Audit Energetique, book, 250 pages, Mines-Press, 2016.

Journal Publications

  • M. Krarti, Optimal Optical Properties for Smart Glazed Windows Applied to Residential Buildings, Energy, 278(B),128017 (2023).
  • M. Krarti, Optimal energy performance of dynamic sliding and insulated shades for residential buildings, Energy, 263(B), 125699 (2023).
  • N.A. Lantonio, M. Krarti, Simultaneous design and control optimization of smart glazed windows, Applied Energy, 328,120239 (2022).
  • M. Krarti, Design optimization of smart glazing optical properties for office spaces, Applied Energy, 308, 118411 (2022).
  • K. Barber, and M. Krarti, A review of optimization-based tools for design and control of building energy systems, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 160, 112359 (2022).
  • R. Rajabi, A. Dehweh, M. Krarti, Impact of Dynamic Slab Insulation on Energy Performance of Residential Buildings, Journal of Engineering for Sustainable Buildings and Cities, 3(3), (2022).
  • A. Alrobaie, M. Krarti, A Review of Data-Driven Approaches for Measurement and Verification Analysis of Building Energy Retrofits, Energies, 15:7824 (2022).
  • E. Schwartz, and M. Krarti, Review of Adoption Status of Sustainable Energy Technologies in the US Residential Building Sector, Energies, 5(6):2027 (2022).
  • L. Valentin, M. Dabbagh, and M. Krarti, Benefits of Switchable Insulation Systems for Residential Buildings in France, Energy and Buildings, 259, 111868 (2022).
  • A. Shah, M. Krarti, and J. Huang, Energy Performance Evaluation of Shallow Ground Source Heat Pumps for Residential Buildings, Energies, 15(3):1025 (2022).