Building Commissioning and Operation

2018/2019

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

The module builds on knowledge corresponding to 2nd semester and knowledge gained in Control and Analysis of Building Energy Systems and Fault Detection in Buildings or similar.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Objective:    

Students who complete the module:

Learning objectives

Knowledge

  • Must have knowledge about building Commissioning and Operation
  • Must have knowledge about standards and state of art within building Commissioning
  • Must have knowledge about energy efficient operation of buildings.

Skills

  • Must be able to apply commissioning processes for energy efficient building design and operation
  • Must be able to apply, combine and evaluate advanced methods for analysis of the interplay between energy systems, building use, outdoor climate, HVAC systems and Building Management Systems (BEMS)
  • Must be able to analyse a building with focus on operation and reduced running cost.

Competences

  • Must be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation of problems and solutions within Commissioning and Operation of building and its services
  • Must be able to optimise the operation of buildings based on measurement and analysis of the performance of the building
  • Must be able to handle complex cases related to Commissioning and Operation of energy efficients buildings
  • Must be able to communicate the results of the project work in a project report
  • Must be able to contribute successfully to teamwork within the problem area and make a common presentation of the result of the project work

Type of instruction

Project work with supervision supplemented with instructions, workshops, presentation seminars, lab tests, etc.

Extent and expected workload

Since it is a 20 ECTS project module, the workload is expected to be 600 hours for the student.

Exam

Exams

Name of examBuilding Commissioning and Operation
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
Individual oral exam based on presentation seminar and project rapport.
ECTS20
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentAs stated in the Joint Programme Regulations.
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Facts about the module

Danish titleBygningens ibrugtagning og drift
Module codeB-IE-K3-9
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterAutumn
ECTS20
Language of instructionDanish and English
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of Civil Engineering
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science