Building Energy Use and Indoor Environmental Quality

2022/2023

Prerequisite/Recommended prerequisite for participation in the module

It is recommended to have completed the course Introduction to Problem Based Learning and models in the build environment.

Content, progress and pedagogy of the module

Learning objectives

Knowledge

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to understand methods to evaluate the interplay between the indoor environment, heat and moisture transport and energy consumption of a building
  • Must have knowledge of essential standards within indoor environment and energy

Skills

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to apply proper terminology
  • Must be able to carry out dimensioning of the building envelope regarding moisture
  • Must be able to apply methods to analyse the interplay between the indoor environment, heat and moisture transport
  • Must be able to analyse the building envelope in order to minimize the energy consumption
  • Must be able to carry through and document energy calculation on a professional level
  • Must be able to utilize Building Information Models (BIM) and account for key aspects regarding model co-operation during the design process

Competences

Students who complete the module:

  • Must be able to apply proper terminology in oral, written and graphical communication and documentation of problems and solutions within indoor environment end building energy
  • 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

LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR PROBLEM BASED LEARNING

  • Must be able to apply problem solving
  • Must be able to use problem identification
  • Must be able to apply objectives (cooperation agreement)
  • Must be able to use contextual involvement (user involvement)
  • Must be able to analyse teamwork/team composition
  • Must have knowledge of process analysis
  • Must be able to use problem formulation
  • Must be able to assess meetings/scheduling of meetings
  • Must be able to analyse time planning
  • Must be able to apply problem analysis
  • Must be able to analyse personal competencies and wishes
  • Must be able to assess problem solving
  • Must be able to apply project management
  • Must be able to apply impact assessment

Type of instruction

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

Extent and expected workload

The module is 15 ECTS which is corresponding to 450 hours of study.

Exam

Exams

Name of examBuilding Energy Use and Indoor Environmental Quality
Type of exam
Oral exam based on a project
ECTS15
Assessment7-point grading scale
Type of gradingInternal examination
Criteria of assessmentThe criteria of assessment are stated in the Examination Policies and Procedures

Facts about the module

Danish titleBygningens energiforbrug og indeklima
Module codeB-BED-K1-6
Module typeProject
Duration1 semester
SemesterSpring
ECTS15
Language of instructionEnglish
Empty-place SchemeYes
Location of the lectureCampus Aalborg
Responsible for the module

Organisation

Study BoardStudy Board of the Build Environment
DepartmentDepartment of the Built Environment
FacultyFaculty of Engineering and Science