Course syllabus

Arkitekturteknik 4: Energi och installationsteknik
Energy and Building Services

ABKA01, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2017/18
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2017-04-06

General Information

Main field: Architecture.
Compulsory for: A2
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim of the course is to give knowledge about how to create energy efficient buildings with a good indoor climate.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

be able to make an energy balance for a building

be able to estimate the energy demand for a building and the indoor temperature as well.

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

be able to analyse and judge information about the energy use, the design and the indoor climate of a building in a critical way

be able to judge the significance of the design of the building on the energy use and the indoor climate


Examination details

Grading scale: UG - (U,G) - (Fail, Pass)
Assessment: Written examination.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.

Code: 0115. Name: Written Examination.
Credits: 2,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written exam. Contents: Descriptive questions.
Code: 0215. Name: Assignment.
Credits: 0,5. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Performed assignment and participation in oral presentation and study visit. Contents: Assignment.


Required prior knowledge: VBKA05 Architectural Design VBMA05 Building Materials VBMA10 Building Technology and Building Physics
The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VBMA20

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Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Birgitta Nordquist,
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