Course syllabus

Arkitekturteknik 4: Energi och installationsteknik
Energy and Building Services

ABKA01, 3 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2018/19
Decided by: PLED V
Date of Decision: 2018-03-27

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.Performed assignment and participation in oral presentation and study visit.

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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