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488506S Sustainable Urban Energy, 5 op 
Tunniste 488506S  Voimassaolo 01.08.2018 -
Nimi Sustainable Urban Energy  Lyhenne Sustainable Urb 
Laajuus5 op   
OpiskelumuotoSyventävät opinnot Oppiaine4357 Prosessi- ja ympäristötekniikka 
  Arvostelu1 - 5, hyv, hyl 
Vastuuyksikkö Prosessi- ja ympäristötekniikan ala 

Eva Pongracz 


5 cr/135 hours of work




Period 4, on-line course


The student can explain the concepts and legislative requirements for zero energy buildings and positive energy districts. The student will gain an understanding of the key technologies and key performance indicators (KPIs) of energy sustainable dwellings and sustainable city structures. The student will be able to calculate energy needs of buildings as well as greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions associated with energy consumption. The student can apply the psychometric chart and able to size and select suitable heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) technologies for different climate zones. The student can also apply energy modelling tools and is able to size building-integrated renewable energy technologies. The student calculate the renewable energy generation potential and make an economic assessment of the applied technologies in terms of payback time and net energy costs.


Energy transition in cities, short and long-term strategies, features and KPIs of sustainable cities. Legislation and standards regarding building energy efficiency and urban energy; city energy planning for the 2030 and 2050 horizons. Building planning for energy efficiency, zero energy buildings, energy audits. Building integrated renewable energy generation and passive solar energy utilization. Basics of HVAC technologies ensuring indoor comfort and health. Applying the psychometric chart for different climate zones. Energy efficiency renovation, calculating energy efficiency gains and GHG reduction potential. Building skins and energy storage in the building structure. Practical examples and emerging technologies.


On-line course, with pre-recorded video lectures, learning material and exercises. Live video conference and discussion.


Self-learning, and self-assessment. Video lectures and tutorials for the calculation exercises. Learning tasks and calculation exercises. On-line and face-to-face consultation.


Master's students of environmental engineering, especially of sustainable energy systems orientation; Doctoral students are also welcome to participate. 


Lecture slides and information on recommended reading material will be provided during the course.


Suoritustavat ja arviointikriteerit 

Grading of learning tasks, calculation and sizing exercises. Self-evaluation and self-assessment.


The course unit utilizes a numerical grading scale 1-5. In the numerical scale zero stands for a fail.


Prof. Eva Pongrácz


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