Energy & Sustainability Management FT
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Energy Audit (E)

level of course unit

Introduction and consolidation

Learning outcomes of course unit

The students are able to:
• Name the most important aspects of an energetic building evaluation and apply them in exercises
• Collect and evaluate data and facts on the efficient use of resources in the building sector and in small and medium-sized enterprises by means of a system-oriented approach
• Describe elements of energy management and to name measures for implementation
• Work in interdisciplinary, international teams
• Reflect internationally on different approaches and possible solutions and to derive personal knowledge and expertise from this

prerequisites and co-requisites

Grundlagen Energietechnogie (TEC.1), Digitization in Energy & Sustainability Management (DIT), Regenerative Energieerzeugung (TEC.3), Regionale Energiekonzepte (TEC.4), Smarte Energiesysteme (TEC.5)

course contents

• Aspects of building physics and building and materials science as well as classifica-tion of the energy efficiency of building envelopes
• Energy efficiency of technical building systems (heating, ventilation, air condition-ing) as well as lighting and electricity consumption for appliances
• Collection and analysis of energy data and measured values
• Systematics of the energy performance certificate
• Energy management (ISO 50001) and tasks of the energy auditor

The module consists of a compact week (60%), during which the following course contents are worked on in small groups with international students:
• Introduction, consolidation, background and examples in the complex of topics of the project within the framework of a conference or introductory event.
• Research and analysis of framework conditions and possibilities
• Development and visualization of ideas and concepts
• Presentation of the results to stakeholders and/or technical experts

recommended or required reading

• Pistohl, W., Scheuerer, F. und Rechenauer, C., 2016. Handbuch der Gebäudetechnik: Band 2: Heizung/Lüftung/Beleuchtung/Energiesparen. 9. Auflage. Köln: Bundesanzeiger Verlag
• Willems, W., et al., 2017. Lehrbuch der Bauphysik: Schall - Wärme - Feuchte - Licht - Brand - Klima. 8. Auflage. Wiesbaden: Springer Vieweg
• Pöschk, J., 2016. Energieeffizienz in Gebäuden 2016: Jahrbuch. Berlin: v m e Verlag und Medienservice Energie
• Lisson, M., Dürolf, P., Kremer, J., 2014. Energieaudits in kleinen und mittleren Unternehmen. Kissing: Weka Media Verlag
Lösungen zur praktischen Umsetzung Textbeispiele, Musterformulare, Checklisten. Berlin: Beuth Praxis
• Blesl M. und A. Kessler, 2013. Energieeffizienz in der Industrie. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer Vieweg
• Brugger-Gebhardt, S., Jungblut, G., 2019.Die DIN EN ISO 50001:2018 verstehen: Die Norm sicher interpretieren und sinnvoll umsetzen. Wiesbaden: Springer Gabler

assessment methods and criteria

Project and presentation

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eLearning quota in percent


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planned learning activities and teaching methods

Project & Problem Based Learning

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Asc. Prof. (FH) Dipl.-Ing. Christian Huber

year of study


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type of course unit

integrated lecture

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