Facility & Real  Estate Management FT
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Energy Management

level of course unit

Fundamentals and advanced knowledge

Learning outcomes of course unit

Graduates are able to: - discuss interconnections between energy and the environment. - analyze, evaluate and plan energy management in companies. - plan, modify, implement and manage energy-saving technologies and energy contracting solutions.

prerequisites and co-requisites

Module "Technical Building Services" TGA

course contents

- Overview of energy and connections between energy and environment - Practical procedures - corporate energy management - Energy contracting (operation and performance contracting) - Energy saving technologies (NZEB, PH, condensing technology, CHP, lighting) - Usage of renewable energy sources (e.g. solar, wood) - Certifications and guidelines

recommended or required reading

- Kurnitski, J.: Cost Optimal and Nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEB), Springer-Verlag London, 2013 - Krimmling, J.; et al.: Technisches Gebäudemanagement, Expert-Verlag GmbH Renningen, 4. Auflage, 2013 - Recknagel, H.; et al.: Taschenbuch für Heizung + Klimatechnik 13/14, Oldenbourg München, 76. Auflage, 2012 - Hausladen, G.; et al.: ClimaDesign - Lösungen für Gebäude die mit weniger Technik mehr können, Callwey Verlag München, 1. Auflage, 2004 - Daniels, K.: Advanced Building Systems, Birkhäuser Verlag München Zürich, 1. Auflage, 2003

assessment methods and criteria

Term paper, presentation

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


planned learning activities and teaching methods

Seminar, group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


name of lecturer(s)

Director of Studies

year of study

3. Year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

Compulsory subject

mode of delivery

In class course (integrated lecture)

work placement(s)

Not applicable