Facility & Real Estate Management PT
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case study sustainability management

level of course unit

second cycle, Master

Learning outcomes of course unit

Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
- develop requirements for a sustainable building in the pre-planning and design phase
- select, analyse and question steps in a certification process.

prerequisites and co-requisites

seminar "certification & sustainability management" STF.2

course contents

Application of sustainability management in a real-estate project.

recommended or required reading

- Ebert, T.; Eßig, N.; Hauser, G.: Zertifizierungssysteme für Gebäude: Der aktuelle Stand der internationalen Gebäudezertifizierung. München: Detail, 2010
- Bauer, M.; Hausladen, G.; Hegger, M.: Nachhaltiges Bauen: Zukunftsfähige Konzepte für Planer und Entscheider. Berlin: Beuth, 2011
- Kolb, B.: Nachhaltiges Bauen in der Praxis. München: Blok. 2004
- Wallbaum, H.; Kytzia, S.; Kellenberger, S.: Nachhaltig Bauen: Lebenszyklus, Systeme, Szenarien, Verantwortung. Zürich: Vdf Hochschulverlag, 2011

assessment methods and criteria

study work, project

language of instruction


number of ECTS credits allocated


course-hours-per-week (chw)


planned learning activities and teaching methods

group work, presentation and discussion of tasks

semester/trimester when the course unit is delivered


year of study

2.year of studies

recommended optional program components


course unit code


type of course unit

compulsory subject

mode of delivery

in class course

work placement(s)

not applicable