AF103V Building Technology for Real Estate Agents 7.5 credits
Byggnadsteknik för fastighetsmäklare
The course aims to provide the expertise in building technology requested by the Swedish Estate Agents Inspectorate. Course contents are: Building regulations. Building construction, drawings and area calculations. Damage to buildings and building guarantee schemes. Redevelopment. Energy certification. Inspection Technology. Ethics and responsibility in building technical investigation.
Educational levelFirst cycle
Academic level (A-D)A
Grade scaleP, F
PeriodsAutumn 12 P2 (3.5 credits)
Spring 13 P3 (4.0 credits)
End date2013 week: 11
Language of instructionSwedish
Number of lectures
Number of exercises
Form of studyNormal
Number of places *15 - 15
*) The Course date may be cancelled if number of admitted are less than minimum of places. If there are more applicants than number of places selection will be made.
ScheduleSchedule (new window)
Course responsibleFolke Björk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
After the course the student shall be able to explain about important parts of the building codes, explain operation and problems of relevance regarding important building parts such as roofs, foundations and walls. Explain about operation of systems for heating and ventilation. Explolain about important reasons for building damages with routines for their investigation and also about how to rebuild to avoid them. Have knowledge about energy declarations, systems for building guarantees and ethics and responsibilities for investigations regarding building technology.
Course main content
The course aims to provide the expertise in building technology requested by the Swedish Board of Supervision of Estate Agents. Course contents are: Building regulations. Building construction, drawings and area calculations. Damage to buildings and building guarantee schemes. Redevelopment. Energy certification. Inspection Technology. Ethics and responsibility in building technical investigation.
The course is given as lectures, a project and a study visit.
Record of completed secondary education including swedish and english.
General entry requirements for higher education
Björk et al: Så byggdes husen, Formas förlag, 2003
Sandin: Praktisk husbyggnadsteknik, KFS i Lund
Kompendium i installationsteknik för fastighetsmäklare, KTH
Avsnittet "Fasader" i D&U-kompendiet "Underhåll och ytskikt", KTH
Additionalmaterial will be distributedduring the course.
- TEN1 - Examination, 4.5 credits, grade scale: P, F
- ÖVN1 - Laboratory Work, 3.0 credits, grade scale: P, F
Project and exam
ABE/Civil and Architectural Engineering
Folke Björk, tel. 08 - 790 8663, e-post email@example.com
Folke Björk <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Course plan valid from:
Examination information valid from: Autumn 07.