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Before choosing course

Course offering missing for current semester as well as for previous and coming semesters
* Retrieved from Course syllabus F1D5307 (Spring 2018–)

Content and learning outcomes

Course contents

Climate technology applications are discussed in the context of:

  • High-performance buildings (e.g. near-zero, positive energy buildings)
  • Office buildings
  • Residential buildings
  • Hospitals, schools and other special environments

Intended learning outcomes

The objective of this course is to provide a deeper understanding of the building service and energy systems used for indoor environmental management in specific types of buildings and applications, with key focus on systems for ventilation, heating/cooling, lighting and management of the acoustic environment. Relevant issues are discussed with the over-arching goal of achieving high indoor environmental quality, high user well-being and satisfaction, high energy efficiency, as well as optimal overall building performance.

Course Disposition

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Literature and preparations

Specific prerequisites

Master of Science in Civil and Architectural Engineering or similar, with an undergraduate course in indoor environment/energy systems/building services technologies or equivalent.

Recommended prerequisites

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The course literature is specified before each course offering and disclosed in the course program.

Examination and completion

If the course is discontinued, students may request to be examined during the following two academic years.

Grading scale

P, F


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Based on recommendation from KTH’s coordinator for disabilities, the examiner will decide how to adapt an examination for students with documented disability.

The examiner may apply another examination format when re-examining individual students.

Opportunity to complete the requirements via supplementary examination

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Opportunity to raise an approved grade via renewed examination

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Ethical approach

  • All members of a group are responsible for the group's work.
  • In any assessment, every student shall honestly disclose any help received and sources used.
  • In an oral assessment, every student shall be able to present and answer questions about the entire assignment and solution.

Further information

Course web

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Offered by

ABE/Sustainable Buildings

Main field of study

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Education cycle

Third cycle

Add-on studies

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Supplementary information

This course has been discontinued and replaced with FAF3506 Climate Technology, Applications 7,5 credits.

Postgraduate course

Postgraduate courses at ABE/Sustainable Buildings