Information for Teachers

Course: Sustainable heating and cooling of buildings

Course Plan

Learning objectives



At the end of this course, the students should be able to:


• Design and dimension low temperature heat emission systems (floor heating, radiant heating etc. pumps, fans)

• Design and dimensioning a high temperature cooling system (radiant surface cooling, chilled beams, etc)

• Select an appropriate heat generation and cooling system (boiler, heat pump, district heating/cooling, solar system, ground heat exchanger)

• Selection of control system

• Design and dimensioning a domestic hot water system

• Calculate yearly energy performance of heating/cooling systems according to EN standards and building simulation programs

• Describe the principles for energy storage

• Get an overall understanding of energy consumption in buildings


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