Extension studies

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Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Students taking this course is expected to be
able to measure and calculate energy demands & losses for various loads in detail and to be able to determine the most probable reasons for any loss.

Learning outcomes

After successfully completing this course a student can conduct measurements for energy diagnosis with thermal imaging camera, construction detector, moisture and humidity meter as well as rapid U-value meters. In addition he/she can create energy balance and energy load analysis for various kinds of buildings.

Course contents

- Energy load analysis
- Air leakage and and indoor comfort associated analysis
- Thermal camera imaging.
- U-value measurements.
- Supporting measurement methods which give more information on the found exceptions

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Thermodynamics [DE-2-007]
Heat Transfer [DE-2-041]
Fluid Dynamics [DE-2-035]
Building Physics [DE-3-005]
Fundamentals of Building Engineering [DE-2-015]
Ventilation [DE-2-037]
Indoor Climate [DE-2-036]

Study activities

  • Lectures - 29 hours
  • Practical exercises - 20 hours
  • Individual studies - 86 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

Approved reports and exam.


  • Herrman Rene
  • Paronen Mikael


Paronen Mikael

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

The timetable of the course

Detailed schedule published on the courses
itsLearning page.

Assessment methods

  • 2017-11-16 - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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