Extension studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim of the course is to give the student readiness to work with energy renewal projects and renovation of buildings as project manager, planning manager or site engineer. The student learns to take the National Energy and Climate Strategy 2013 into consideration while aiming to save energy.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to be able to: - plan a basic investment project - have enough knowledge about the stipulations in the National Building Code of Finland - plan HVAC-designing - know how to use and analyse data from different measuring equipment - know how to use and analyse data by using heat cameras - understand basic investment calculation - understand time schedule planning - calculate financing estimations

Course contents

The planning of the energy renewal project will be done as follows - to make up a project plan together with the buyer/client - the project plan will be surveyed with measuring instruments developed in Arcada - the project plan will be filmed and analyzed with heat camera - to execute the condition of the object before designing - the project will be planned in 3D, with help of existing blueprints

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Previous course names


Recommended or required reading

Projectplan of Multi-store Building RT -codes

Study activities

Internet-based studies - 135 hours


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

Mode of Delivery

Virtual self studies

Assessment methods

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


Lipsanen Jarmo


Lipsanen Jarmo

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Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions
  • Date will be announced later - Other assignments

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