Credits: 5

Schedule: 27.02.2019 - 22.05.2019

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Risto Kosonen

Teaching Period (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Learning Outcomes (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

After passing the course the student

- has preliminary readiness to design and size HVAC- systems for residential buildings

- has a basic understanding of building codes for indoor climate and energy efficiency of residential buildings

- has a basic understanding of heating, ventilation, water and sewage systems and their components

- has understanding to set targets for indoor climate and energy efficiency

- has understanding to calculate outdoor air flow rate and  heating power of room space

- has understanding to size ventilation, heating, domestic hot water and sewage systems

- has a basic understanding how building systems are integrated into community infrastructure

Content (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

- Design assignment of single family house where HVAC system is selected and dimensioned

- Assignment covers the main design tasks of HVAC- consulter 

- Sizing of HVAC system and main components:

  • targets setting for indoor climate, calculation of outdoor airflow rate and heating power of room spaces,
  • system selection and sizing of ductwork, heating pipes and sewage and domestic hot water systems   
  • sizing of heating plant, air handling unit and control strategy
  • integration of building system into public utilities
  • documentation of HVAC system

- Team work

Assessment Methods and Criteria (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Course assigment

Workload (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours 20 h

Course assigment 80 h

Other self-learning 34 h

Study Material (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Lecture notes and literature (to be specified later)

Substitutes for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Ene-58.3127 Design of HVAC systems I

Prerequisites (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

EEN-E4001 Comfortable and healthy indoor environment

EEN-E4002 Heating and cooling systems

EEN-E4003 Ventilation and air conditioning system

Grading Scale (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 


Registration for Courses (valid 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 



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