Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years (1.8.2018-31.7.2020), which means that in general, e.g. Learning outcomes, assessment methods and key content stays unchanged. However, via course syllabus, it is possible to specify or change the course execution in each realization of the course, such as how the contact sessions are organized, assessment methods weighted or materials used.


After completing the course you understand the principles of intelligent building, different building automation systems, smart building electricity and energy systems and lighting control. You also have an experience about the planning the intelligent systems in technical and user-centered level.

Credits: 5

Schedule: 26.10.2020 - 07.12.2020

Teacher in charge (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022): Heikki Ihasalo, Jaakko Ketomäki

Teacher in charge (applies in this implementation): Heikki Ihasalo, Jaakko Ketomäki

Contact information for the course (applies in this implementation):

CEFR level (applies in this implementation):

Language of instruction and studies (valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022):

Teaching language: English

Languages of study attainment: English


  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    · Principles of the building automation

    · Lighting control and smart lighting

    · Practical issues of intelligent buildings

    · Intelligence in different building types (home, office etc.)

    · Intelligent energy systems, demand response

    · Intelligent environment

    Course will include visits to the companies and lectures of the companies.

Assessment Methods and Criteria
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Evaluation is based on exercises

  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lectures and exercises

    Contact hours: 30h
    Independent study: 105h
    Compulsory attendance: 26 h


Study Material
  • Valid 01.08.2020-31.07.2022:

    Lecture materials



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