Please note! Course description is confirmed for two academic years, 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: 23.10.2023 - 04.12.2023

Teacher in charge (valid for whole curriculum period):

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

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

CEFR level (valid for whole curriculum period):

Language of instruction and studies (applies in this implementation):

Teaching language: English. Languages of study attainment: English


  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    · 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 for whole curriculum period:

    Evaluation is based on exercises

  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Lectures and exercises

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


Substitutes for Courses


Further Information
  • valid for whole curriculum period:

    Teaching Language : English

    Teaching Period : 2022-2023 Autumn II
    2023-2024 Autumn II

    Enrollment :

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