Efficient Refurbishment of Buildings

Teaching Hours and Credit Allocation: 30 Hours, 6 Credits
Course Assessment: Exam & Coursework

The course will introduce the student to the challenges in addressing the future of sustainable housing development. It will enhance the understanding of sustainable housing development from macro to micro scales and in the same-time develops the necessary qualitative and quantitative analytical skills pertaining to sustainable housing design. It will establish a thorough knowledge of examples and trends in temperate climate housing design, housing policy, energy self-sufficiency and construction technologies as well as a theoretical holistic framework for Zero-Carbon housing design that can be used to produce strategies for future development.