Sustainability Assessment and Research Methods

Number: 

  • 206.101

Content:

  • Current topics in the field of Sustainable Construction
  • Research methods in the field of sustainable construction 
  • Discussion of current research topics
  • How do I publish my research results

Language of instruction:

  • English

Teaching and learning:

  • Lectures, discussion and treatment of selected examples

Assessment:

  • Workshop with student interactive presentations and discussions

Link:

Lecturer

Alexander Passer
Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. MSc

Sustainable Construction

Number: 

  • 206.265

Content:

  • Introduction to the background of sustainable construction
  • Climate change and the ecosystem
  • The importance of the construction sector
  • The European Framework (CEN)
  • Sustainability Assessment Methods (LCSA, LCA, LCC, etc.)
  • Tools and databases
  • Sustainability certifications and building assessment labels
  • Assessment (measurements, calculations, simulations) for assessment
  • Sustainability optimization in the planning and construction process
  • Examples of "sustainable" buildings (research and demonstration projects)
  • Implementation possibilities in planning practice

Language of instruction:

  • Deutsch

Teaching and learning:

  • multimedia-supported lecture

Assessment:

  • Oral

Link:

Lecturer

Alexander Passer
Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. MSc

Quality assurance and certification of construction products

Number: 

  • 206.453

Content:

  • Basics of Quality-Assurance and Quality-Management - EN ISO 9000 series
  • EU Construction Products Regulation - Accreditation of institutes for testing, inspection, calibration and certification
  • QA of testing and inspection laboratories
  • QA and QM of construction products und environmental labels
  • QA and QM in the AEC and public authority

Language of instruction:

  • Deutsch

Teaching and learning:

  • Lectures, discussion and treatment of selected examples

Assessment:

  • Evaluation and contributions during course

Link:

Lecturer

Alexander Passer
Assoc.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. MSc
Marco Scherz
Dipl.-Ing. BSc