YFLF2002 - Energy Efficiency


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: School exam
Grade: Letters

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
School exam 100/100 4 hours D

Course content

Efficient energy consumption related to buildings, industry and transport. Energy saving in cities, Smart City. Energy efficient buildings (low energy houses, passive houses and pluses). Different forms of heat transport. Enøk. Demand-driven energy consumption (smart solutions). Various types of heat pump solutions. Heat recovery in industry. Energy efficient utilization of garbage. District heating and biogas production. Energy efficient storage of thermal energy. Use of energy beans.

The course is integrated and consists of 2.5 credits of profession coursework and 5 credits of technical content.

Learning outcome

General knowledge - The candidate has knowledge of various measures for energy efficiency. - The candidate has knowledge of energy efficient buildings such as low energy houses, passive houses and pluses. - The candidate has knowledge of the right energy use and measures for energy efficiency in the construction, industry and transport sector. - The candidate has knowledge of energy economics (ENØK). - The candidate has knowledge about environmental problems related to energy production and energy use. Skills - The candidate can apply knowledge to solve theoretical, technical and practical issues related to efficient energy use. - The candidate can assess the energy consequences of different energy solutions. - The candidate can make simple calculations on energy efficient buildings - General competence - The candidate must be able to evaluate different forms of energy use against each other. - The candidate can retrieve information and update his / her knowledge within the subject field

The candidate can disseminate the technical content in simplified manners to relevant courses in high schools.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assessment
  • 80% attendance in lecture

Further on evaluation

Admittance to the exam requires:

  • 80% attendance in lectures.
  • 3 tutorials must be handed in and approved 
  • 2 profession oriented exercises about teaching planning and production of digital learning resources

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Admission to a programme of study is required:
Vocational Teacher Education (BYRK)

Required previous knowledge

Study rights requirements. Admission to the course is subject to study law at the current study program (BYRK) at NTNU, Trondheim

Course materials

Distributed notes on blackboard.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LYFA2002 5.0 AUTUMN 2019
YFL4311 2.5 AUTUMN 2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2022

Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Physics
  • Engineering Subjects
  • Vocational Teacher
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering


Examination arrangement: School exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Spring ORD School exam 100/100 D 2022-05-24 09:00 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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