YFLF2002 - Energy Efficiency


New from the academic year 2020/2021

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 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.

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

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and exercises

Compulsory assignments

  • Mandatory assessment
  • 80% attendance in lecture

Further on evaluation

80% attendance in lectures.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. 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


Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
LYFA2002 5.0 01.09.2019
YFL4311 2.5 01.09.2019
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Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Third-year courses, level III


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: -

Location: Trondheim

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

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Energy and Process Engineering



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Spring ORD Written examination 100/100 D
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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