Sustainability in Engineering
Winter semester WS 16/17
- 1 hour per week course
6 lectures, every two weeks Friday 9:45 a. m. – 11:15 a. m. in room V7.22.
The first lecture is on October 28th 2016. Detailed information on the schedule can be found on ILIAS.
The lecture slides can be found on ILIAS.
Course objectives and contents
Over the last years, the concept of sustainability has gained importance. In times of climate change, resource depletion and economy crisis, sustainability is being considered as more and more important and is not only discussed in policy, but also in industry.
This course gives an introduction to sustainability and covers the following issues:
- Historical development, international conferences, political issues and initiatives
- Sustainable Buildings: certification systems, especially DGNB
- Criteria and assessment
- Sustainability in companies