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Building Materials Influence on Indoor Environment: Perception and Reality

7.5 Credits, Course, master's level, K7019B
Do you want to develop your knowledge of building materials influence on the indoor air quality?

The objective of the course is for the student to develop knowledge of building materials influence on indoor air quality. After passing the course, the student should be able to: 1. Demonstrate mastery of concepts and techniques on building materials influence on indoor air climate. 2. Evaluate possible impact of chosen building materials on the indoor air quality. 3. Reflect on indoor air problems originating from building materials and give possible solution to problems. 4. Demonstrate awareness of potential risks with different building materials. 5. Demonstrate a deeper understanding of building materials impact on human health. 6. Explain how perception of healthiness of building materials is formed and influenced.


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The course syllabus includes a description of the course and literature to be used. Within ten weeks before the course starts, a current course syllabus is published.

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Karin Habermehl-Cwirzen

Karin Habermehl-Cwirzen, Associate Professor

Organisation: Building Materials, Structural and Fire Engineering, Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering
Phone: +46 (0)920 493509