Wrocław, Poland

On the Renovation Wave - Sustainable Thermomodernisation - Toward Climate Neutral Cities

blended course
when 1 July 2024 - 26 July 2024
language English
duration 4 weeks
credits 4 EC
fee EUR 1200

This summer school is an international program which aims to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to deal with the modernization solutions in existing buildings in terms of lowering energy demand and its impact on the environment. The topic of the course is in line with the EU Renovation Wave Strategy and policy toward climate neutral European cities. The emphasis will be placed on historic buildings, technical and legal issues and limitations in such buildings, the technical solutions that can be applied to lower energy consumption, including unconventional techniques like the utilization of greenery on the building envelope. The topic will focus on engineering calculations and computer simulations crucial to assess the level of energy usage, techniques and materials applied to lower energy demand. Moisture condensation issues, thermal comfort of building users, choosing of energy source and possibilities of applying renewable solutions will be discussed.

Course leader

Wrocław University of Science and Technology

Fee info

EUR 1200: regular fee
EUR 1100: early bird, partnership discount