Energy, Mobility and Environmental Management

Industrial Energy Efficiency & Low Carbon Technologies

Integrated course, 3.00 ECTS


Course content

This course deals with organisational and technical measures to improve energy efficiency in companies. Special attention is paid to the requirements for conducting energy audits as well as to the implementation and evaluation of operational energy efficiency measures. After completing this course, students will have in-depth knowledge of national requirements as well as organisational and technical options for increasing energy efficiency in companies.

Learning outcomes

Module ETE6 provides knowledge in the fields of industrial energy efficiency and low carbon technologies. Students are enabled to identify potential for improvement in energy efficiency and propose measures for improvement.

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources / tools

JOURNALS: Journal Cleaner Production, Elsevier; Clean Technologies and Environmental Policy, Springer; Chemical Engineering Transaction, AIDIC;

LAWS/LEGAL TEXTS: Bundes-Energieeffizienzgesetz - EEffG, BGBl. I Nr. 72/2014 i.d.g.F.; Energieeffizienz-Richtlinienverordnung, BGBl. II Nr. 394/2015; Adensam H. et al(2013): Methoden zur richtlinienkonformen Bewertung der Zielerreichung gemäß Energieeffizienz- und Energiedienstleistungs-richtlinie 2006/32/EG. Bottom Up Methoden; Austrian Energy Agency, Energieeffizienz Monitoringstelle

Further literature will be recommended in the course.

Mode of delivery

Integrated course

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Assessment methods and criteria

Written exam