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Indoor Air ClimateLaajuus (2 cr)

Code: RAK2E2

Objective

Occupational and environmental safety in constrution
Students understand the impacts dust, moisture, mould, fibres and gas, which may occur during the various construction phases of a building, have on the health and well-being of humans. They learn to avoid the adverse impacts and dangers of being in buildings during the demolition and consruction phases. They are competent in selecting clean materials and supplies.

Competence in the construction process
Students also learn how to determine the condition of the indoor climate and how to fix problems associated with indoor air.

Content

- Desired values for indoor climate
- Controlling moisture in construction
- Damage caused by moisture and microbes
- Vaporizing organic compounds, dust, asbestos, radon
- Emissions classifications for construction materials and classification of cleanliness for ventilation products
- Clean construction and classification of cleanlines,s defining cleanliness and cleaning, cleaning HVAC systems, surveying the cleanliness of indoor air
- Measuring the amount of moisture and drying techniques
- Eliminating odours
- Impacts of tearing down old constructions on one's health and protecting oneself
- Building for people prone to allergies

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of indoor air climate and understands the adverse effects of dust, humidity, mold, fibres and gases, occurring at the different stages of construction, on people's health and comfort. The student is familiar with the principles of clean construction and is able to avoid risks during the construction work and the use and demolition of a building, as well as is able to choose clean materials and supplies. They may not fully know the basics.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student also knows methods to survey indoor air and different methods to tackle indoor air problems. The student knows the cleanliness categories for indoor air and their effects on working methods.
The student is able to conduct common analyses and draw conclusions based on their basic knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student masters well and is able to apply what they have learned. They can also analyze the connections between different things. The student can make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Materials

- RT 07-10946 Sisäilmastoluokitus 2008

- Asumisterveysopas, Ministry of Social Affairs and Health 2008

- RT 07-10805 & RT 07-10832
- Criteria and guidelines for building facilities and homes
- Other material distributed by the lecturer

Enrollment

14.11.2022 - 22.02.2023

Timing

13.03.2023 - 14.05.2023

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Construction Engineering
Teachers
  • Olli Isopahkala
Student groups
  • MRAK20SU
    Degree Programme in Construction Engineering
  • MRAK20TU
    Degree Programme in Construction Engineering

Objective

Occupational and environmental safety in constrution
Students understand the impacts dust, moisture, mould, fibres and gas, which may occur during the various construction phases of a building, have on the health and well-being of humans. They learn to avoid the adverse impacts and dangers of being in buildings during the demolition and consruction phases. They are competent in selecting clean materials and supplies.

Competence in the construction process
Students also learn how to determine the condition of the indoor climate and how to fix problems associated with indoor air.

Content

- Desired values for indoor climate
- Controlling moisture in construction
- Damage caused by moisture and microbes
- Vaporizing organic compounds, dust, asbestos, radon
- Emissions classifications for construction materials and classification of cleanliness for ventilation products
- Clean construction and classification of cleanlines,s defining cleanliness and cleaning, cleaning HVAC systems, surveying the cleanliness of indoor air
- Measuring the amount of moisture and drying techniques
- Eliminating odours
- Impacts of tearing down old constructions on one's health and protecting oneself
- Building for people prone to allergies

Materials

Material as indicated by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures, assignments and excursions

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of indoor air climate and understands the adverse effects of dust, humidity, mold, fibres and gases, occurring at the different stages of construction, on people's health and comfort. The student is familiar with the principles of clean construction and is able to avoid risks during the construction work and the use and demolition of a building, as well as is able to choose clean materials and supplies. They may not fully know the basics.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student also knows methods to survey indoor air and different methods to tackle indoor air problems. The student knows the cleanliness categories for indoor air and their effects on working methods.
The student is able to conduct common analyses and draw conclusions based on their basic knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student masters well and is able to apply what they have learned. They can also analyze the connections between different things. The student can make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved assingnments and final exam.
Assessment scale 1-5 for the examination: students must have 33% correct to pass and pass/fail for the assignment.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

14.11.2022 - 22.02.2023

Timing

06.03.2023 - 30.04.2023

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Construction Site Management
Teachers
  • Olli Isopahkala
Student groups
  • RKM21

Objective

Occupational and environmental safety in constrution
Students understand the impacts dust, moisture, mould, fibres and gas, which may occur during the various construction phases of a building, have on the health and well-being of humans. They learn to avoid the adverse impacts and dangers of being in buildings during the demolition and consruction phases. They are competent in selecting clean materials and supplies.

Competence in the construction process
Students also learn how to determine the condition of the indoor climate and how to fix problems associated with indoor air.

Content

- Desired values for indoor climate
- Controlling moisture in construction
- Damage caused by moisture and microbes
- Vaporizing organic compounds, dust, asbestos, radon
- Emissions classifications for construction materials and classification of cleanliness for ventilation products
- Clean construction and classification of cleanlines,s defining cleanliness and cleaning, cleaning HVAC systems, surveying the cleanliness of indoor air
- Measuring the amount of moisture and drying techniques
- Eliminating odours
- Impacts of tearing down old constructions on one's health and protecting oneself
- Building for people prone to allergies

Materials

Material as indicated by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures, assignments and excursions

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of indoor air climate and understands the adverse effects of dust, humidity, mold, fibres and gases, occurring at the different stages of construction, on people's health and comfort. The student is familiar with the principles of clean construction and is able to avoid risks during the construction work and the use and demolition of a building, as well as is able to choose clean materials and supplies. They may not fully know the basics.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student also knows methods to survey indoor air and different methods to tackle indoor air problems. The student knows the cleanliness categories for indoor air and their effects on working methods.
The student is able to conduct common analyses and draw conclusions based on their basic knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student masters well and is able to apply what they have learned. They can also analyze the connections between different things. The student can make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved assingnments and final exam.
Assessment scale 1-5 for the examination: students must have 33% correct to pass and pass/fail for the assignment.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

14.11.2022 - 15.01.2023

Timing

09.01.2023 - 26.02.2023

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Construction Engineering
Teachers
  • Olli Isopahkala
Student groups
  • RAK20SU
  • RAK20TU

Objective

Occupational and environmental safety in constrution
Students understand the impacts dust, moisture, mould, fibres and gas, which may occur during the various construction phases of a building, have on the health and well-being of humans. They learn to avoid the adverse impacts and dangers of being in buildings during the demolition and consruction phases. They are competent in selecting clean materials and supplies.

Competence in the construction process
Students also learn how to determine the condition of the indoor climate and how to fix problems associated with indoor air.

Content

- Desired values for indoor climate
- Controlling moisture in construction
- Damage caused by moisture and microbes
- Vaporizing organic compounds, dust, asbestos, radon
- Emissions classifications for construction materials and classification of cleanliness for ventilation products
- Clean construction and classification of cleanlines,s defining cleanliness and cleaning, cleaning HVAC systems, surveying the cleanliness of indoor air
- Measuring the amount of moisture and drying techniques
- Eliminating odours
- Impacts of tearing down old constructions on one's health and protecting oneself
- Building for people prone to allergies

Materials

Material as indicated by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures, assignments and excursions

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of indoor air climate and understands the adverse effects of dust, humidity, mold, fibres and gases, occurring at the different stages of construction, on people's health and comfort. The student is familiar with the principles of clean construction and is able to avoid risks during the construction work and the use and demolition of a building, as well as is able to choose clean materials and supplies. They may not fully know the basics.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student also knows methods to survey indoor air and different methods to tackle indoor air problems. The student knows the cleanliness categories for indoor air and their effects on working methods.
The student is able to conduct common analyses and draw conclusions based on their basic knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student masters well and is able to apply what they have learned. They can also analyze the connections between different things. The student can make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved assingnments and final exam.
Assessment scale 1-5 for the examination: students must have 33% correct to pass and pass/fail for the assignment.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

07.02.2022 - 20.03.2022

Timing

07.03.2022 - 08.05.2022

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Construction Engineering
  • Degree Programme in Construction Site Management
Teachers
  • Olli Isopahkala
Student groups
  • RKM20

Objective

Occupational and environmental safety in constrution
Students understand the impacts dust, moisture, mould, fibres and gas, which may occur during the various construction phases of a building, have on the health and well-being of humans. They learn to avoid the adverse impacts and dangers of being in buildings during the demolition and consruction phases. They are competent in selecting clean materials and supplies.

Competence in the construction process
Students also learn how to determine the condition of the indoor climate and how to fix problems associated with indoor air.

Content

- Desired values for indoor climate
- Controlling moisture in construction
- Damage caused by moisture and microbes
- Vaporizing organic compounds, dust, asbestos, radon
- Emissions classifications for construction materials and classification of cleanliness for ventilation products
- Clean construction and classification of cleanlines,s defining cleanliness and cleaning, cleaning HVAC systems, surveying the cleanliness of indoor air
- Measuring the amount of moisture and drying techniques
- Eliminating odours
- Impacts of tearing down old constructions on one's health and protecting oneself
- Building for people prone to allergies

Materials

Material as indicated by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures, assignments and excursions

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of indoor air climate and understands the adverse effects of dust, humidity, mold, fibres and gases, occurring at the different stages of construction, on people's health and comfort. The student is familiar with the principles of clean construction and is able to avoid risks during the construction work and the use and demolition of a building, as well as is able to choose clean materials and supplies. They may not fully know the basics.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student also knows methods to survey indoor air and different methods to tackle indoor air problems. The student knows the cleanliness categories for indoor air and their effects on working methods.
The student is able to conduct common analyses and draw conclusions based on their basic knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student masters well and is able to apply what they have learned. They can also analyze the connections between different things. The student can make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved assingnments and final exam.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

08.02.2021 - 21.03.2021

Timing

08.03.2021 - 02.05.2021

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Construction Engineering
  • Degree Programme in Construction Site Management
Teachers
  • Olli Isopahkala
Student groups
  • RAK19

Objective

Occupational and environmental safety in constrution
Students understand the impacts dust, moisture, mould, fibres and gas, which may occur during the various construction phases of a building, have on the health and well-being of humans. They learn to avoid the adverse impacts and dangers of being in buildings during the demolition and consruction phases. They are competent in selecting clean materials and supplies.

Competence in the construction process
Students also learn how to determine the condition of the indoor climate and how to fix problems associated with indoor air.

Content

- Desired values for indoor climate
- Controlling moisture in construction
- Damage caused by moisture and microbes
- Vaporizing organic compounds, dust, asbestos, radon
- Emissions classifications for construction materials and classification of cleanliness for ventilation products
- Clean construction and classification of cleanlines,s defining cleanliness and cleaning, cleaning HVAC systems, surveying the cleanliness of indoor air
- Measuring the amount of moisture and drying techniques
- Eliminating odours
- Impacts of tearing down old constructions on one's health and protecting oneself
- Building for people prone to allergies

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of indoor air climate and understands the adverse effects of dust, humidity, mold, fibres and gases, occurring at the different stages of construction, on people's health and comfort. The student is familiar with the principles of clean construction and is able to avoid risks during the construction work and the use and demolition of a building, as well as is able to choose clean materials and supplies. They may not fully know the basics.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student also knows methods to survey indoor air and different methods to tackle indoor air problems. The student knows the cleanliness categories for indoor air and their effects on working methods.
The student is able to conduct common analyses and draw conclusions based on their basic knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student masters well and is able to apply what they have learned. They can also analyze the connections between different things. The student can make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.

Enrollment

01.08.2019 - 26.04.2020

Timing

02.03.2020 - 03.05.2020

Credits

2 op

Teaching languages
  • Finnish
Degree programmes
  • Degree Programme in Construction Engineering
Teachers
  • Olli Isopahkala
Student groups
  • RAK18

Objective

Occupational and environmental safety in constrution
Students understand the impacts dust, moisture, mould, fibres and gas, which may occur during the various construction phases of a building, have on the health and well-being of humans. They learn to avoid the adverse impacts and dangers of being in buildings during the demolition and consruction phases. They are competent in selecting clean materials and supplies.

Competence in the construction process
Students also learn how to determine the condition of the indoor climate and how to fix problems associated with indoor air.

Content

- Desired values for indoor climate
- Controlling moisture in construction
- Damage caused by moisture and microbes
- Vaporizing organic compounds, dust, asbestos, radon
- Emissions classifications for construction materials and classification of cleanliness for ventilation products
- Clean construction and classification of cleanlines,s defining cleanliness and cleaning, cleaning HVAC systems, surveying the cleanliness of indoor air
- Measuring the amount of moisture and drying techniques
- Eliminating odours
- Impacts of tearing down old constructions on one's health and protecting oneself
- Building for people prone to allergies

Materials

Material as indicated by the teacher.

Teaching methods

Lectures, assignments and excursions

Student workload

Total work load of the course: 54 h

Evaluation scale

1-5

Assessment criteria, satisfactory (1)

The student has the basic knowledge of indoor air climate and understands the adverse effects of dust, humidity, mold, fibres and gases, occurring at the different stages of construction, on people's health and comfort. The student is familiar with the principles of clean construction and is able to avoid risks during the construction work and the use and demolition of a building, as well as is able to choose clean materials and supplies. They may not fully know the basics.

Assessment criteria, good (3)

The student also knows methods to survey indoor air and different methods to tackle indoor air problems. The student knows the cleanliness categories for indoor air and their effects on working methods.
The student is able to conduct common analyses and draw conclusions based on their basic knowledge.

Assessment criteria, excellent (5)

The student masters well and is able to apply what they have learned. They can also analyze the connections between different things. The student can make diversified analyses and draw conclusions based on what they have learned.

Assessment methods and criteria

Approved assingnments and final exam.

Qualifications

No previous studies are required.