Energy management for real estate. Methods and digital tools

Politecnico di Milano

The Energy Management for Real Estate course by Politecnico di Milano delves into the pivotal role of Energy Managers in optimizing energy consumption and promoting energy efficiency in buildings. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the energy framework, building energy audits, and digital energy modeling for buildings.

  • Learn about the role and duties of the energy manager
  • Understand the current energy framework at national and international levels
  • Gain insights into performing energy audits of buildings
  • Acquire knowledge to create digital energy models of buildings

This 4-week course covers a wide range of topics, including the fundamentals of building physics and technical systems, energy efficiency of building envelopes and technical systems, renewable energy sources, practical applications of energy digital models, and retrofitting existing buildings. Participants will also engage in case studies to apply their acquired knowledge in real-world scenarios.

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Energy management for real estate. Methods and digital tools
Course Modules

The Energy Management for Real Estate course comprises 4 modules that cover the role of an energy manager, energy framework and building fundamentals, energy management in buildings, and practical applications of digital energy models and simulations in real estate.

Introduction to the course

The first module introduces the role and main skills of an energy manager, laying the foundation for understanding the pivotal duties of this position.

Energy framework and Buildings foundamentals

This module provides insights into the structure of the energy sector at national and international levels, energy commodity supply and markets, heat transfer, energy balance of buildings, building technical systems, and includes a quiz for reinforcing learning.

Energy management in buildings

Participants will delve into energy audits, energy efficiency of building envelopes and technical systems, and the integration of renewable energy sources in buildings during this module.

Practical applications

The final module explores practical applications such as energy digital models and simulations, retrofitting existing buildings, and engaging in the EDDIE Project, offering hands-on experience in real estate energy management.

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