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Course Overview

The course discusses the principles and practices of sustainability with an emphasis on integrated design process for high-performance buildings. The design parameters of building systems and system integration for energy efficiency and healthy indoor environment quality is covered. This includes evaluation techniques to identify performance failures followed by documentation for corrective and preventive action in the life cycle of a building.





This course aims to equip students with the knowledge and skills to:

  • State the principles and practices adopted in the conception of sustainable facilities;
  • Assess the design parameters of building systems impacting energy efficiency and healthy indoor environment quality.
  • Diagnose system integration issues that result in performance failures;
  • Construct performance-based documentation.

Entry Requirements

Applicants applying for modular units which are drawn from existing full diploma or post-diploma programmes will have the same minimum entry requirements as the full qualifications.


To find out the minimum entry requirements specific to this modular course, please click here.

What You'll Learn

  1. Sustainable design principles and practices
  2. High-performance building systems
  3. Performance evaluation of buildings
  4. Building systems integration
  5. Performance-based documentation



Modes of Assessment


Continual Assessment 100 %





Upon successful completion of the modular unit, students will be awarded a Statement of Result which can count towards the attainment of the Specialist Diploma in Energy Management and Sustainable Design.


Course Schedule / Apply

Intake Info Application Period Course Duration

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

7pm - 10pm
Once a week 

Course Fees

Fee Type Item Total Fees (w GST)
SME-employed Singapore Citizens & Permanent Residents S$126.18
Singapore Citizens aged 40 & above S$121.98
Singapore Citizens aged below 40 S$186.18
Singapore Permanent Residents S$1,239.06
Others & Repeat Students S$1,239.06

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Course Contact

  • 67881212
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:30am - 6:00pm
    Friday: 8:30am - 5:30pm
    Closed during lunchtime, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
    and on weekends and public holidays.

  • https://www.tp.edu.sg/tsa
  • Temasek SkillsFuture Academy (TSA)
    Temasek Polytechnic
    East Wing, Block 1A, Level 3, Unit 4
    21 Tampines Ave 1
    Singapore 529757

  • Temasek Polytechnic reserves the right to alter the course, modify the scale of fee, amend any other information or cancel course with low enrolment.