Course detail

Building Environment I

FA-PR1Acad. year: 2019/2020

Acquaintance with the fundamental principles of thermal engineering applicable at the level of potential architectural design of a building, with respect to power engineering optimisation and indoor comfort.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability to optimise the layout and material solution of a bulding and to satisfy architectural and user requirements.Consideration of recent trends in designing buildings with low power consumption.


Basic knowledge of material enginering and principles of structural solutions of elements and buildings, from the point of view of building construction.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ČSN 730540-1,2,3,4 (CS)
ČSN 730540-2/2007 Tepelná ochrana budov.Požadavky (CS)
Chmúrny Ivan:Tepelná ochrana budov,nakladatelství Jaga group Bratislava 2003 (CS)
Vaverka a kol."Stavební tepelná technka a energetika budov"VUTIUM 2006 (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching methods depend on the type of course unit as specified in the article 7 of BUT Rules for Studies and Examinations.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Required attendance at tutorials, submission of all prescribed seminar assignments, and successfulgoing through the final test.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1.fission discipline SF 1 according to single articles,their relationship .Heat engineering ,basic border conditions,physical properties materials.
2.Thermal transmittance,thermal state interior,directive requirements in inland and abroad and their compatibility, tepelně technical criteria according to CSN 730540/2007.
3.Course temperature in construction,heat passage coefficient,moisture regime,annual balance sheet.
4.Steady thermal state,heat bridges,their application and analysis for instance.
5.Unstable thermal state,thermal stability in winter and summer period, basic computational entrances for power evaluation buildings.
6.Power evaluation building,modelling solving proposal object in light of power heftiness with structure on interictal fair weather.Instances solving little busy constructions(winter stadiums,hothouse,reservoirs,alpine objects and next).


Design and analysis of a structural element, layout and material solution of a building providing interior comfort and mimimum power consumption.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Attendance at tutorials and submission of prescribed seminar assignments (individual assignemnts related to studio design) are monitored, substitutive terms for both tutorials and lectures are fixed by arrangement with the students.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme ARCHURB Bachelor's

    branch ARCH , 3. year of study, winter semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



12 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


14 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer