Course detail

Building Services II

FAST-BT01Acad. year: 2019/2020

Hygrothermal indoor climate. Heating systems and their contribution to the creation of the internal environment. Determination of the thermal output. Design and dimensioning of parts of the system. Central preparation of hot domestic water. Fuel and energy for heating buildings. Heat sources in buildings. Principles of design of boiler rooms, engine rooms and transmission stations.
Gas installation pipework and gas appliances for buildings.


Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student get base of heating systems in building. After graduation studnet will be able to do standard designs of heating systems having in mind layout and construction of buildings. Student will be able to use this knowledge for complex design of buildings.


Heat technical assessment of building structures. Basics of thermomechanics.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Cihlář J., Gebauer G., Počinková M.: Vytápění – cvičení, ateliérová tvorba. CERM s.r.o., Brno,, 1998. ISBN 80-214-1142-2. (CS)
Bašta J., Brož K., Cikhart J., Štorkan M., Valenta V.: Topenářská příručka. GAS s.r.o. Praha, 2001. 8086176835, 978808617683. (CS)
BRUMBAUGH, James E.: Audel HVAC Fundamentals: Volume 1: Heating Systems, Furnaces and Boilers. Audel, 2004. ISBN 978-0764542060. (EN)
Počinková M., Treuová L.: Vytápění. Brno: Computer Press, 2011. ISBN 978-80-251-3329-3. (CS)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

Hygrothermal indoor climate and conditions for thermal comfort. Heat transportation theory. Hygrothermal properties of building constructions.
Method for calculation of the design heat load.
Heating systems and their parts. Divisions and principals of technical solution of heating systems.
Heating surfaces. Convective radiators. Floor heating und wall heating.
Basic kinds of fuels and energy. Energy sources. Solid fuel boiler rooms.
Gas boiler rooms. Chimneys and smoke - flues.
Central preparation of hot domestic water. Elements in boiler rooms and engine rooms.
Safety devices for heating systems.
Hydraulics and sizing of central heating systems, regulation fittings and circulation pumps.
Centralized distribution of heat, house station.
Direct electric heating and accumulation heating.
Heating systems method regulation in buildings.
Gas installation pipework and appliances for buildings.


Basics of heating. Building thermo microclimate creation. Heat transfer by heating systems.

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

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer