Course detail

Building Services (M)

FAST-BT004Acad. year: 2019/2020

Introduction to the subject, principles of sanitary equipment design. Drainage systems inside buildings. Water sources and water supply systems for buildings. Preparation of domestic hot water. Gas installation for buildings. Problems of thermal comfort in building. Types of water heating systems. Heat losses of buildings. Type of radiators. Source of heat and their space arrangement. Boiler rooms. Ventilation and air conditioning for buildings.


Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Student gets overview of plumbing systems and heating systems for buildings.


Basic knowledge about constructional systems of buildings, fundamentals of hydromechanics, fundamentals of heat transfer.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

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

Introduction to the subject Building Services.
Principles of sanitary equipment design.
Sorts of waste waters and designing of drainage systems inside buildings.
Rainwater management. Water supply systems and their designing
Domestic hot water supply systems
Gas installation for buildings
Problems of designing of thermal comfort in building through heating and air conditioning systems
Heat losses calculation
Overview of heating system, choice and design
Heat losses of building and heat balance
Determination of type and size of radiators
Heat sources and their dispositional arrangement
Renewable energy of HVAC systems


Building services systems. Indoor climate creation. Types of systems. Design, service, energy and economy factors of indoor climate creation by building services 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.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme B-P-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-K-C-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

  • Programme B-P-E-SI (N) Bachelor's

    branch M , 4. year of study, summer semester, 2 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer