Course detail

Energy Evaluation of Buildings

FAST-5T1Acad. year: 2020/2021

Statutory requirements on energy consumption
Energy consumption in buildings - building structures, heating, ventilation and air conditioning, heat water, fans and pumps, lighting, cooling, technological processes and other.
Performance characteristics of building, building type, low-energy buildings, climatic conditions, passive energy systems, hygienic requirements.
Indoor environment quality.
Energy intensiveness ratio, specific energy consumption.
Energy, "Keynumbers".
Optimisation of energy consumption, basic economic assessment


Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


building structures, building services, heating


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

M. Jokl: Energetika envirosystémů budov. ČVUT Praha 1998
M. Meckler: Retrofit Buildings for Energy Conservation. Faimont Press, Lilburn 1995
T. Dahlsveen, D. Petráš, J. Hirš: Energetický audit budov. Jaga, Bratislava 2003
Vaverka J., Hirš J., Skotnicová I. a kol.: Stavební tepelná technika a energetika budov. VUTIUM 2006

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

1. Introduction: history, philosophy, goals, bibliographical references, ENCON process (ENergy CONservation), Keynumbers method.
2. Energy conservation measures: building envelope, heating, indoor climate
3. Energy conservation measures: ventilation and airconditioning, heat water
4. Energy conservation measures: fans and pumps
5. Energy conservation measures: lighting, cooling
6. Project Energy assessment of building: introduction, analysis
7. Project Energy assessment of building: building inspection, input data preparation
8. Project Energy assessment of building: simulation of energy consumption, energetic calculations, discussion, check-out
9. Project Energy assessment of building: technical and economical calculations (theory), cost of energy, methods of payback calculation
10. Project Energy assessment of building: economical calculations, discussion, check-out
11. Project Energy assessment of building: Energy audit - final report elaborate
12. Energy management: measuring, analyse, E-T curve, operating and management, final test
13. Credit: final test evaluation, Project presentation


Energy evaluation of buildings
ENCON process and Keynumbers method of analyse of energy conservation measures
Evaluation of economic effectiveness of the measures

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



13 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer