Course detail

Operation and Maintenance of Building Services

FAST-7T3Acad. year: 2020/2021

Eficiency and low energy operation of building services systems. rules for maintenance of BS components. Energy management. Energy and economy calculations connected with economical operation and maintenance of BS. Manuals for operation and regulations. Evaluation of building services.


Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.


Knowledge of design principles of BS systems. Basic economy calculations of efficiency of investment costs.


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

1. Aim, introduction, basic definition
2. Operation of BS systems, costs of operation and maintenance
3. Operation and maintenance - plumbing and water supply
4. Operation and maintenance - gas distribution system
5. Operation and maintenance - heating systems
6. Operation and maintenance - heating systems (laboratory, excursion)
7. Operation and maintenance - VAC systems and cooling
8. Operation and maintenance - VAC systems and cooling (laboratory, excursion)
9. Operation and maintenance - lighting systems
10. Operation and maintenance - monitoring system of faculty
11. Energy management
12. Manual for operation and maintenance
13. Presentation of report, discusion


Design building services systems for efficient operatiom and maintenance. Operation with low energy consumption. Economy calculation for maintenance.

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


13 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer