Course Details

Building Services 1

Academic Year 2024/25

BTA001 course is part of 4 study plans

BPC-SI / S Winter Semester 3rd year

BPC-MI Winter Semester 3rd year

BKC-SI Winter Semester 3rd year

BPA-SI Winter Semester 3rd year

Course Guarantor


Language of instruction

Czech, English


5 credits



Forms and criteria of assessment

course-unit credit and examination

Offered to foreign students

To offer to students of all faculties

Course on BUT site


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, elective


1. Introduction to building services and sanitation installation, criteria for the design of sanitary facilities, facilities for concentrating the installation. 2. Assemblies of fixtures, mounting elements for pre-wall installations, traps, taps and mixers, flushing devices. 3. Basic principles of disposal of waste water from buildings, hydraulics and design of drainage systems, materials for drainage. 4. Branch discharge pipes, discharge stacks and ventilating pipes. 5. Drains, connection drains, cesspools. 6. Control runoff of rainwater, rainwater soakaways, protection against flood water, waste water lifting, pretreatment of wastewater. 7. Basic principles of building water supply, water demand, materials for water installation. 8. The location of water supply pipes, generation of domestic hot water. 9. Water connections, hydraulics and sizing of water installation. 10. Boosting, pressure reduction, water supply from own resources, protection against pollution of potable water, pipe insulation, fire water supply. 11. Types of heating gas, the categories and placement of gas appliances. 12. The basic principles of building gas supply, gas service lines, gas installation pipeworks. 13. Electrical installations in buildings, electrical connections, conductors.


13 weeks, 2 hours/week, compulsory


1. Entering, situation, treatment dispositions sanitary facilities. 2. Draft of fixtures. 3. Pipes and accessories of drainage - laboratory of building services, drawings of building services. 4. Sizing pipe drainage systems. 5. Floor plans, developed cuts of branch discharge pipes and discharge stacks. 6. Floor plan of foundations and drainage connection, developed cuts of drains including pipe connections. 7. Pipes and accessories of water installation – laboratory of building services, calculation of water demand. 8. Floor plans (water installation) and water connections, isometric scheme of water installation. 9. Longitudinal profile of water connection, pipe sizing of water installation 10. Proposal water heater. 11. Design and installation of gas appliances, floor plans (gas installation) and gas service line, isometric scheme of gas installation. 12. Longitudinal profile gas service line, gas installation sizing. 13. Submission project, credit.