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066-0422-00L  Building Systems

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersA. Schlüter, L. Baldini, V. Dorer, I. Hischier, M. Sulzer
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish


AbstractThe course gives an overview of concepts and design of building energy supply and ventilation systems, renewable technologies, thermal comfort, indoor air quality, and integrated systems both on building and on urban scale.
ObjectiveThe course has the following learning objectives:
- Knowledge of the fundamentals, principles and technologies for building heating and cooling, solar thermal systems, hybrid and mechanical ventilation, BIPV and Smart Energy Systems, Urban Energy Systems
- Knowledge of the integration and interdependencies of building systems and building structure, construction and aesthetics
- Ability to estimate relevant quantities and qualities for heating/ cooling of buildings and the related supply systems
- Ability to evaluate and choose an approach for sustainable heating/cooling, the system and its components
- Synthesis in own integrated design projects