302.715 Innovative Building Services
This course is in all assigned curricula part of the STEOP.
This course is in at least 1 assigned curriculum part of the STEOP.

2021S, VU, 2.0h, 2.0EC


  • Semester hours: 2.0
  • Credits: 2.0
  • Type: VU Lecture and Exercise
  • Format: Distance Learning

Learning outcomes

After successful completion of the course, students are able to...

  • Perform heat load calculations according to standard and thermal simulations of building parts and evaluate the results
  • discuss and compare different systems for the energy supply of buildings
  • outline the physical, legal and financial framework for building services systems
  • find and apply relevant standards and verification procedures
  • Conduct critical discussions with experts about building services

Subject of course

Contents of the course:

  • Meterological basics, thermal comfort
  • Distribution and delivery systems
  • Energy converters (solar thermal systems, geothermal plants, chillers, heat recovery)
  • System examples, innovative system configurations
  • Calculation method (hydronic adjustment, heating load calculation)
  • Control, automation, energy management
  • Verification method, life cycle analysis, energy contracting

In the practical part, a calculation/simulation exercise in group work will be carried out.

Teaching methods

  • Frontal lecture with PowerPoint
  • Group discussion
  • Structure laying technique
  • Calculation according to standards
  • Simulation with TRNSYS
  • Peer assessment
  • Expert interview

Mode of examination


Additional information

 The course will be conducted in German.




Course dates

Thu16:00 - 17:0011.03.2021 ZOOM (LIVE)Vorbesprechung
Thu17:00 - 19:0025.03.2021 - 20.05.2021 ZOOM (LIVE)Vorlesungsübung
Innovative Building Services - Single appointments
Thu11.03.202116:00 - 17:00 ZOOMVorbesprechung
Thu25.03.202117:00 - 19:00 ZOOMVorlesungsübung
Thu15.04.202117:00 - 19:00 ZOOMVorlesungsübung
Thu22.04.202117:00 - 19:00 ZOOMVorlesungsübung
Thu29.04.202117:00 - 19:00 ZOOMVorlesungsübung
Thu06.05.202117:00 - 19:00 ZOOMVorlesungsübung
Thu20.05.202117:00 - 19:00 ZOOMVorlesungsübung

Examination modalities

  • Assessment of cooperation
  • Evaluation of the simulatien results
  • Appraisal of the presentation
  • Peer assessment

Course registration

Begin End Deregistration end
04.02.2021 00:00 14.03.2021 00:00


Study CodeSemesterPrecon.Info
066 445 Mechanical Engineering STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase
066 482 Mechanical Engineering - Management STEOP
Course requires the completion of the introductory and orientation phase


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Previous knowledge