229-0220/02 – Building Environment (PSt)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Building Environment and Building ServicesCredits4
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Skotnicová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Skotnicová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2008/2009Year of cancellation2008/2009
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
SKO80 doc. Ing. Iveta Skotnicová, Ph.D.
Extent of instruction for forms of study
Form of studyWay of compl.Extent
Full-time Credit and Examination 2+2

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

Students will acquire basic knowledge of building acoustics and daylighting of buildings and sunshine. After completing the course the student is able to solve basic acoustic task, in particular the assessment of acoustic properties of building structures. It can calculate and assess daylight and sunshine buildings.

Teaching methods



Part Acoustics deals with - the sound spread in the environment, spatial acoustics, buildings - air and impact sound insulation. Part daylighting deals with - natural light in buildings, the basic requirements for daylighting, daylight factor calculations, sunshine in residential buildings.

Compulsory literature:

CHADERTON, D. Building Services Engineering. Son Přes New York, 2004. ISBN: 0-203-56343-3 CEN EN 12354-1 Building Acoustics - Estimation of Acoustic Performance of Buildings from the Performance of Elements - Part 1: Airborne Sound Insulation between Rooms BS EN 12354-2:2000 Building acoustics. Estimation of acoustic performance in buildings from the performance of elements. Impact sound insulation between room CEN EN 12665 Light and Lighting - Basic Terms and Criteria for Specifying Lighting Requirements BSI BS EN 12464-1 Light and lighting — Lighting of work places — Part 1: Indoor work places

Recommended literature:

Recommended literature: Ficker T. Handbook of Building Thermal technology, Acoustics and Daylighting. CERM Brno 2004. ISBN 80-214-2670-5

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester


Other requirements


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2008/2009 Summer semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Exercises evaluation and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Exercises evaluation Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  0
Mandatory attendence parzicipation:

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Occurrence in study plans

Academic yearProgrammeField of studySpec.ZaměřeníFormStudy language Tut. centreYearWSType of duty
2008/2009 (N3502) Architecture and Construction (3501T011) Architecture and Construction P Czech Ostrava 1 Compulsory study plan

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