229-0225/01 – Energy Performance of Buildings (ENB)

Gurantor departmentDepartment of Building Environment and Building ServicesCredits5
Subject guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Skotnicová, Ph.D.Subject version guarantordoc. Ing. Iveta Skotnicová, Ph.D.
Study levelundergraduate or graduateRequirementCompulsory
Study languageCzech
Year of introduction2019/2020Year of cancellation
Intended for the facultiesFASTIntended for study typesFollow-up Master
Instruction secured by
LoginNameTuitorTeacher giving lectures
PAN083 Ing. Vladan Panovec, Ph.D.
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
Part-time Examination 16+0

Subject aims expressed by acquired skills and competences

The aim is to deepen the skills and knowledge of construction techniques and thermal power plant.

Teaching methods



The course deals with methods for energy evaluation of buildings, the legislative requirements. Energy evaluation for project activities and energy audits. Energy evaluation of the operation of heating and ventilation systems for the preparation and distribution of hot water, lighting systems, pumps and fans, cooling systems, technological equipment and other energy products. Design energy-saving measures. Software applications for energy calculations.

Compulsory literature:

Roaf, S., Hancock, M. Energy Efficiency Building, Blackwell, Oxford 1992.

Recommended literature:

Applicable regulations and standards in the energy sector buildings.

Way of continuous check of knowledge in the course of semester

The form of the method of verification of study results will be solved by continuous control of the assigned programs and by granting credit.


E-learning for this subject is not processed.

Other requirements

Students prepare individually specified programs.


Subject has no prerequisities.


Subject has no co-requisities.

Subject syllabus:

1st Introduction - the energy performance of buildings legislation, the basic concepts 2nd Thermal assessment of building structures 3rd Heat transmission building envelope - the average heat transfer coefficient, a norm requiring the label covers the building, class building envelope heat transfer 4th Specific loss of transmittance - envelope, unheated space, side unheated spaces, entrances to the adjacent soil, ISO 13789, and scatter factor linear thermal bridge heat and thermal binding 5th Specific ventilation heat loss (12 831 and 13790), total heat loss, heat output according to IEC 12831 6th Terms and definitions, energy balance, the zone rules for the distribution zone, adiabatic limit, the heat flow between zones 7th Heat gains - Internal, External (13790, TNI), the calculation of heat loss and solar passive features of the building envelope (wall trombeho, winter garden, with opaque prky transparent insulation) 8th Examples: specific heat loss, the average coefficient of heat transmission, solar gains in winter garden, energy balance zaskelní 9th Calculation of the demand for heating - degree days (by STU Ptáková), documents, EN ISO 13790 (the example of Building Physics - Chap. 15), the effectiveness of resource efficiency distributions, the coefficients of the actual operating conditions 10th Calculation of heat to prepare TV (13790) 11th Calculation of heat loss in specific cases, examples of calculating the total heat loss of the envelope method and the room 12th Energy rating and certification (EN 15603), terms and definitions 13th Energy performance of buildings 14th Energy audits, energy performance certificate, professional advice for HS Syllabus Exercises: 1st Introduction - acquainted with the program LOSS 2007 for calculating heat loss and evaluation of thermal properties of the building. a) Calculation of heat loss in accordance with EN 12831st b) Heat transmission building envelope - the calculation of the average coefficient heat buildings and building assessment to ČSN 730540th Example. 2nd The envelope method - the effect of continuous and intermittent heating effect location of the building. 3rd The envelope method - effect of tightness of buildings, ventilation, heat recovery, .... 4th Penetration of heat the building envelope. Enter program number 1. 5th Comparison of the calculated variations. 6th The label of the building envelope. 7th Calculations of the room. Example. 8th Calculations of the room - the effects of variations. Comparison of the calculated variations. 9th Introduction to the POWER program in 2013 for calculation of heat (energy) for heating buildings. Example. 10th One-zone building. 11th Multi-zone building. 12th - 13 Calculations of the specified object and control programs. 14th Credit.

Conditions for subject completion

Full-time form (validity from: 2019/2020 Winter semester)
Task nameType of taskMax. number of points
(act. for subtasks)
Min. number of points
Credit and Examination Credit and Examination 100 (100) 51
        Credit Credit 35  18
        Examination Examination 65  16
Mandatory attendence parzicipation: At least 70% attendance at the exercises. Absence, up to a maximum of 30%, must be excused and the apology must be accepted by the teacher (the teacher decides to recognize the reason for the excuse). Continuous submission of tasks assigned at lectures on dates set by the teacher.

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