Building Services 1


Building Services 1 introduces the student to the materials, methods and technologies involved in the provision of water services and LPHW space heating services to buildings. Basic electrical theory. safety and installation are also covered. Sustainability content includes Rainwater Harvesting and Solar Hot Water installations.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Demonstrate understanding of the basic theory of water, wastewater space heating and Electrical services

  2. Demonstrate understanding of the concepts fundamental to water, wastewater, space heating and electrical services.

  3. Design the water and wastewater services for small buildings

  4. Select the appropriate design solution for water and wastewater services

  5. Calculate the heating requirement for small buildings

  6. Demonstrate awareness of the relevant health and safety considerations

% Coursework 40%
% Final Exam 60%