Course detail

Smart buildings

FAST-NHA061Acad. year: 2023/2024

Understanding the principles of functioning and design of smart buildings.
Understanding the interaction between the basic elements, ie, the building, the facility, the operation and the interrelationships between them.
Integration and automation of processes in buildings.
The principles of interconnection and control of all the electronics in the building.
Description of components of smart buildings.

Language of instruction


Number of ECTS credits


Mode of study

Not applicable.


Institute of Building Services (TZB)

Entry knowledge

fundamentals of wiring, fundamentals of light-current distribution systems, basics of measurement and regulation systems

Rules for evaluation and completion of the course

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.


Not applicable.

Study aids

Not applicable.

Prerequisites and corequisites

Not applicable.

Basic literature

Not applicable.

Recommended reading

Not applicable.


Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme RRTES_P Master's

    specialization RRTS , 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory-optional

  • Programme NPC-EVB Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction, general principles and definitions of smart buildings 2. Smart building concept 3. Technologies used in smart buildings 4. Theoretical foundations of common and systemic electrical wiring in buildings 5. Smart systems components - optimizing energy consumption 6. Smart systems components - input and access control, closed television and security systems 7. Smart systems components - fire protection systems, emergency technology control, back-up supplies 8. Smart systems components -lighting control 9. Telecommunication systems and IT infrastructure 10. Interface in the system of electrical installation of buildings 11. Communication in the system of electrical installation of buildings 12. Communication channels in the system of electrical installation of buildings 13. Visualization of functions control, system operation, examples from practice


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer


1. Introduction, rules, requirements. Work plan. Literature. 2-5. The concept of smart building systems 6-11. Design of individual systems 12. Coordination with other professions. Completion. 13. Credit