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Unit details

SRT358 - Building Environmental Services

Year2015 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:SRT355, SRT356 and SRT458
Unit chair:

Mark Luther

Prerequisite:

SRT257

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note:

*In Trimester 3 students are expected to work in teams and to physically visit an Australian building as part of their major assessment.  All learning materials are online. 

You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment. 

Content

This unit investigates the range of building services used primarily in commercial buildings, including HVAC (heating, ventilation and air conditioning), electrical, vertical transportation and fire services.  Topics cover the spatial and location requirements as well as the component and installation principles, control systems, commissioning and testing requirements, and performance expectations.  Alternative approaches with lower environmental impact and the roles and responsibilities of the various services consultants are also discussed.

Assessment

Seminar exercises 20%, group assignment (building services integration) 40%, examination 40%.  To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1096$1096$3588$3609

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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