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Building Services (10147.2)

Level: Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 2 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 2 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 3 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: School of Design and the Built Environment


  • UC - Canberra, Bruce
    Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery
    2021 Semester 2 DR   Larry   HU (Ph: ) ON-CAMPUS

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This unit focuses on the provision of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) services to a building. It covers: air conditioning (heating, cooling, ventilating); electrical and alternate power; data services; gas supply; fire protection; vertical and horizontal transportation, water and alternate water supply, sustainable services, and building management systems.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Demonstrate an understanding of the need for different types of MEP systems and which type of systems are appropriate in certain building situations;

2. Recognise the implications of building design for MEP service provision including appreciation of the design and construction for high efficiency and sustainable building services;

3. Illustrate services installation including fire safety and WHS; and

4. Manage the hand-over and commissioning processes for services.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

3 hours per week consisting of 2 hour lecture and 1 hour computer laboratory.


7823 Building and Construction Studies 2



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