Course Information

Course Number: CMCE 2319

Course Title: Building Service Systems

Course Description: This course provides the student with a basic knowledge of Plumbing, Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning and Electrical Systems used in residential and commercial-industrial buildings.  Modern methods and current equipment are emphasized.

Credits / Hours: 2 class hours, 2 Credits

Section Number:

Pre/Co-requisites: CMCE 1224

Class Meetings

Online Space(s):

  • ZOOM
  • Invitation to be sent via University email prior to each class meeting.

In-person Location:

  • class shall be Hybrid, some in person, some online

Faculty Information

Professor(s) Name:

  • Professor Robert Bryce

Online Office Hours/Information:

  • Fridays 10 am to 12 noon. Invitations to be sent via University email prior to commencement of office hours.

Additional contact hours:

  • Additional private zoom meetings are available by request (text 516-606-7500)

Contact Information

  • Email:
  • Phone: 516-606-7500

Learning Outcomes

  1. An ability to design systems, components, or processes for broadly defined engineeringtechnology problems appropriate to program educational objectives:
  2. An ability to apply writer, oral, and graphical communication in both technical and non-technical environments; and an ability to identify and use appropriate technical literature
  3. Perform standard analysis and design in at least one sub-discipline related to construction engineering.

Teaching/Learning Methods

  • Class lectures via Zoom. Classes shall be recorded. Links to the class recordings shall be emailed to each student. Only those with the link will be able to access the recordings. The class recordings WILL NOT be made public.

Technology Requirements

  • Internet access and a computer


Schedule page.

Grading Policy

Grade scale:

A         93-100

A-        90-92

B+       87-89.9

B         83-86.9

B-        80-82.9

C+       77-79.9

C         70-76.9

D         60-69.9

Final Project                       45% Complete final Project

Quizzes (2)                          20%

Midterm Exam                  15%

Final Exam                          15%

Letter of Summary          05%

Class Etiquette & Netiquette

Students are not required to share their video. The class shall be recorded via Zoom and posted to YouTube. Only those with the link to the class video will have access to the class recording. The class videos will not be open to the public. Any student who wishes not to be recorded shall use the Chat feature to participate and the professor will address the chat comment during the recording.


Attendance shall be self reporting via Blackboard/Groups/(date folder)/Group Discussion Board

Academic Integrity Policy

Students and all others who work with information, ideas, texts, images, music, inventions and other intellectual property owe their audience and sources accuracy and honesty in using, crediting and citation of sources. As a community of intellectual and professional workers, the college recognizes its responsibility for providing instruction in information literacy and academic integrity, offering models of good practice, and responding vigilantly and appropriately to infractions of academic integrity. Accordingly, academic dishonesty is prohibited in The City University of New York and is punishable by penalties, including failing grades, suspension and expulsion. More information about the College’s policy on Academic Integrity may be found in the College Catalog

Course Resources

  • There are no Required textbooks. All class lectures shall be recorded.
  • The slides used in the lecture are based upon Dr. Wendell C. Edwards: “Building Systems” published by Linus Publishing Inc.
  • Links to resources are found for free at:
  • YouTube
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