F&ES 895a / 2017-2018

Green Building Intensive: How Buildings Work (Dates TBD)

Credits: 1
Fall 2017: F, 8:30-11:50, Kroon 321

This course is designed to introduce students, through hands-on experience and site visits, to how buildings work: their design, their materials selections, their construction, and their operation. Content includes: (1) history of building design and construction; (2) professions and skills involved in the design and construction of buildings; (3) components and functions of buildings; (4) the science behind building performance; and (5) green certification programs. This course is a standalone half-term lab/practical course that is designed to also be a companion course with F&ES 894a. F&ES 895a can be taken prior to, with, or after F&ES 894a. Enrollment limited to twelve.
Limited to 12