This course introduces Green Building Construction concepts and practices. Topics include green building definition, guidelines, regulations and standards. Evaluation of cost/benefit of green construction methods and green construction rating systems. Relevant case studies will be reviewed. Two site visits will be included.
No class May 21st STAT Holiday course runs 11 wks slightly longer hours. Please note DATES AND TIMES. - No extentions will be given. There are 2 site visits during this course, hard hats and steel toed boots are required. Schedule may be adjusted to accommodate site visit. Students must be available to attend to July 8th - NO VACATION REQUESTS will be considered.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Describe green building concepts and approaches.
List benefits of sustainable construction.
Understand the site practices required for sustainable construction.
Understand materials and resources selection and management for green construction.
Know relevant codes and regulations for green building.
Identify core issues in sustainable construction.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2013
BLDT 1081 is offered as a part of the following programs:
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