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Sustainable Building Practices (CTSBP)

Certificate

Description

In this program, students will be introduced to the theory of building sustainability. Through review of the history of the green movement, students will develop an understanding of why it has become a critical part of our way of life. Following an overview of the impact of non-sustainable practices on the planet, students will be introduced to both clean energy practices and the Building Performance Institute's requirement for procedures used in building weatherization. Students will apply theory and skills to projects in the lab and off-site environments.

Admissions Requirements

Students must have an Academic Math Level of 3.

Contact Information

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Construction Institute Dept
Advisors
Cristy Lindemann, Dale Petty, Les Pullins

Requirements

Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
CON 180 Introduction to Green Building 3
CON 247 Sustainable Building Practices 4
ELE 106 Renewable Energy Technology 3
ENV 101 Environmental Science I 4
HVA 201 Energy Audits * 4
Total 18
Total Credits Required
18

Gainful Employment Disclosures

Footnotes

*Students in this program will be given prerequisite overrides for HVA 201.

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