Sustainable Building Practices (CTSBP)
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.
Students must have an Academic Math Level of 3.
- Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
- Construction Institute Dept
- Cristy Lindemann, Dale Petty
Requirements(Items marked in orange are available online.)
|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 Credits Required
*Students in this program will be given prerequisite overrides for HVA 201.
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