Sustainable Building Practices (CTSBP)

Certificate

This program is being discontinued. Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2023 semester.

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.

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2018-19 | 2019-20 | 2020-21

2020-2021 Academic Requirements

 

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.

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Heating, Ventilation, A/C Dept
Advisors
Cristy Lindemann
Dale Petty
Robert Carter
Julie N. (Niki) Lee
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Major/Area Requirements
Class   Title Minimum 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

 

Footnotes

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