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2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin
Appalachian State University
   
 
  Dec 13, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Graduate Bulletin

TEC 5618 - Sustainable Building Design and Construction (3)


When Offered: Fall, Spring
This course introduces students to the concepts and best practices related to sustainable building design and construction. Course topics include green building certification programs, sustainable building design software, high performance construction practices, resource efficient material selection, sustainable site planning, water efficiency, indoor air quality, and passive solar design. The course also explores a variety of unconventional building techniques and building materials such as straw bale, adobe, cob, and geodesics. Other topics discussed include sustainable community design, low impact development, composting, recycling, and grey water systems.
Prerequisite: TEC 1708 (Construction Technology and Building Codes) or permission of the instructor.
[Dual-listed with TEC 4618.]