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AEC 218 - Sustainable Building Systems


3 Credit Hour(s) • 45 Contact Hours (Lecture)
Prerequisite: AEC 102 , AEC 104 , AEC 107 , AEC 121  
Investigates the technologies and strategies related to sustainable (green) materials and systems for buildings. Topics include: energy and environmental consciousness/regulations; the high-performance building envelope; alternative construction techniques (adobe, cob, rammed earth, straw bale); microclimate/site factors; sustainable/green materials; and passive solar; active thermal solar, photovoltaic energy, wind energy conversion, on site water use/reuse and waste disposal systems.



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