Course Description

CSTN 282  Green Bldg Concept & Design I   4 cr.  
Offered fall semester of the 2nd year. This course takes a holistic approach to natural resource conservation and energy efficiency in the construction industry. From integrated design, building site selection and evaluation, through building design, material selection and efficiencies, passive heating and cooling, and construction techniques. Students design an energy efficient residence to be built by next years class.