Course Description

CSTN 283  Green Bldg Concept & Design Ii   3 cr.  
Prereq., CSTN 282. Spring semester. A course fee of $50.00 is required. This course builds on concepts learned in CSTN 282 Green Building Concepts and Design I. Students learn how to weatherize existing buildings and green remodeling and preservation techniques, design and build outdoor living spaces, and green landscaping practices. They learn how to document building for green rating for both NAHB Standards and LEED. They will conduct blower door tests and learn to test for and mitigate radon gas. Students will also refine the energy efficient residential plan they produced in Green Building Concepts and Design I.