Dec 11, 2018  
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Arapahoe Community College Catalog

AEC 218 - Sustainable Building Systems


3 Credits

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.

Prerequisite(s): CCR 092  (or higher) or equivalent and MAT 050  or equivalent.