This course evaluates all building systems and services with regard to their influence on design. Of particular interest are: response to climatic factors and internal functions, integration of building fabric and environmental controls, choice of materials and construction processes, systems operation and energy consumption, energy conservation and management, and first costs versus life-cycle costs. Case studies of various building types and systems analyses are presented.
Note: This course is pre-approved as a MUD Directed Elective in the Ecology, Landscape, and Sustainability category.
Wed 8:30-11:30am 2204 A&AB