Credit Hours: 3.00. A study of sustainable construction meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs. This includes evaluating the consumption of resources and environmental depletion and degradation; examining subsidiary issues of materials, energy, water, land use, and the integration of the natural and built environments, including an overview of emerging delivery systems for high performance green buildings. The U.S. Green Building Council Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) criteria are discussed in detail. Typically offered Fall Spring Summer.
This course is offered by the School of Construction Management Technology