SUSTAINABILITY AND THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT

CTC* 205

This course introduces the history, science and standards related to the application of
sustainable practices in commercial building design, construction and operation. It will
cover emerging standards for site selection and preparation, integrating concepts of
energy efficiency, water conservation, and material management. It also examines the
impact of these concepts on the productivity, health and well being of construction
workers and building occupants as well as the economic and environmental
benefits. Students will be introduced to sustainability credential related to the Green
building industry and prepare them to take the Green Building Professional (GPRO
Fundamentals), as well as an overview of LEED Green Professional. Prerequisite: none.