May 16, 2022  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
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CNST 465 - Sustainable Construction


Cross-Listed with: CNST 540 
Prerequisites: SUST 301  or SUST 401  or CNST 450 
This course develops an awareness of environmental problems created by construction projects. The course also examines the means and methods of addressing these problems in a “green” way. Sustainability must be addressed on a life-cycle basis from the origins of the building materials, through the construction process, ending with the eventual disposal of the project. Topics include: LEED history and application; life-cycle costing; energy measurement; sustainable site planning and; “green” technologies; sustainability as a value-engineering exercise; the methods and means of sustainable construction; “green” site logistics; educating the sustainable work force; sustainable construction and public relations.

3 credits
Spring



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