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2021 - 2022 University Catalog 
    
2021 - 2022 University Catalog
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CNST 540 - Sustainable Construction


Cross-Listed with: CNST 465 
Prerequisites: Graduate standing or permission of instructor
Delivery: Delivery: Distance Delivery
This course develops an awareness of environmental problems created by construction projects. The course also examine 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
Fall, Spring



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