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   AEC 2300 - Sustainable Building Systems

3.0 Credits
Prerequisites: Next Generation Accuplacer Writing scores 246-300; or equivalent ACT score 18 or SAT score 470; or passed any CCR course, ENG 0092 , or 1000-level ENG course with a grade of C- or higher. The college may also use previous academic history, including high school information, for placement; and prior completion of MAT 1140 .
Investigates the technologies and strategies related to sustainable (green) materials and systems for buildings. Topics include: energy and environmental consciousness/regulations; the high performance building envelope; alternative constructions techniques (adobe, cob, rammed earth, straw bale); micro-climate/site factors; sustainable/green materials; and passive solar; active thermal solar, photovoltaic energy, wind energy conversion, on-site water use/reuse and waste disposal systems.
Prev. Course Codes: AEC-218
LEC 45 Contact hours



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