NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
  
    Aug 22, 2018  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog
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CNTK 1750 - Sustainable Building Design


This course provides students with an understanding of energy efficiency and sustainability as if pertains to building design.  Emphasis will be place on materials and material usage, energy systems, and location selection to provide the minimal impacts on the environment.

Credits: 3

Instructional Method Lecture

Prerequisites:
Successful completion of, or concurrent enrollment in, CNTK 1560 Construction Safety and Use of Tools, or instructor consent

Co-requisites:
Enrollment in construction technology course sequence

Minimum Student Competencies
CNTK 1750 Sustainable Building Design, the student will:

  1. Describe proper site selection
  2. Create site plan
  3. Identify alternative framing techniques
  4. Identify alternative building products
  5. Identify alternative energy sources
  6. Demonstrate efficient building design
  7. Compute personal carbon footprint
  8. Describe the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating process.
  9. Create a plan for an active solar system


Program Outcomes
Construction Technology

PO#2 Apply communications skills in an industry setting



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