NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog 
    Sep 24, 2023  
NWCCD 2018-19 Catalog [This is an Archived 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

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

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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