Undergraduate Academic Catalog 2012-2013
ARCH 3313 Environmental Technology II: Human Comfort, Sustainability and HVAC Systems:
Prerequisite: ARCH 2311
This course offers lecture and practicum. It focuses on the connection between basic human comfort and sustainable design mechanisms: Building Orientation, sustainable mechanisms relative to envelope materials shaping building form,. Energy conservation and energy code compliance is examined. Selection and configuration of major mechanical systems is examined in the contexts of building typology, sustainability, spatial configuration, and life cycle cost.