May 26, 2024  
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog 
    
2016-17 Gaston College Catalog [THIS CATALOG IS OUT-OF-DATE. USE THE CURRENT CATALOG TO FIND CURRENT PROGRAMS.]

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SST 140 Green Bldg & Design Concepts (3 Credit Hours)


Class Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
Clinical/Work Experience Hours: 0
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
This course is designed to introduce the student to sustainable building design and construction principles and practices. Topics include sustainable building rating systems and certifications, energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, sustainable building materials and water use. Upon completion, students should be able to identify the principles and practices of sustainable building design and construction.

Competencies
Student Learning Outcomes
1.Demonstrate an understanding of the concepts of high performance green buildings and sustainability.
2.Identify current green building rating systems (i.e. LEED, NAHB).
3.Identify the energy efficiency methods that should be considered in a building design and/or construction project.
4.Select appropriate “green” materials for a building project.
5.Identify Indoor Environmental Quality factors to be considered in a construction project.
6.Identify water management strategies in a construction project.



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