ARH 605 Graduate Design Technology 2: Environmental Controls

ARH 605 Graduate Design Technology 2: Environmental Controls

Faculty: Goetz Frank / Steve Gross / Holly Brink / Scott Brown / Stephen Cia / Mark Donahue / Robert Henderson / Wyatt Kennedy / Toby Lewis / Shane Myrbeck / Paul Switenki

Course Description

This course investigates the relationship between energy and the built environment. By developing an understanding of the inter-connectedness of climate, building shape, occupant comfort, thermal envelope, conditioning systems, lighting systems, acoustics, and whole building energy consumption, students learn to make educated design decisions.

Course Learning Outcome

As a result of successfully completing this course, students…

  • Will be able to:

    • Articulate the importance of related professional disciplines in the process of design.
    • Evaluate and select appropriate mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and acoustical for a building.
    • Relate systems into building design and construction.
    • Make an educated design decision based on their understanding of the inter-connectedness of climate, building shape, occupant comfort, thermal envelope, conditioning systems, lighting systems, acoustics, and whole building energy consumption.