Mar 22, 2018  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ARH 263 Green Building Rating Systems

Credits: (3)
This course acquaints the student with rating systems that seek to define and measure sustainable, high performing “green” buildings. The course will focus on the U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED® Green Building Rating System portfolio of rating products and the major LEED® categories including sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy & atmosphere, materials & resources, indoor environmental quality, and innovative design. Students will learn about the integrated design approach and the LEED® process and credit intents, requirements, and strategies. Other significant rating systems will be discussed and comparisons made with the LEED® system. Prerequisite(s): ARH 140 /IND 140  or permission of department.