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GRBE 110: INTRODUCTION TO GREEN BUILDING NEEDS

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite:

In this course the student will look at how to develop a green building team, who should make up the team, who should be the lead, and how each one affects the total building and its environment.

GRBE 120: BUILDING ENERGY ANALYSIS

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: REACT 111 or concurrent enrollment

This course is designed to cover the introduction of the different types of energy audits and how to conduct an energy audit and water audit of residential and light commercial buildings.

GRBE 130: CENTRAL HEATING AND COOLING PLANT

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: GRBE 120

In this course the student will develop a strong understanding of what a central system is and the advantages over spot heating and cooling. Course content will also cover the old style systems through to the greenest types of heating and cooling systems.

GRBE 140: INDOOR AIR QUALITY AND GREEN BUILDINGS

4 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite:

This course will deal with the impacts of indoor air quality on green building and energy effects.

GRBE 150: GREEN BUILDING ENVIRONMENTAL PROJECTS

3 hrs. (OC)

Prerequisite: GRBE 110, GRBE 120, GRBE 130, GRBE 140, GRBCR 150, ARCTK 119, ARCTK 228, REACT 110, REACT 111, all with a grade of "C" or better

In this course the student will apply all of the knowledge and skills learned in other "green building" courses. The student will be doing community service work and helping others to learn about new ways of improving life and reducing operation costs along the way.