CAE 660. Sustainable Construction. 3 Credit Hours.

Drivers and foundations of sustainable construction. Principles of sustainable construction: integrated planning and design, life-cycle view of projects, resource selection and optimization, protection of the natural environment, toxics and pollutants elimination, durability and quality. Green building assessment initiatives, green building policies, and code impacts. Evaluation of the environmental impacts of construction operations. Innovative design and construction practices. Economic viability. Subtropical and coastal issue and opportunities. Case studies.
Pre or Corequisite: CAE 403. Or CAE 404.
Components: LEC.
Grading: GRD.
Typically Offered: Offered by Announcement Only.