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CARP 180 - Energy Efficient Construction

Credit Hours: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Laboratory Hours: 0

Prerequisite(s): None

Restriction(s): None

Corequisite(s): None

Students develop knowledge of the materials used to insulate a residential structure, understanding of the Model Energy Code and how it affects homebuilders, the effect of energy-efficient construction practices on indoor air quality, and the theory of how a building loses heat and how this loss is calculated.

Student Learning Outcomes of the Course:
  1. The Students will be able to identify residential insulation and installation best practices.
  2. The Students will be able to identify moisture problems associated with residential construction and how to remedy such problems.
  3. The student will be able to analyze and apply to a residential structure, the NYS Energy Code.
  4. Student will develop a comprehensive knowledge of heat flow and heat loss.
  5. Students will be able to identify how air effects residential structures and how to check for air leakage.