CONS 165

Building Analyst/Envelope (CONS 165)

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Building Analyst/Envelope

Credits Contact Hours
4.0 5.0

Course Description

Prerequisite: None. This course provides instruction in the analytical review of energy use and conservation in residential construction. Topics will be covered from a building science perspective, and include thermodynamics, heat transfer, heating systems, moisture, and humidity impact. Also covered are ventilation for air flow and health, thermal and pressure envelopes, R-Values and U-Values, building calculations, safety and health, and energy conservation. Students will learn to optimize the installation, operation, maintenance, and performance of building envelope systems. It also addresses their interaction with other building systems, and covers problems related to the building envelope such as moisture, ice dams, mildew and drafts. [Semesters Offered: Fall]

The information shown below is a guide to provide a general idea of course availability and is not meant to be used to plan your full schedule. Information may vary slightly from what is listed. For full course details please use the more robust course search in SMC Wired or consult an academic advisor.

Day Time Campus Method Building
09/08/2020 - 12/18/2020 10:20 AM - 11:35 AM Dowagiac Regular A C Kairis Complex-523