DEA 2040

DEA 2040

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2017-2018.

A "high performance building" is one that integrates and optimizes all major building performance attributes, including occupant safety and comfort, energy efficiency, environmental impact, aesthetics, life-cycle performance, and cost-effectiveness.  This course introduces all major building systems, and a wide array of design strategies and system approaches for creating, high performance buildings that both satisfy user needs and support sustainability and resilience.

When Offered Spring.

Course Attribute (CU-SBY)

  • Develop a comprehensive and integral understanding of building systems, their key elements and mechanisms of function, and corresponding design, and operation strategies.
  • Understand the implications of a variety of design and system decisions for the performance of buildings; and analyze the pros and cons of different design strategies and building systems solutions.
  • Conduct building performance evaluation and diagnosis, and make planning, design, operation, and renovation recommendations.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 12649 DEA 2040   LEC 001