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Building Science

This course stresses the evaluation of the house or building, as a system. Studies will include the various factors which affect the energy inputs and losses to the system. A comprehensive analysis of all the components of the system is required to develop a plan for the enhanced use of energy while maintaining a healthy environment. This course studies all the aspects of a building as a system in order for the students to appreciate the relative significance of each component. The students will learn the concepts of embodied energy of building components.