2017-2018 College Catalog 
    
    Jun 18, 2018  
2017-2018 College Catalog

ARCH 231 LEED AND SUSTAINABLE ARCHITECTURE


3 Units 3 hours lecture
Examines the emerging movement for sustainable practices in architecture and construction. The model of the US Green Building Council for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) defines this course. Certification of buildings is examined including: Sustainable Sites, Water Efficiency, Energy and Atmosphere, Materials and Resources, Indoor Environmental Quality, and Innovation in Design. For residential construction Locations and Linkages, as well as Awareness and Education are discussed. Regional Priorities focus on water and air resources for Southern California. The LEED professional accreditations: LEED Green Associate and the 5 LEED A.P. designations are also investigated. Identify approaches to sustainable architecture.
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