CMGT 160   Green Building Fundamentals* (3 Hours)

Prerequisites or corequisites: CET 129 or CMGT 129.

This course introduces the student to sustainable design and green building practices used in the construction industry. The goal of the course is to improve the energy and environmental performance of buildings through a better understanding of practices used by industry professionals, as well as, to provide students preparing for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Professional Accreditation Exam. Course content will focus on sustainable practices as prescribed in the LEED Green Building Rating System. As part of the class, students will take a project through the LEED development and accreditation process.