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Spring 2015-2016
ARC 515   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

The Environmental Engineering of Buildings, Part II

Mahadev Raman

Design and analysis of a 100,000sf net-zero energy building using techniques and information from ARC 514 or similar. Selection, design and evaluation of mechanical and electrical systems including air conditioning, ventilation, lighting and renewable energy systems with an emphasis on design integration with architecture and structure. Selection of building envelope components and materials for optimum thermal performance. Sustainable design and energy conservation are stressed throughout.

Sample reading list:
Norbert Lechner, Heating, Cooling, Lighting, 3rd Edition
See instructor for complete list

Requirements/Grading:
Design Project - 100%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
Open to freshmen with prior approval. ARC 514 or equivalent is a pre-requisite..

Other information:
An informal seminar format with group assignments and a group project. No final exam.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
42784 S01 10:00 am - 12:50 pm T   Architecture Building   N107   Enrolled:13 Limit:20