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Fall 2016-2017
CEE 477 / ENE 477 (STN)   Graded A-F, P/D/F, Audit

Engineering Design for Sustainable Development

Stephen Song

Students will design several features of a LEED-certified building project. Features that will be considered include ground source heat pumps; ventilation; photovoltaics (PV); insulation; glazing; green materials; and storm water management systems, including a green roof, and rainwater harvesting. Ventilation will be designed considering the potential for vapor emissions from building materials. Energy software will be used to determine the carbon footprint and energy costs of alternative designs.

Sample reading list:
Greg Kats, Greening our Built world--Costs, Benefits, and strategies
Randolph & Masters, Energy for Sustainability

Reading/Writing assignments:
From text and selected articles from the literature: final class design report and several smaller class assignments. The student is expected to read 20 page per week.

Design Project - 60%
Class/Precept Participation - 30%
Problem set(s) - 10%

Other Requirements:
Course is required for concentrators
Graduate Students and Seniors Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
CEE 207 or equivalent with instructor's permission. Open to Seniors and Graduate students only..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
20692 L01 11:00:00 am - 12:20:00 pm T Th   Friend Center   108   Enrolled:19 Limit:30