Academic Catalog 2022–2023

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PRGR602 Green Technologies System Approach to Sustainability and Management

[3 cr.]

The course covers topics related to green technologies applications and system approach to sustainability and management. The first part of the course is related to green tech application including renewable energy sources vs. conventional; solar systems: solar thermal, photovoltaic, solar concentrators, wind; biofuels and biotechnologies; water production and quality; wind; hydrogen cells; low energy architecture and energy efficient buildings; and recycling and reuse of materials, elements and components. The second part of the course covers system approach to sustainability and management including environmental management systems and auditing; environmental impact assessment; sustainability management; sustainable operations; and project and portfolio management.