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PRGR637 Green Building Basics and Building Rating Practices

[2 cr.]

Assessment of building design and construction operations: Project rating systems (LEED, BREEAM, GSAS, etc.). Embodied energy, carbon content, and emission of CO2, SO2 and NOx of building materials, elements, and construction process. Water conservation, water management systems, water efficient landscaping, green roofing, rainwater harvesting, sanitary fixtures and plumbing systems, wastewater treatment and reuse, and process water strategies.