ACT-175: Environmental Building Systems

Catalog Info

This course is INACTIVE
Title when registering
Environmental Bldg Systems
Credit Hours
Contact Hours Per Week
5 (for 15-week classes)
ACT-101 and ACT-116
Course Description

Introduces residential environmental building systems including mechanical, electrical, and plumbing (MEP). Emphasizes sustainable design. Topics include heating systems, heat-loss calculations, supply and return air systems, water supply and disposal systems, service panels, wiring, lighting, and switch requirements. Also covers preparation of typical mechanical, electrical, and plumbing drawings using the appropriate design data and building codes. Discusses materials, fixtures, and practical shop installation as they relate to each topic area.

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other Details
  1. Provide, in writing, a request to the department indicating the proposed rationale for requesting credit and describing the type of college-level learning upon which the request is based.
  2. Submit a portfolio of work and documentation to substantiate the request.
  3. Schedule an interview with the appropriate instructor(s) to discuss the request and portfolio.
Office Contact
School of Business, Entrepreneurship, and Professional Development: 313-845-9645,, Technology Bldg, Room: E-211
Requirements are subject to change. The information represented here is effective starting Summer 2024 and applies to the current catalog year. If you were admitted prior to this year, please check your requirements under the My Progress section of HFC Self Service.