ACT-175: Environmental Building Systems

Catalog Info

Effective Term
Fall 2015
WebAdvisor Title
Environmental Bldg Systems
Credit Hours
4.00
Contact Hours
5.00
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.

Pre-requisites
ACT-101 and ACT-116
Course Satisfies MACRAO Requirements
No

Credit for Prior College-Level Learning

Options for Credit for Prior College-Level Learning
Other
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.