TAD 115 Construction Technology

A study of the act and art of making buildings. Students will review the many different construction materials and technologies that influence and affect the process of making a building. Specific content will focus on site design, foundations, framing, plumbing, building envelope and finishes, mechanical systems, insulation and alternative construction systems in residential building. Topics may include cost estimating, energy assessment and renovation, renewable energy systems, passive design, codes and zoning, multifamily housing, urban design, LEED and other building certification systems.


1 Course Credit