Building (BLD)

BLD 115 - Building Codes

Course Description

Effective: 2016-08-01

Examines the building codes and standards applicable to building construction and inspection processes. Covers how to search, interpret and implement the Virginia Uniform State Wide Building Code.
Lecture 3 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course provides an introduction to building codes.

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BLD 122 - Green Building Practices

Course Description

Effective: 2017-01-01

Introduces techniques that reduce the environmental impact of building construction and operation. Uses the analysis of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system.
Lecture 1 hour. Total 1 hour per week.
1 credits

General Course Purpose

Green building practices is to instruct the student to reduce his/her carbon footprint either at home or on the construction field. By using the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating systems, students will be able to analyze environment impacts in the construction field.

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