Schack Institute of Real Estate
Construction Methods & Technology
This course provides an understanding of construction methods, building systems, material and equipment selection. It provides the Construction Manager and Developer with the knowledge required to effectively understand the various components of a building. This will include: the mechanical, electrical, plumbing and sprinkler systems; the exterior and roofs of buildings; the structural make-up of a project (concrete, steel, wood and stone); types of foundations that could be used for a project; materials for interior construction work. Some discussion will be held in regard to cost differences of materials and systems used and the efficiency of potential systems being considered.