Schack Institute of Real Estate
Green Building & Sustainable Development
Focusing on sustainability for building development and construction process, this course will cover the history, financial, regulatory and technical aspects involved with ecologically friendly construction, materials, technology and the art of recycling materials. Using the process to acquire LEEDS certification rating as the backbone for the course structure, students will examine the entire construction process and the life cycle costs and benefits involved in securing various rating levels. The course will also review the latest state energy code requirements and ASHRAE specifications as they relate to good and economical building designs.