CNTK 1750 - Sustainable Building Designs

This course provides students with an understanding of energy efficiency and sustainability as if pertains to building design. Emphasis will be place on materials and material usage, energy systems, and location selection to provide the minimal impacts on the environment. This course will be web-enhanced by the Amatrol Sustainable building modules: solar concepts, wind concepts and alternative energy through out the course. The Sustainable building design class is a 3 credit hour course taught 3 days per week.
Date:
2014
Primary Material Type:
Hybrid/Blended Course
Institution:
Northern Wyoming Community College
Project Name:
Pathways to Success in a Technical Career: Leveraging TAACCCT Projects to Improve Programs
TAACCCT Round:
3
Subjects:
sustainable building, construction

Industry / Occupation

Industry Partner:
Powder River Heating & Air Conditioning, KWN Construction
Industry Sector:
Construction -- Construction of Buildings -- Residential Building Construction (2361)
Occupation:
Construction and Extraction Occupations -- Carpenters (47-2031)

Education / Instructional Information

Instructional Program:
Technology Education/Industrial Arts (21)
Credit Type:
  • Credit
Credential Type:
  • Certificate
  • Associate Degree
Educational Level of Materials:
  • 1st year Community College or equivalent
Time Required:
15 weeks
Language:
English (United States)
Interactivity Type:
Presentation only - requires user to navigate through content.
Quality Note:
Faculty sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) which lists the requirements of the course development process and the course review process. This MOU includes a quality matters review by our Distance Learning Department, a subject matter expert review,
Quality of Subject Matter was assured by:
  • Consultations during development of instructional materials
  • Participation as an ongoing member of team developing the instructional materials
Quality of Online/Hybrid Course Design assured by:
  • Quality Matters
  • Expertise of Project's Instructional Designers
Course Note:
Construction Technology AAS

Accessibility

Accessibility Features:
  • Text Access - Text to Speech
  • Text Adjust - Compatible
  • Text Adjustment - Adjust Font and Colors
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Reading Layout - Reflow the Text
  • Structural Markup - Navigation Text
  • Structural Markup - eReader application
  • Hyperlinks Rendered As Active
  • Colors Compatible With Assistive Technology
  • Contrast Ratio of at Least 4.5:1.
  • Language - Markup
  • Synchronized Text Track
  • Audio/Video Delivered Via Media Player
  • Non Flickering Content
  • Interactive - Keyboard

Copyright / Licensing

Primary License:
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.