ARCH 2123 - Environmental Controls 1, 3 Credits

Prerequisite(s): MATH 1033 with C or better or MATH 1034 with C or better or MATH 1054 with D or better or MATH 1063 with D or better

Level: Lower

This course introduces the student to the fundamental principles of mechanical, electrical and plumbing (MEP) systems for residential and commercial buildings. MEP system components, their integration into the building, and energy conservation are discussed and illustrated. Students will design various residential systems and will solve problems related to heat loss, fuel usage, fixture quantity, and supply and drain, waste, and vent piping. Evaluation of a student's achievement will be based on examinations, participation in class discussion, homework assignments, and a home heating project.