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PUBLISHED 2022-2023 Credit Catalog 
    
PUBLISHED 2022-2023 Credit Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

CIVL 340 - Building Science and Systems


Course Description:
This course focuses on the first principles of a buildings envelope and building science. An emphasis is put on buildings and people, building materials, heat transfer and basic building envelope design through the understanding of principles moisture movement and control the control of heat flow, water vapour and air leakage in buildings. Introduction to the basic principles of building operation through mechanical, hot water heating, plumbing, and electrical systems. Students perform lab and drafting exercises to demonstrate their ability to apply building science, systems principles and sound building construction techniques through infrared Thermography, building investigations and energy efficient buildings.

3 Credits





Prerequisite(s):
 

  • ESTM 262

Equivalent(s):
CIVL 364



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