EDD-2285 Environmental Systems - 3.00 credits

An introduction to the fundamental concepts of heat transfer and the application of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and domestic hot water systems to residential and light commercial buildings. A building will be modeled for heat transfer, and cost-benefit analyses will be conducted to determine optimum performance for a specific climate. The concepts of passive solar gain, indoor air quality, and renewable technologies including solar photovoltaic, solar water heating, and ground-source heat pumping will also be developed. Not available for supplemental. Instruction (4.0). Requisite Courses: Take ENF-1180, ENF-2250. (Required, Previous).