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cee698-03_lecture0101 - CEE 698-03 Sustainable Building...

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Class 1: Course Introduction and Sustainability Framework Mike Walters, PE, LEED® AP mwalters@aeieng.com Affiliated Engineers, Inc. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering College of Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison
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Agenda Introductions Review class syllabus Review class topics and format Review grading requirements and class expectations General sustainability discussion and context
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Class Overview The objective of the class is to broadly expose students to the concepts of sustainable design and potential alternative approaches to standard industry practice building systems with the intent to create a foundation from which students can evaluate, and conceptualize , design and construction strategies for significant simultaneous environmental, social and economic benefit .
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Class Topics and Format Lecture style class focused on participation Survey-like in breadth of exposure Key areas of interest??? Lecture Outline Handout
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Three Focus Areas 1. Fundamentals – How buildings work and basic building systems overview 2. Synthesis – Contextualizing buildings with respect to natural systems and understanding major building components from a total system perspective 3. Application – Current Metrics (LEED), Available Tools, Case Studies, Class Project, and Building Tour
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Grading and Expectations 10% - Participation 20% - Weekly Assignments 20% - Midterm Exams 20% - Take-home Final Exam 30% - Case Study Project (75/25, presentation/report) 100%
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First Time for Everything…
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Agenda Introductions Review class syllabus Review class topics and format Review grading requirements and class expectations General sustainability discussion and context
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This note was uploaded on 10/07/2008 for the course CIVIL 698 taught by Professor Mikewalters during the Spring '08 term at Wisconsin.

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