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Unformatted text preview: .401 Introduction to Building Technology Spring 2006 - 08/02/06 Instructor: Marilyne Andersen Course learning objectives Identify the environmental elements applying to buildings Recognize our human needs relating to buildings Propose ways to control the building’s response to the outside environment Select the adequate design and materials for a given building configuration Course contents Thermal aspects of a building ¡ Outside environment and human needs ¡ Heat and air flow ¡ Humid air and thermal comfort ¡ Passive heating and cooling ¡ Thermal insulation ¡ Condensation and moisture ¡ Active heating, HVAC ¡ Thermal balance Course contents Thermal aspects of a building Lighting aspects of a building ¡ Physics of light, photometry ¡ Vision and colors, visual comfort ¡ Design methods for sunlight and daylight ¡ Case studies and window materials ¡ Electric lighting Course contents Thermal aspects of a building Lighting aspects of a building Acoustic aspects of a building ¡ Sound and hearing ¡ Sound insulation ¡ Room acoustics Course contents...
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