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2023-2024 General Catalog 
2023-2024 General Catalog
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CON 302 - Building Science I

Last Date of Approval: Fall 2019

1 Credits
Total Lecture Hours: 15
Total Lab Hours: 0
Total Clinical Hours: 0
Total Work-Based Experience Hours: 0

Course Description:
Students will apply building science methods to determine how insulation, moisture, building pressures, heat flow and durable design apply to today’s residential building methods. In addition, this course will help students gain valuable knowledge and skills related to construction, which can be used to obtain construction related jobs or utilized for personal home construction or repairs.

Mode(s) of Instruction: traditional/face-to-face

Credit for Prior Learning: None

Course Fees: 0

Common Course Assessment(s): None

Student Learning Outcomes and Objectives:
  • Discuss the varied types and performance of thermal insulation.
    • Know how to properly apply various types of thermal insulation.
  •  Identify moisture and its effects on a building.
    • Identify what causes moisture and how to control / exhaust it.
  • Discuss the importance of indoor air quality.
    • Observe how various components work together and effect each other in a house.

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