Sustainable Design and Construction (CONS6007)

Level: 
6
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To enable students to apply sustainable design and construction concepts to the built environment at domestic, commercial and industrial scale.
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
Students must be admitted to the Bachelor of Construction programme to enrol in this course. Pre-requisites: CONS5016. Restriction: CONS6004.
Topics include: 

Life cycle approach
Embodied energy in buildings, Life cycle calculations, Legislation - RMA, local government approaches and global agreements
Human settlement and interaction with the environment
Energy consumption,
Sources of pollution, silt control, contaminants, Water consumption, Development scale, Sustainable subdivision
Reduction in the impact of the built environment

Environmentally sensitive design (ESD), ), Passive solar design, Sustainable energy systems,
, Water conservation, Alternative effluent systems, Green Star rating
Sustainable material selection and use
Sustainable materials, Service and maintenance of materials, Waste disposal, Design of waste minimisation, Design for deconstruction
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 5288

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Oct 18 - 13 Nov 18 LectureTuesday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1049)
4 Oct 18 - 15 Nov 18 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-1049)

Class: 5886

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
5 Oct 17 - 12 Oct 17 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2065)
3 Oct 17 - 21 Nov 17 LectureTuesday08:30 - 12:30 ( )
26 Oct 17 - 23 Nov 17 LectureThursday08:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (170-2065)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Construction (Construction Management), Bachelor of Construction (Property Development), Bachelor of Construction (Construction Economics).

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