Dr. Eric Adams
Prof. Jerome Connor
Prof. John Ochsendorf
The course considers the growing popularity of sustainability and its implications for the practice of engineering, particularly for the built environment. Two particular methodologies are featured: life cycle assessment (LCA) and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The fundamentals of each approach will be presented. Specific topics covered include water and wastewater management, energy use, material selection, and construction.
Adams, Eric, Jerome Connor, John Ochsendorf, and Rossella Nicolin. 1.964 Design for Sustainability, Fall 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/civil-and-environmental-engineering/1-964-design-for-sustainability-fall-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA