4.401 | Fall 2018 | Undergraduate
Environmental Technologies in Buildings
Course Description
This course focuses on the thermal, luminous, and acoustic behavior of buildings, examining the basic scientific principles underlying these phenomena and introducing students to technologies and analysis techniques for designing comfortable indoor environments. Students are challenged to apply these techniques and …
This course focuses on the thermal, luminous, and acoustic behavior of buildings, examining the basic scientific principles underlying these phenomena and introducing students to technologies and analysis techniques for designing comfortable indoor environments. Students are challenged to apply these techniques and explore the role light, energy, and sound can play in shaping architecture.
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A view of the outside of a house, with movable panels partly shading the house's deck.
This house in southern California uses movable shade panels to reduce solar gain in a hot climate. Image by Jeremy Levine on Flickr. License CC BY.