Bright Power Teaches: NYU SCPS: High-Performance Energy-Efficient Building Systems


Andrew McNamara will teach this eight-session course at the NYU School of Continuing and Professional Studies, beginning in June. This course is applicable toward: Certificate in Construction TechnologyCertificate in Sustainable Design, Construction, and Development.

High-Performance Energy-Efficient Building Systems (June 6th – August 1th, 2012)

(Woolworth Bldg, 15 Barclay St.)

8 Sessions. Section 1: Wednesday 6:00pm-8:30pm

Instructor: Andrew McNamara

AESD1-CE9643 / $640

Continuing Education: Architecture, Engineering, and Construction

Owners, managers, and tenants in high performance buildings benefit from lower operating costs and a healthier environment. Through case studies and practical examples, examine the financial benefits of energy efficiency through the use of integrated building systems, renewable energy sources, and mechanical systems selection. Learn systems design options for new and existing buildings to meet high performance building objectives and standards. Topics include building envelope and wall construction, site orientation, material selection, daylighting, natural ventilation, lighting design, passive and active solar design, geothermal and wind power, HVAC systems, water conservation strategies,energy modeling, performance verification techniques, and life cycle economic analysis.

AIA/HSW-20 hours. PDH-20 hours.

Prerequisites: Principles of Sustainable Real Estate/AESD1-CE9390.

Related Subject Areas: ConstructionArchitect Continuing EducationSustainable DesignSustainable Construction