Environmental Technology 1: Lecture
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Level: Undergraduate, Graduate
Division: Parsons The New School for Design
School: School of Constructed Environments
Department: Constructed Environments
Course Number: PSCE 5300
Course Format: Lecture
Location: NYC campus
Permission Required: No
This course introduces the fundamentals of energy and environmental management in buildings. Students will develop a conceptual, practical, and experiential knowledge of how the physical aspects of a building mediate between occupants and the elements to make a habitable environment. Course content includes an overview of green building, microclimates, thermal and visual comfort, solar geometry from global and building perspectives, heat transfer and storage mechanisms, thermal properties of materials, building envelope heat transfer, ventilative heat transfer, moisture and vapor control, daylighting, artificial lighting, passive cooling, and mechanical systems. There are two distinct sections of this course: one for Masters Arch and Dual Degree, and one for Masters Interior and Double Major
Course Open to: Degree Students with Restrictions
Course Pre/Co-requisites:
Open to: Masters Degree in Architecture and Architecture/Lighting Design Majors, Fall 2015 CRN 3713 only; Masters Degree in Interior Design and Interior Design & Lighting Design Double Majors, Fall 2015 CRN 7352 only. Pre-requisite(s): none. Co-requisite(s): PSCE 4875 Environmental Technology 1: Recitation


Open to Lang/Parsons BA/BFA students.

Open to Parsons School of Design students.


Open to Graduate students.


Open to Architecture/Lighting Design students.

Open to Architecture students.

Open to Interior Design students.

Open to Interior/Lighting Design students.