Environmental Technology 1: Recitation
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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 5301
Course Format: Discussion
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.
Pre-requisite(s): none. Co-requisite(s): PSCE 4875 Environmental Technology 1: Recitation. Open to: School of Constructed Environments Undegraduate and Graduate Students only; Others by permission.
Open to Architecture/Lighting Design students.
Open to Architecture students.