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Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 
Rensselaer Catalog 2014-2015 [Archived Catalog]

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ARCH 2370 - Energy, Comfort and Ecology

This course addresses fundamental principles relating the environmental context to human needs and comfort. Topics include the principles of thermodynamics at the architectural scale, optimization vs variability, principles of building sites and orientations, psychometrics, and human comfort and an introduction to energy modeling. This course is required of all students in the B.Arch. degree program.

Prerequisites/Corequisites: ARCH 2360 Environmental and Ecological Systems

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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