May 21, 2024  
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 
Rensselaer Catalog 2022-2023 [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 versus 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.

When Offered: Spring term annually.

Credit Hours: 2

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