Contents: Databases on both Architecture and Eco Design to facilitate teaching about Sustainable construction. The Enhanced Eco Audit Tool additionally covers secondary processes and cost.
Applicable to: Any course covering the environmental impact of a design.
- Understand classes of materials, their structural properties, and the underlying reasons for those properties.
- Understand thermal conductivity, hygrothermal properties, durability and flammability of materials.
- Understand systematic selection of materials and processes using constraints and objectives.
- Awareness of the impact of products on the environment and how to design in a way that reduces this impact.