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ESTM 421 Principles of Building Science, How Houses Work

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Course Description

Exploration of how air flow, heat flow and moisture flow affect the health, comfort, durability and energy efficiency of the building. Students learn to identify, classify, and compare residential building components, systems, materials and understand and explain sustainable building practices and building science fundamentals.

Units: 3
Degree Credit
Grade Option (Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass)
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU