Course Description:

Making an interior sustainable does not end on move-in day.  This course introduces students to the materials, methods, and strategies for creating a successful maintenance program for a variety of facility types, ensuring the endurance of the facility and its future as a sustainable environment. This course concludes with presentations devoted to the preparation for the LEED AP exam.

Educational Objectives:

  • Understanding of the principles and concepts of maintaining a green interior.
  • Understanding the role of the external professional and their on-going relationship to the end-user organization.
  • Knowledge of strategies for developing a sustainable maintenance program.
  • Familiarity with post-occupancy evaluation, building commissioning and life-cycle assessment.
  • Familiarity with the purpose and content of the LEED AP exam.

Professor:  Ethan Lu, IIDA AIA IDEC LEED AP

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