BUS 146 - Green Technologies in Real Estate

3 credits (PREREQUISITE: BUS 142 or DEPARTMENTAL PERMISSION)

This course provides a foundation in facility and property management technologies with a concentration on the latest building techniques and products such as geo-thermal heating, HVAC, and solar. Students develop a knowledge of increasing energy and water efficiency, zero energy buildings, waste reduction strategies, as well as demolition and waste requirements. Assessment of costs and return on investment of these technologies is stressed. Students become familiar with government regulations and other related technologies to inform the student of options in the development and maintenance of properties with an eco-friendly focus. (F)