Course description

This course expands on the Field Methods I course and provides in-depth exposure to other indoor environmental concerns. Students will continue to learn about building environments through hands-on use of equipment and sampling methodologies. This course compliments the course themes explored in Energy & Design, and Building Sciences. With foundational knowledge in air, water and other substances sampling, students will learn how to test and analyze for other environmental hazards and parameters. They will learn about the waste management process and how to measure building efficiency systems, such as heat flow and leakage, noise, and lighting. Students will also be exposed to special considerations in various airborne contaminants and infection control.

Course details

Hours: 42
Credits: 3
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None

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Credit transfer

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Registration dates

Not all courses are offered each term.

Fall 2022 registration opens July 25, 2022. Winter 2023 registration opens November 28, 2022.

Delivery options

In person: classes held in person on a campus/site in a classroom/lab/shop/studio for the course duration

Online - Asynchronous: ​100% online delivery with no assigned day or time requirements, independent course completion

Online - Synchronous: 100% online delivery with scheduled day and time course requirements

Hybrid: any combination of: in person, timetabled, on campus, online, and hyflex delivery