NR 553 - DoD Sustainable Building and Infrastructure

  • 3 credits
  • Online

Major components of sustainability and sustainable design on U.S. military installations.

This course will focus on the major components of sustainability and sustainable design within cantonment areas of U.S. military installations. After a review of current sustainability initiatives in the Department of Defense as well as service-specific goals requirements, the course will examine U.S. military installations from the perspective of sustainable cityscapes and ecosystems. It will explore state-of-the-art sustainability problem solving and systems-thinking techniques as applied to unique energy conservation, indoor environmental quality, resource use, and other environmental challenges posed by the military mission.

Prerequisite

NR 550.

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