ENS 225 INTRODUCTION TO GREEN (RESOURCE EFFICIENT) FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Course Number & Name:  ENS 225 Introduction to Green (Resource Efficient) Facilities Management

Credit Hours:  4.0             Contact Hours:  4.0          Lecture:  N/A                     Lab:  N/A             Other:  N/A

Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in MTH 092 or MTH 100 and RDG 096 and ENG 096 or ENG 101 or ESL 105 and ESL 106 or placement
Co-requisites:
Concurrent Courses: 

Course Description: This course is a survey of the best current practices in Green  Facilities Management.  The student will  learn how to operate an environmentally healthy facility. The student will  explore why green business is good business as well as the practical strategies  to green in specific areas. The course highlights many of the useful green  ideas that facilities can readily implement. Practical, economical tactics in  the areas of water, cleaning, lighting, transportation, sustainable design,  landscaping, recycling, energy conservation, solar power, and financing will be  presented. The course addresses carbon reduction, monitoring, and reporting.  Lab exercises and field trips will supplement the theory presented.

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