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
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.