Residential Structures

  • Residential Structures

     

    Course Outline

     

     

     

    Course Objectives:

     

    The student will:

                -understand the concepts and terminology of western platform framing.

                -understand and demonstrate the skills used in western platform framing.

                -gain an understanding of the systems currently being used in residential structures (i.e. plumbing, electrical, heating).

                -demonstrate the skills used in those systems.

                -understand how the parts of a residential structure (frame, roof, insulation) are interrelated.

                -demonstrate a knowledge of alternative building methods, time dependent.

                -demonstrate a knowledge of alternative energy systems, time dependent.

     


    Assessment:


    Participation- 4X

     

    Skills tests and quizzes- 2X

     

    Clean up- 1X

     

     

    Requirements:


    One subject folder

     

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