MIT Energy Initiative
Energy Classes at MIT

Environmental Technologies in Buildings

Meets Energy Minor Requirements

Elective

Instructor

Class Number

4.401

Level

Undergraduate

Term

Fall

Day

Monday, Wednesday
11:00 am-12:30 pm

Description

Introduction to the study of the thermal and luminous behavior of buildings. Examines the basic scientific principles underlying these phenomena and introduces students to a range of technologies and analysis techniques for designing comfortable indoor environments. Challenges students to apply these techniques and explore the role energy and light can play in shaping architecture. Additional work required of students taking the graduate version.

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