In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.
Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.
When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations.
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That's a lot of volume of air-conditioning, that's a lot of savings that can happen with those residential units compared to those office spaces, it's just that the office spaces really want that flexibility, that ability to shift all that stuff around, so you're spending a lot of money, you're making a bigger building, you're having to air-condition and heat more volume of space in those office spaces, to get all that flexibility, but in those situations it's pretty worth it, but in the residential it just wouldn't be worth it. So these tend to be much more reasonably-priced buildings in order to build them for those reasons, because you're tightening them up so much. And in this case, because of the scale of these systems is so tight and small, that you have a lot more flexibility of sort of finding places to sort of slide them in.
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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep
Author: Mike Newman