|1.||Identify regulatory frameworks in construction including codes and standards and discuss the types and functions of domestic buildings, and the regulations that apply to them.|
|2.||Propose energy efficient strategies, approaches and alternatives to improve the environmental sustainability, comfort and cost of housing design, construction, and function including the use of green roofs, walls and facades in improving the performance of residential buildings and the health of their occupants through eco-specification;|
|3.||Explore and expand on ways in which water management and site maintenance can be applied, improved and optimised to conserve resources, habitat and ecology while minimising damage, costs and waste;|
|4.||Explain the protocols and the aims, objectives and points to be observed when undertaking inspections of domestic buildings and ways to mitigate faults and problems before they occur; and|
|5.||Identify, define and distinguish between the roles and the activities of building clients, designers and contractors, and their involvement within the design and construction processes.|
|Test||Three (3) Multiple choice (2 x In-class 1 x Post-class) Open book Test 1 & 3 10% 1 hour, Test 2- 5%; 0.5 hour||25%|
|Report||Project Based Learning: Team Report in response to Client Brief. Part 1 (Teams of 3 - 4 with individual contributions approx. 500 words)||30%|
|Report||Project Based Learning: Team Report in response to Client Brief. Part 2 (Teams of 3 - 4 with individual contributions approx. 600 words)||35%|
|Presentation||Mock Professional Presentation on inspection processes and prevention of problems and faults||10%|
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