BUILDING TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES 6

ourse Code: BAR 302 

Course Title: BUILDING TECHNOLOGY & SERVICES 6                                    45 Hrs.

Objective of the Course: To introduce students building systems, advanced building technology and breakthroughs, preparation of building owners manual, structure of the building industry in Kenya and its trends and construction Information Management System (CIMS)

Course Outline: Lectures to cover building systems, Prefabrication and modular design, standardization. Special topics: Introduction to advanced building technology and breakthroughs, technological reviews of contemporary projects of national and international importance. Services to complex buildings. Specification writing; Need, form, order and procedure of specification writing. Building defects and maintenance technology. Preparation of building owners manual. Structure of the building industry in Kenya and its trends. Construction Information Management System (CIMS)

Learning Methods: Lectures 

Evaluation Method: The students are expected to carry out written assignments, exercises and sit for a continuous assessment test(s)

Final Examination: At the end of semester students are to sit for a two hour written examination

Learning Resources: Students are expected to refer to Building services design: a systemic approach to decision-making by Thomas W. Maver, Building services, technology and design by Greeno, Roger, Environment and services by Burberry, Peterhandbook of utilities and services for buildings : planning, design and installation by Harris, Cyril M.

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