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    Erie Community College
  Feb 17, 2018
Spring 2018 Catalog

AR 125 - Codes and Standards

Credit Hours: 3

An introductory course in Building Codes and Standards. With an emphasis on how codes influence construction and design through: analysis and interpretation of the code specific parameters of health, safety and welfare.

Course Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • demonstrate an understanding the origin of codes and how they are used today;
  • demonstrate an understanding of what codes are and their influence as it relates to the construction industry, the environment, and the health, safety, and welfare, of the public (society) in general;
  • employ the means and methods necessary for reading and interpreting the codes for compliance using the Building Code of New York State for residential and commercial structures;
  • identify and properly use reference materials and reference standards referred to by the Building Code of New York State; and
  • properly use applicable software in the energy analysis of a structure.

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