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RMDL 220 (3 credits)
Remodeling Electro-Mechanical Systems
This course provides a general introduction to electromechanical systems in a residential structure and how
to modify these systems during the renovation process.
Students learn how to safely and properly re-rout basic
electrical, plumbing, and HVAC ducts that are regularly
encountered when remodeling a building. Emphasis is
placed on when the scope of the work requires a subcontractor to perform the work.
RMDL 250 (2 credits)
Installation and Weatherization
This course covers the various types of products for reducing
building heat loss by infiltration and conduction and the use
of insulation used for noise and fire protection. Types of
ventilation baffles, vapor barriers, infiltration barriers, and
types of insulation is covered. Students perform installation
of insulation materials for wall, ceilings, floors, and fire stop
Prerequisites: CARP 176 and RMDL 220
RMDL 260 (3 credits)
Kitchen and Bath Remodeling
This course covers the details and techniques used for
residential remodeling and restoration of kitchens and baths.
Students are exposed to a wide variety of products and the
appropriate match for existing conditions. Emphasis is on
demolition of existing space and the acceptable design of
the new space.
Prerequisite: RMDL 250
RMDL 270 (3 credits)
Advanced Interior Finishes
This course covers the details and applications of various
interior painting and finishing and materials integrated
to match renovation work with the existing building. The
proper wood types and species, finishing methods, and
applications are utilized. Details of interior pre-hung doors,
window stools, extension jambs, and casing are covered.
Students perform the installation of a complete custom
interior trim package.
Prerequisite: CARP 176 with a minimum grade of "C" or
RMDL 280 (3 credits)
Advanced Exterior Finishes
This course covers the principles and practices of exterior
finishes including roofing, siding, and aluminum trim
Prerequisite: CARP 166
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