User Note: While great efforts have been taken to provide accurate and complete information on the pages of CPEP, please be aware that the information contained herewith is considered a work-in-progress for this thesis project. Modifications and changes related to the original building designs and construction methodologies for this senior thesis project are solely the interpretation of Adam Lasher. Changes and discrepancies in no way imply that the original design contained errors or was flawed. Differing assumptions, code references, requirements, and methodologies have been incorporated into this thesis project; therefore, investigation results may vary from the original design.



Senior Thesis was very challenging and unique opportunity to showcase all knowledge that I had obtained over the last five years. It taught me how all building systems work together and how all elements of the project team have to come together in order to deliver a successful project.  In my opinion, the most challenging aspects of AE Senior Thesis was the nature of submissions during the second semester. During this semester, it was up to the students to organize their time management and set their own delivery dates for each individual analysis. Spring semester was also very challenging because was no clear cut set way for completing your project. Students were forced to think creatively in order to achieve their goals just as industry professional do. The Capstone Project was a very useful tool in making the jump from student to professional.


The Capstone E-Portfolio was one of the most time consuming aspects of the entire thesis process. Having very little experience with Dreamweaver made life very difficult. Dreamweaver is not the most “user friendly” program and was at times frustrating. All things considered, the CPEP sites are an interesting and effective way to get noticed by not only industry professionals but also your fellow students. I also think they are an effective tool for archiving and provides an invaluable resource of information for future students.




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