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This series covers the fundamentals of building science and examine a ‘whole-building’ approach to construction, operations, and maintenance. 

Green Building / Systems / Materials

$145.00Price
  • The modules in the Green Building, Systems and Materials series cover the fundamentals of building science and examine a ‘whole-building’ approach to construction, operations, and maintenance. This provides a healthier environment while also making the building more energy-efficient. The modules in this subject area identify core principles, best practices, regulations, incentives, and fundamentals of the LEED rating systems. Throughout the modules, training participants learn how to develop a basic action plan for implementing green building systems in renovation plans or in building new structures. At the conclusion of this series and successful completion of the post-module tests, the student will be able to:

    Define the terms green building and green renovations.
    Describe the advantages and examples of energy-efficient systems.
    Explain the benefits and risks of green construction and how they are assessed.
    Discuss the reasons behind the “green” evolution in business practices.
    Module Titles:

    Green Building and Renovations Defined
    Energy Efficient Systems
    Driving Forces for Change
    Risks and Benefits of Green Construction
    Green Construction Risk Assessments