Sustainability Education Series - 3. GREEN BUILDING / SYSTEMS / MATERIALS

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Covers the fundamentals of building science and examines a 'whole-building' approach to construction, operations and maintenance. This provides a healthier environment while also making the building more energy efficient. The modules identify core principles, best practices, regulations and incentives; and fundamentals of the rating systems. Training participants will learn how to develop a basic action plan for implementing. green building systems in renovation plans or in building new structures.
Suitable for: 1. Managers and Supervisors who will be involved in the implementation process of an organizations' quest for becoming more energy efficient and in planning sustainability and energy saving programs. 2. All employees who need to be provided with information supporting their employers' sustainability initiatives. 3. LEED® professionals who want to earn CEU hours.

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Covers the fundamentals of building science and examines a 'whole-building' approach to construction, operations and maintenance. This provides a healthier environment while also making the building more energy efficient. The modules identify core principles, best practices, regulations and incentives; and fundamentals of the rating systems.
Training participants will learn how to develop a basic action plan for implementing
“green” building systems in renovation plans or in building new structures.
TRAINING MODULES: 5 DURATION: 15 minutes each
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 / risks of green construction and how they are assessed.

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 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

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