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Residential Green Building: Design, Construction, and Accreditation

Green Building is rapidly becoming mainstream, mostly due to increasing environmental concerns, a desire to develop healthier structures, and increasing regulation from the permitting authorities. This 4-hour interactive online course starts by debunking many green building myths and then moves into a comprehensive discussion of its elements. The course takes a close look at green building in relation to many aspects of design and construction including issues dealing with sites, landscaping, foundations, frames, exterior finishes, plumbing, appliances, insulation, ventilation, windows, finishes, and flooring. The course wraps up with information on testing, certification, and accreditation, including a look at the LEED program and the NAHB Green Home Certification Program.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:

  • Describe Green Building principles and practices
  • Discuss Green Energy Management and Optimization * Explain Sustainable Design concepts * Implement Green Building Design Principles * Describe Green Construction techniques * Choose Certification options for both individuals and the organization

Course Price: $ 107.80

Continuing Education Credits approved for:
  • AIA
  • CGP
  • ICC
  • IEI
  • LEED
  • OAA