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Green Infrastructure 1: Introduction to High Performance Guidelines

Infrastructure is the complex, interdependent system that supports our way of life. You can take advantage of a wide range of opportunities to build and re-build a “Green” Infrastructure. This interactive online course gives you the facts about why "Green" is cost effective, healthy and visually appealing. In this course you will find current examples of successful Green applications as well as principles and practices that you can use to develop your own comprehensive plans.

This course is the first of an eight course series on Green Infrastructure that provides a template for design and implementation of Green Building concepts applicable to cities and municipalities. It is recommended that you take this course prior to the other courses in the series:

  • Green Infrastructure 2: Best Practices for Site Assessment
  • Green Infrastructure 3: Best Practices for Streetscape
  • Green Infrastructure 4: Best Practices for Pavement
  • Green Infrastructure 5: Best Practices for Utilities
  • Green Infrastructure 6: Best Practices for Stormwater Management
  • Green Infrastructure 7: Best Practices for Landscape
  • Green Infrastructure 8: Best Practices for Construction Practices

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe Green Building principles and practices as they apply to Infrastructure
  • Discuss the Guiding Principles of High Performance Infrastructure
  • Recite trends and precedents of projects completed in several cities
  • Identify barriers and opportunities in implementation

Course Price: $ 77.90

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