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Green Infrastructure 8: Best Practices For Construction

This course is the last in an eight course series on Green Infrastructure that provides a template for design and implementation of Green Building concepts as they apply to cities and municipalities.

This 1-hour interactive online course gives you the information and action items to assess sites and identify opportunities to use Best Management Practices (BMPs) in “Green” planning, design and construction. You'll get:

  • Site Protection
  • Plan development
  • Protecting water sources and planted areas
  • Developing waste management and recycling plans
  • Minimizing construction and equipment impacts

The other courses included in the "Green Building for Infrastructure" series are:

  • Green Infrastructure 1: Introduction to High Performance Guidelines
  • 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

It is recommended that you take the Introduction course before taking the Best Practices courses.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Describe Green Building principles and practices as they apply to Infrastructure Construction Practices
  • Explain a site protection plan to minimize impact of construction activity
  • Discuss protecting existing and future planted areas
  • List vegetation protection measures
  • Name conscientious construction practices to protect water sources
  • Define plans for pollution prevention, chemical source control, sedimentation and erosion control, and interim stormwater management
  • Describe protection of water sources
  • Explain a construction and demolition waste management plan for infrastructure construction
  • Discuss alternative contracting strategies to minimize street closures, traffic diversions, and noise and disruption
  • Use the material from this course to develop your own checkists to improve existing policies and procedure

Course Price: $ 38.95

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