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Green Building: Commercial High Performance Guidelines Part 2

Do you know the new methodologies that form the underpinnings of high performance commercial and municipal buildings? This course will give them to you. This is the second installment of a two-part series in designing high performance "green" commercial buildings.

This online, interactive course gives you the principles and practices for designing new buildings and redesigning existing frameworks. You'll learn to maximize operational energy savings; improve comfort, health, and safety of occupants and visitors; and limit detrimental effects on the environment.

We recommend you complete Commercial Green Building High Performance Guidelines - Part 1 before you begin this course.

Learning Objectives

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

  • Articulate Green Building principles and practices as they apply to Commercial Buildings
  • Recognize how to raise expectations for the facility's performance.
  • Describe practices that improve the capital budgeting design and construction practices, thus promoting investments that make economic and environmental sense.
  • Discuss partnerships in the design and construction process around environmental and economic performance goals.
  • Identify money-saving techniques through reduced energy and material expenditures, waste disposal costs, and utility bills.
  • List ways to improve the comfort, health and well-being of building occupants and public visitors.
  • Name methods to design buildings with improved performance that can be operated and maintained within the limits of existing resources.

Course Price: $ 155.80

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