It seems like everyone is talking Green when it comes to construction. To make your project even more attractive to the environmentally responsible, you need to get it LEED certified.
This interactive online course teaches Commercial Green Building based on compliance with LEED NC 2009 — New Construction. We treat the unique aspects of Green Building in detail, with particular emphasis on handling of waste, materials recycling and reuse, energy conservation, indoor air quality, use of environmentally safe products, design principles, system planning and construction best practices.
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
At the conclusion of this course, you will be able to:
•Recognize the LEED 2009 NC rating system for Commercial buildings and Major Renovations
•Describe the best way to start a project to earn LEED credits
•Discuss the 3 compliance paths for the required minimum energy performance credit
•List the best types of accessories, fixtures, and materials to use in a LEED project
•Define a green roof, roof material choices, and proper roof installation in a LEED project
•Name the advantages of installing solar electric (PV) to supplement city power usage in a LEED project
•Identify the different types of paint and how to choose the least toxic paint for a LEED project