Green Roof Design and Installation - Online

Start Date
03/20/2017
End Date
03/20/2019
Description
This training course provides detailed information on green roof benefits and technical standards, as well as best practices for design, installation and maintenance. It presents tools and techniques needed to meet green roof project objectives on schedule, to specification and within budget.

This course provides information that you can put to work immediately, allowing you to:

Understand the principles of plant physiology and soil sciences as they apply to green roofs;
Identify appropriate applications of various plant and growing media types for your green roof project;
Understand the unique technical requirements for growing media and vegetation on green roofs; and
Understand the potential implementation issues related to plant care and growing media contamination.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
7.0
Learning Outcomes
Develop a deep understanding of the benefits of green roofs, some of which are surprisingly unexpected.
Learn how to plan a budget for "growing" a green roof that anticipates all possible expenses so that the project can stay on budget.
Develop an advanced understanding of what are the best practices and technical details for designing and building a green roof.
Instructors
Steven Peck
Website Registration
Course Codes
OLDI101
Provider
Green Roofs for Healthy Cities


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