Green Roof & Living Architecture In A Tropical Climate

Start Date
07/08/2017
End Date
07/08/2017
Description
See an abbreviated history and examples of green roof and living architecture from around the world; hear the benefits of green roofs and living green architecture; understand the terminology, design and the components of green roof systems; understand how to calculate overburden roof loads, see how to calculate stormwater detention and runoff; find out about green roof standards, wind studies and the impact on green roof design; hear about past and present methods of leak testing; learn about material and plant warranties and maintenance requirements.
Location
Boca Raton, FL
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Green Roofs
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
(1)History of green roof and living architecture (2)Benefits of a green roof and living architecture (3)Design considerations, terminology, structures/loads, wind studies, system and component parts (4)Stormwater catchment, cistern storage, water budget and detention and treatment (5)Leak testing methods (6)
Instructors
Leo F. Urban
Website Registration
Course Codes
10633
Provider
FL|ASLA


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