Sustainable Materials, Environmental Design

Registration Eligibility
This is an invitation only course. Please visit the course registration URL to contact us regarding attendance.
Start Date
08/02/2018
End Date
08/01/2020
Description
Review of common materials used to manufacture exterior lighting equipment; manufacturability for each material, including casting techniques, mechanical and tensile strength, rigidity and service life. A hands-on review of micro climates (ocean, desert, urban, high altitude) on material finish and weathering is included.
Location
Madera, CA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1. In depth review on typical lighting fixture construction materials such as aluminum, stainless steel, brass, copper and bronze and the advantages or disadvantages of each.
2. Perform environmental corrosion tests on differing metals emphasizing the importance of proper material specifications.
3. Calculate metal material usage per fixture discussed.
4. Understand the importance of environmentally sustainable materials and cradle-to-cradle manufacturing.
Instructors
Patricia McGrath
Website Registration
Course Codes
0009349
Provider
B-K Lighting


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