Green Roofs & the Building Envelope: Form Meets Function

Start Date
06/15/2018
End Date
06/15/2019
Description
With increased interest in high-performance buildings, sustainable building products, and low-impact development in North America, green roofs have become a popular roofing option. Attendees of this presentation will learn the economic and social benefits of a green roof, system types and how they are integrated with the building envelope, and why waterproofing and proper maintenance are two of the most important aspects of a green roof.
Location
Boston, MA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Design-Build
Green Roofs
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
No
Hours
1.25
Learning Outcomes
1. Understand benefits of green roofs.
2. Types of waterproofing and warranty considerations
3. Identify different types of green roof systems, their build-ups, and functions
4. Understand installation and maintenance requirements for green roofs
5. Understand design considerations, including commonly misrepresented design details
Instructors
Brendan Shea or Mark Winterer or Robin King or Tony Sanchez
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Course Codes
Provider
Recover Green Roofs


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