Plantable permeable paving systems continue to grow in scope and practicality as we search for ways to reduce our carbon footprint, improve water quality, diminish flooding and erosion, reduce the urban heat island from reradiated heat in our cities and environment, and add attractive open space to building sites and neighborhoods. This course looks at plantable permeable pavement system types, their use, and how they can help achieve sustainability goals.
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
Define plantable permeable pavement types, including applicable government regulations and best management practices for their use.
Recognize the environmentally friendly attributes of plantable permeable pavement systems.
Identify basic design considerations for plantable permeable pavement.
Contrast the attributes of the four main types of plantable permeable pavements.
Apply sustainable design considerations for plantable permeable pavements to project types.
Nick Jansson, PE, LEED AP, Soil Retention
AEC Daily Corporation