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- Sustainable Site Pavement Systems
Provides an overview of sustainable stormwater management, the use of permeable concrete pavers, their components, capabilities and uses.
- Selecting Sustainable Commercial Playground Equipment
Every generation deserves a healthy planet to play on. This course provides an overview of environmental-responsible manufacturing, and the material and coating selection criteria to consider when specifying sustainable commercial playground.
- New Urbanism: LEED® Application for Community Location, Linkage and Density
This LEED® Specific course looks at concepts of New Urbanism in its applicability to the LEED rating system. This course will compare, contrast, and provide design elements that fall within the standards of New Urbanism but meet the standards set forth by the LEED rating system. LEED for New Construction and LEED for Neighborhood Design are addressed throughout the course. Key concepts include community connectivity, density issues, streetscapes and project site and surrounding factors. Ways to earn the LEED credits are also addressed.
In order to download this course, a USD $75.00 fee must be paid.
- Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement
This course is an overview of permeable interlocking concrete pavements, related environmental issues and solutions, system components, selection and basic design information.
- Sustainable Design of Architectural Water Features and Fountains
Discusses the characteristics of water and how they can be manipulated to meet the visual, functional, structural, and performance requirements of sustainable architectural water features or fountains.
- Sustainable Solid Waste Management Planning
Provides an overview of the importance of developing an integrated waste management plan (IWMP), and includes discussions on the environmental impacts of waste, the keys elements of an IWMP and the steps involved in developing a comprehensive IWMP.
- Rebounding Bollards: Use and Design Considerations
1 hour program
Provides an overview of rebounding bollards and includes discussions on the various types of bollards, the benefits of using rebounding bollards in various applications, the components of bollards, and design considerations.
- Performance Benefits of Insulated Metal Panels
Provides an overview of the sustainable and building performance benefits of insulated metal wall and roof panels and includes discussions on materials, design and finish options, construction life cycle, enhanced building performance and energy conservation, and applications.
- Plan de gestion durable des déchets solides
Donne un aperçu de l’importance qu’il faut accorder à l’élaboration d’un plan intégré de gestion des déchets solides (PIGDS), et aborde l’impact des déchets sur l’environnement, les éléments clés d’un PIGDS et les étapes menant à l’élaboration d’un PIGDS complet.
- Sustainable Design in Noise & Sound Barriers
Provides an overview of the negative impacts of noise, the science of noise barriers, as well as a discussion on the features and benefits of absorptive and reflective noise barriers made of tongue and groove PVC rail.
- Sustainable Thin Stone Veneer
Provides an overview of thin stone veneer, how it contributes to sustainable design, its construction methods, characteristics and design options.
- Planification énergétique durable dans les collectivités
Ce cours offre une vue d’ensemble de la planification énergétique dans les collectivités et comporte, en plus d’une démonstration et d’une sensibilisation aux principes, des discussions sur les modes classique et durable de la planification énergétique, le processus d’une planification durable en la matière et la gestion de l’offre et de la demande d’énergie.
- Sustainable Contributions of Woven Wire Fabric Drapery
Provides an overview of woven wire fabric drapery and includes discussions on architectural, safety, security, and blast mitigation drapery (mesh) and their applications, the design benefits of woven wire fabric drapery, and its contributions to green building programs.
- Sustainable Community Energy Planning
Provides an overview of community energy planning (CEP) and includes discussions on conventional and sustainable energy planning, developing a sustainable CEP, energy demand and supply management, and energy education, demonstration, and awareness.
- Superior Performing Water-Based PVDF Coatings on Cellular PVC Cladding
Provides an overview of the benefits cellular PVC as a cladding material and focuses on water-based PVDF coatings, how they work, and how their performance characteristics contribute to their durability.
- Permeable Interlocking Concrete Pavement: Part II Designing with PICPs
Provides an overview of data required and methods used for sizing the base and sub base for permeable interlocking concrete systems.
- Specifying Levels of Finish for Gypsum Wallboard
1 hour program
Provides an overview of gypsum wallboard manufacturing, a review of the Gypsum Association's recommended levels of finish and examples of writing specification of levels of finish.
- Sustainable Water and Stormwater Management
Provides an overview of site, neighborhood, and watershed water and stormwater management approaches and their relationship to sustainable community planning and green building design.
- Sustainability and Stainless Steel in Elevated Pools, Spas and Thermal Rooms
Provides an overview of stainless steel pools, spas, and spa experience rooms, with a close look at stainless steel and its performance characteristics, and the aspects of stainless steel pools that make them an environmentally friendly choice.
- Overview of Firewalls and the Use of Glass-Mat Gypsum Shaftliner Panels
1 hour program
Provides an overview of the advantages of using glass mat shaftliner panels for firewall assemblies in multi-story, multi-family housing, and covers the installation procedures and special conditions.
- Sustainable Community Planning Essentials
Provides an overview of sustainable community design, with a focus on applying the six basic planning principles to integrate buildings into communities, which in turn creates healthy, peaceful, environmentally conscious spaces.
- Sustainable Design With Recycled Rubber Surfaces
Provides an overview of interior and exterior recycled rubber surfacing products in terms of their sustainable design benefits and applications and includes discussions on rubber manufacturing, post-consumer tires, and green building certification programs.
- Naturally Durable Wood Products - The Cornerstone of Sustainability and Green Building
Provides an overview of naturally durable wood products, their role, and applications within the green building movement.
- Pultruded Fiberglass Windows
Provides an overview of pultruded fiberglass window systems and compares them with traditional wood, aluminum, and PVC window systems across a wide variety of performance attributes including: strength and durability, sustainability, condensation resistance, expansion /contraction, fabrication and installation.
- Sustainable Building: From Concept to Design
Provides a general overview of sustainability and the built environment and is intended to familiarize architects with sustainability concepts and the processes involved in building sustainable structures.