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Sustainable Design for Buildings - 3 PDH

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“Sustainable design” is no longer a boutique concept in the design and construction of buildings and related infrastructure. It is widely required by government agencies and is becoming more and more in demand by responsible private owners. This webinar will tell you about the framework for applying sustainable design principles. You will learn the goals of each, opportunities you can use to pursue them, and resources that will help you reach them. When you have completed this seminar you will have a road map that will guide you in making sustainability an integral part of your management of building and infrastructure design and construction projects.
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Course Outline

I. The six principles of sustainable design
A. Optimization of site potential
B. Optimize energy use
C. Protection and conservation of water
D. Use of environmentally preferable products
E. Enhancement of the indoor environmental quality
F. Optimization of operational and maintenance practices
II. Optimization of site potential
A. Seven principles of sustainable site planning
B. Nine opportunities you can examine
C. Resources you can use
III. Optimization of energy use
A. Five principles of energy optimization
B. Seventeen opportunities you can examine
C. Resources you can use
IV. Protection and conservation of water
A. Seven principles for protection and conservation of water
B. Eighteen opportunities you can examine
C. Resources you can use
V. Use of environmentally preferable products
A. Eight principles for integration of environmentally preferable products
and materials
B. Twenty six opportunities you can examine
C. Resources you can use
VI. Enhancement of indoor environmental quality
A. Ten principles for enhancement of indoor environmental quality
B. Fifty two opportunities you can examine
C. Resources you can use
VII. Optimization of operational and maintenance practices
A. Five principles for enhancement of indoor environmental quality
B. Twenty seven opportunities you can examine
C. Resources you can use
 
Learning Objectives

1. You will learn about the six principles of sustainable design: optimization of site potential, optimizing energy use, protection and conservation of water, selection and use of environmentally preferable products, enhancement of indoor environmental quality, and optimization of operations and maintenance practices.
2. You will learn about the seven principles of sustainable site planning. You will learn about nine opportunities you should examine that may help you to maximize the sustainability of your project site.
3. You will learn about the five principles of energy use optimization and seventeen opportunities you should examine that may help you maximize the energy efficiency of your building.
4. You will learn about the seven principles for the protection and conservation of water and eighteen opportunities should consider employing to optimize the protection and conservation of water.
5. You will learn about eight principles for employment of environmentally preferable products and materials and twenty six opportunities you should examine to maximize the use of environmentally preferable products and materials on your projects.
6. You will learn about ten principles to employ in enhancing indoor environmental quality and fifty two opportunities you may have to optimize enhancement of indoor environmental quality.
7. You will learn five principles for optimization of operational and maintenance practices and twenty seven opportunities that may help you to reach this goal.
8. You will learn about resources that you can use learn more about your sustainability options, and how to access and employ them.

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