Sustainable thinking for green buildings

Foundational concepts for LEEDv4

What you will learn:

  1. Identify opportunities for systems thinking in green building design

  2. Define life cycle approach

  3. Incorporate integrative processes in your workflow

  4. Enumerate strategies to adopt sustainable thinking at work

Requirements

This is a beginner level course that distills sustainable thinking concepts for green buildings. It is helpful if the participants know about building construction industry or if the participants are from architectural background, however, no prior knowledge is mandatory.

Description:

This course is approved for 0.5 GBCI Continuation Education (CE) credits.

A sound and systematic approach underpins high-performance built environments. At the same time, it also marks a departure from conventional building practices. This course distills concepts like integrative design process, life cycle approach and systems thinking- which are integral to building sustainable environments.

If you want to successfully accomplish sustainable goals at work, this course is for you!

If you are preparing for the LEED GA exam, this course is a must !

You’ll learn about how systems thinking can help identify synergies within building components and beyond. You’ll grasp how following a life cycle approach translates in buildings that perform consistently over time. You’ll also be convinced how integrative teams are key in achieving green building goals. At the end of this course you’ll be able to implement these strategies in your project.

Who is this course for:

  1. If you are preparing for the LEED Green Associate Exam, this course is a must for you !

  2. Professionals keen on starting sustainable projects

  3. Fresh graduates looking to begin a career in sustainability

  4. Students curious to learn how sustainable goals are achieved in practice

Course Reviews

"This is quite helpful, provided the key things needed to understand the course. Recommendable course"

-Michelle Leal

"it was great to know the sustainable thinking"

-Anu Cherian

"Very good & well presented. Thanks"

-Rangarajan Ganesan

"Good overview of sustainable thinking."

-Michael Dalton