Building Green 7-Hour Course Online in HD-Video

 

Building Green 7-Hour Course in HD-Video

Approved for 7 credit hours toward prelicensure and continuing competency.

 

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Course Description

This seven hour course will bring attention to methods of green building that allow homes to have less impact on the environment while providing a great economic benefit to the homeowner. Students will learn the importance of incorporating energy-efficiency into their building projects.

 

Chapter 1- Introduction

• Recognize the importance of practicing energy efficiency in the building/construction industry.

• Identify energy conservation and generation concepts.

• Use of diagnostic testing equipment.

 

Chapter 2- The Building Envelope

• Describe the wide variety of energy and resource efficient products and systems available.

• Explain some of the cost savings in both labor and materials associated with energy efficient systems.

 

Chapter 3- Energy Efficient Design

• Discuss and recognize the importance of energy efficient design in indoor systems.

• Describe the characteristics of energy efficient materials and systems compared to traditional ones.

 

Chapter 4- Green Jobsite

• Explain the benefits of energy efficient solar design and landscaping.

• Describe some of the problems and solutions surrounding jobsite recycling.

 

Chapter 5- New Technologies

• Understand the features and benefits of new technologies available to builders and homeowners.

 

Chapter 6-Michigan Energy Code

• Explain the changes made to the 2009 Michigan Uniform Energy Code.

• Understand what measures can be taken to incorporate these changes into construction projects/design.

• Recognize how the changes can ultimately reduce and conserve energy consumption.