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RI Complete 5HR Package #2 – Course Syllabus

This 5 hour package consists of 2 courses: 

Price: $49.00

  • Drones in Construction
  • Building Green

 

 

Drones in Construction

3HR Course Syllabus


Course Description

Drones are the new tool companies are raving about for their marketing and personal use. There are many potential uses for drones in the construction and real estate industry, but there are rules and regulations set in place that currently doesn’t allow them. So why should you care? Stay up to date with technology and ahead of the competition. This course is designed to familiarize business owners with the practical use of drone technology. The following topics will be discussed:

  • Types of UAV/Drone Technology
  • Federal Rules and Regulations associated with UAVs
  • Cost of Drones (Pros and Cons)
  • Drones in your Industry (overview)
  • Acquiring Images

 

Upon completion of this course, participants will:

  • Become knowledgeable about available technology and proper use of drones.
  • Learn the basics of aerial survey and mapping.
  • Learn the benefits of UAV application in marketing and advertising.

DRONE TECHNOLOGY

Lesson 1 (20 Minutes)

1. Introduction
2. Types
3. Overhead Imagery

Lesson 2 (20 Minutes)

1. Large Platform
2. Most Popular
3. First Person View
4. Considerations

Lesson 3 (20 Minutes)

1. Drone Act
2. FAA 333 Exemption
3. Minimum Requirements
4. FAA Recommendations

Lesson 4 (20 Minutes)

1. Agriculture
2. Utility
3. GIS
4.  Construction
5. Excavation
6. Pros and Cons

Lesson 5 (20 Minutes)

1. FCC Rules on Jamming
2. Airport and Port Security
3. Event Protection
4. Prisons
5. Infrastructure
6. Heat/Thermal/Infra-Red

Lesson 6 (20 Minutes)

1. New Technology
2. Real Estate
3. Architects
4. Construction
5. Surveying
6. Placement of Materials
7. Site Access

Lesson 7 (40 Minutes)

1. Locations
2. Still vs. Video
3. Hazards
4. Lighting
5. Shadows and Color
6. Buyers

Final Assessment: 10 Questions


Building Green Course Syllabus

Course Description

This two-hour video course will bring attention to methods of green building that allow homes to have less impact on the environment while providing a greater economic benefit to the homeowner. Even as technological innovation creates new construction possibilities, incorporating energy-efficiency into building projects can not only provide a better quality of life but also protect the environment. A comprehensive approach to resource and energy efficiency is the best method to achieve a resource and energy efficient building.

 


Building Green Course Syllabus
Heat Transfer and Thermal Imaging (20 Minutes)

I.  Energy Consumption

A.  Energy
B.  Resources
C.  Building Systems

II.  Energy Conservation

A.  Reduced consumption, emissions
B.  Energy Efficiency Standards and Methods

III.  Diagnostic Testing

A.  Thermal Imaging
B.  Blower Door Testing

Advanced Framing Techniques (20 Minutes)

I.  Advanced Framing Techniques

A.  2 x 6 studs
B.  Headers
C.  Raised Heel Trusses

II.  Raised Heel Trusses

A.  Full height insulation
B.  Cost efficient

III.  Double 2 x 4 Walls

A.  Thicker insulation
B.  Drawbacks

IV.  Prefabricated Walls

A.  Reduced waste
B.  Higher quality

Air Barriers (20 Minutes)

I.  Design and Implementation of Energy Efficient Design

A.  Design phase
B.  Subs and employees
C.  Training

II.  Air Sealing

A.  Finding leaks
B.  Materials

III.  Airtight Drywall

A.  Methods
B.  Drawbacks

IV.  Prefabricated Walls

A.  Reduced waste
B.  Higher quality
C.  SIPs
D.  ICFs

Insulation (20 Minutes)

I.  Fiberglass Batts

A.  Uses
B.  Various configurations: high density, standard density
C.  Installation

II.  Cellulose Insulation

A.  Uses
B.  Various configurations: dense packed, dry spray

III.  Roof Installation

A.  Methods
B.  Baffles

Foam Insulation/Sheathing (25 Minutes)

I.  Spray Foam

A.  Urea Formaldehyde
B.  Cementitious
C.  Phenolic
D.  Polyisocyanurate or polyiso
E.  Polyurethane

II.  Various configurations

A.  Open cell, Closed cell

III.  Insulating Sheathing

A.  Uses
B.  Examples: expanded, extruded

 Final Assessment: 10 Questions


  • Credit(s) earned on completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members.  Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available to print upon completion of the course.
  • This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education.  As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA or any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.
  • Course instructors will be available by email at info@traininginstitutesedu.com, or telephone (800-727-7104) between 9 am and 5 pm Eastern Standard Time. They will assist you with questions regarding course content.

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