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Considerations For Advanced Green Facade Design

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by AEC Daily Corporation
Category Materials and resources

This one hour course for architects/landscape architects, engineers, specifiers, planners, contractors, facility managers, maintenance contractors, building owners, and property managers


examines the required considerations for successful green facade installations and projects and includes discussions on system selection, design, plant selection, maintenance, and client/owner education.No prerequisite knowledge required to take this course.
Once finished, the reader should be able to promote or make a strong case for the inclusion of green facades as a standard building component on projects; describe the differences between green facades and living walls, and the differences between 3-dimensional and 2-dimensional green facade systems; list and discuss considerations that should be comprehensively addressed during design, installation, and post-installation stages of a green facade system, and specify a green facade system, describing plant material, soils, planting details, and maintenance programming to fulfill the design intent. A ten question quiz follows the course.

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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0
BOMI (CPD) 1.0