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Introduction to Materials & Resources

Format LIVE: Online
Offered by Green Education Services




United States
Price $25.00
Category Materials and resources

This introductory seminar will provide an overview of materials and resources initiatives. It will discuss the importance of choosin g appropriate materials for a building project, managing construction waste, as well as, ensuring the future occupants have the oppo rtunity and space to recycle. The lecture will focus on life cycle impacts associated with materials selection decisions.


  • Analyze the different characteristics that can contribute to a material's overall sustainability.
  • Specify the primary difference between the strategies of reduction, reuse, and recycling.
  • Analyze the life cycle impacts of materials to develop a sustainable procurement strategy.
  • Apply their understanding of materials and resources to a real-world example of a green building case study.
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CE Hours 1.0
AIA/CES (LU) 1.0
BOMI (CPD) 1.0