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  • Ethics: Shades of Green

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    This three-hour course will discuss why professionals have a green ethical obligation to promote excellence of design and endeavor to conserve and preserve the integrity and heritage of the natural and built environment.

    This three-hour webcast will focus on how our professional ethics are no longer black and white, they are shades of green. Not only do professionals have an obligation to design for the health, welfare, and safety of people they represent; they also have an obligation to safeguard the environment. This course will discuss why professionals have a green ethical obligation to promote excellence of design and endeavor to conserve and preserve the integrity and heritage of the natural and built environment. We will focus on how professional societies and registration boards are holding professionals accountable for sustainable design and planning practices and to consider the environment in everything they do. (Fundamental – 3 hours).

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 
    • Recognize the need for sustainable approaches imbedded in Codes of Ethics for professional organizations within the planning, design, and construction industry.
    • Explain the importance of a green ethical approach to the planning, design, and construction process which seeks to avoid depletion of energy, water, and raw material resources for future generations.
    • Develop ethical reasoning to aid professionals to navigate through difficult decisions to create environments that are livable and promote health, safety and well-being.
    • Practice an integrative approach to sustainable practices that seeks to prevent environmental degradation caused by facility and infrastructure developments during their implementation and over their life cycle.
    • Through case studies, comprehend some of the most common sustainable ethical considerations within the planning, design, and construction industry.

  • 30-Hour LEED AP BD+C Credentialing Maintenance Program (CMP) Basic Coverage Package #2

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    This 30-hour course package will completely satisfy the credential maintenance requirements for LEED AP’s with the BD+C specialty.

    This 30-hour course package will completely satisfy the credential maintenance requirements for LEED AP’s with the BD+C specialty. Included in this package are 30 hours of GBCI approved courses, including six hours of LEED-specific approved for the BD+C specialty. This package should only be taken by LEED AP’s with the specialty of BD+C for regular credential maintenance. (Intermediate - 30 hours).
     
    The courses contained in this package are:
    • Ethics: Shades of Green Webcast (RV-10465AW)
    • Green Building Materials: An Introduction (RV-5014)
    • Green Building with Steel - Part 4: Framing With Steel Studs (RV-10229) 
    • The WELL Building Standard (RV-11152AW) 
    • Green Design: Introduction to Indoor Environmental Air Quality (Based on LEED v4) (RV-10679) 
    • Green Design: Introduction to Sustainable Sites (Based on LEED v4) (RV-10681) 
    • Green Design: Introduction to Sustainable Water Systems (Based on LEED v4) 
    • Green Design: Sustainability and Historic Preservation (RV-10274)
    • Green Design: Sustainable Lighting Design (Based on LEED v4) (RV-10684) 
    • Introduction to ASHRAE 189.1-2011: Standard for the Design of High-Performance Green Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings (RV-10613AW)
    • LEED v4: Building Design and Construction (RV-10591AW) 

  • Green Streets

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    This interactive online two-hour course gives you the concept of green street design to remedy the social, environmental, and safety issues associated with standard street design.

    Can you design and execute a “green” street project? A green street is an integral part of the “green infrastructure” within an urban community. How much of an expert are you in stormwater management, mitigation of urban heat island effect and improvement of urban air quality? This interactive online two-hour course gives you the concept of green street design to remedy the social, environmental, and safety issues associated with standard street design. You'll learn how to design green streets to: reduce the amount of water that is collected and piped directly to streams and rivers; ensure the street has the least impact on the surrounding environment; and help ensure the safety of the pedestrian or bicyclist on the street. (Intermediate – 2 hours).

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
    • Understand the fundamental principles of green street design.
    • Comprehend the importance of environmental stewardship of a community.
    • Recognize the different types of green street details that professionals can incorporate into their urban transportation corridors.
    • Discuss how functional transportation design and sound environmental stewardship can work in concert at a neighborhood level to create healthy communities.
    • Utilize green street design concepts to achieve sustainability through stormwater management and low impact development.

  • Green Infrastructure 6: Best Practices for Stormwater Management

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    This three-hour course includes: integrated stormwater management planning; water pollution prevention; construction runoff prevention; surface pre-treatments for filtering runoff; catch basin inserts and water quality inlets; detention and Infiltration structures; and constructed wetlands.

    This course is the sixth of eight courses in the “15-Hour Green Infrastructure Package” that provides a template for design and implementation of Green Building concepts as they apply to cities and municipalities. This three-hour interactive online course gives you the information and action items to assess sites and identify opportunities to use Best Management Practices (BMPs) in “Green” planning, design and construction. Topics in this course include: integrated stormwater management planning; water pollution prevention; construction runoff prevention; surface pre-treatments for filtering runoff; catch basin inserts and water quality inlets; detention and Infiltration structures; and constructed wetlands. (Intermediate – 3 hours).

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
    • List Green Building Best Practices as they apply to stormwater management.
    • Discuss a proactive, integrated planning approach to urban stormwater management.
    • Define watershed-based drainage master plans and associated policies.
    • Explain pollution prevention and source control strategies to minimize damage to water sources and aquatic ecosystems.
    • Label water quality inlets to treat the highly polluted water quality volume of the design storm.
    • Explain surface pretreatment BMPs to remove sediments, salts, pollution, and debris.
    • Describe underground detention structures to temporarily attenuate and store runoff during peak flow periods.
    • Label surface and underground infiltration structures within or adjacent to the right-of-way to reduce stormwater runoff volumes and peak flows, improve water quality, and promote groundwater recharge.
    • Discuss constructed wetlands – permanent pools of water that are populated by wetland plants and aquatic organisms – to reduce, detain and treat stormwater runoff.
    • Use the material to develop your own checklists to improve existing policies and procedure.

  • Green Infrastructure 3: Best Practices for Streetscape

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    This two-hour interactive online course includes: working with community groups; attractive Streetscapes safe for pedestrians and vehicles; improvements that promote good health in cities; upgrades that are cost-effective and sustainable; and changes that provide for increased security.

    Infrastructure is the complex, interdependent system that supports our way of life. You can take advantage of a wide range of opportunities to build and re-build a "green" Infrastructure - if you have the right template. This course is one of the eight course “15-Hour Green Infrastructure Package” course series on Green Infrastructure that provides a template for design and implementation of Green Building concepts applicable to cities and municipalities. This two-hour interactive online course gives you the information and action items for assessing sites and identifying opportunities to implement Best Management Practices (BMPs) in “Green” planning, design and construction. Topics covered in this course are: working with community groups; attractive Streetscapes safe for pedestrians and vehicles; improvements that promote good health in cities; upgrades that are cost-effective and sustainable; and changes that provide for increased security. (Intermediate – 2 hours).

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
    • Describe the benefits of Green Building Best Practices as they apply to Streetscape.
    • Identify to community groups, Business Improvement Districts (BIDs), and key stake holders ways to enhance and maintain streetscape as part of street reconstruction projects or area-wide planning initiatives.
    • Design streetscapes that are conducive to walking and that optimally balance the needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, mass-transit users, and automobiles.
    • Define physical improvements and management measures to improve quality of life, health and safety, accessibility, connectivity, comfort, amenity and aesthetics.
    • Discuss improvements to streetscape to support bicycling and other forms of non-motorized active transportation,
    • Describe physical and operational improvements to the right-of-way to improve the efficiency, cost-effectiveness, convenience, and sustainability of surface mass transit.
    • Recognize the quality and quantity of right-of-way public spaces, green spaces, street furniture, and parks within or adjacent to the public right-of-way.
    • Explain legitimate security objectives with good urban design practices.
    • Use the material to develop your own checklists to improve existing policies and procedures.

  • 15-Hour Green Infrastructure Package

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    This 15-Hour Green Infrastructure Package contains seven courses on green infrastructure, as well as a green streets course.

    Infrastructure is the complex, interdependent system that supports our way of life. You can take advantage of a wide range of opportunities to build and re-build a “green” infrastructure. This 15-Hour Green Infrastructure Package contains seven courses on green infrastructure, as well as a green streets course. (Intermediate – 15 hours).
     
    The courses contained in this package are:
    • Green Infrastructure 1: Introduction to High Performance Guidelines (RV-10167) 
    • Green Infrastructure 2: Best Practices for Site Assessment (RV-10169)
    • Green Infrastructure 3: Best Practices for Streetscape (RV-10172) 
    • Green Infrastructure 4: Best Practices for Pavement (RV-10176) 
    • Green Infrastructure 5: Best Practices for Utilities (RV-10177) 
    • Green Infrastructure 6: Best Practices for Stormwater Management (RV-10179) 
    • Green Infrastructure 8: Best Practices for Construction (RV-10185) 
    • Green Streets (RV-10222) 

  • LEED v4 for Retail Projects

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    This one-hour course reviews the greatest changes in the new LEED v4 Rating System that would impact retail projects and what credits provide the biggest “bang for the buck.”

    This one-hour course reviews the greatest changes in the new LEED v4 Rating System that would impact retail projects and what credits provide the biggest “bang for the buck.” Real life relational stories are included to help reinforce some of the concepts and actions. We'll also review when the NC Rating System should be used or when the project is more aligned with the CI Rating System. (Intermediate – 1 hour).

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
    • List general changes in LEEDv4 (rating system NC).
    • Name the greatest changes impacting the health, safety, and welfare of the building occupants.
    • Explain the credits that provide the greatest impact on retail projects.
    • Implement ideas for some specific credits mentioned.
    • Recall timing and documentation to ensure success.

  • LEED v4 for Hospitality Projects

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    This one-hour course reviews the greatest changes in the new LEED v4 Rating System that would impact that hospitality projects and what credits provide the biggest “bang for the buck.”

    This one-hour course reviews the greatest changes in the new LEED v4 Rating System that would impact that hospitality projects and what credits provide the biggest “bang for the buck.” Real life relational stories are included to help reinforce some of the concepts and actions. We'll also review when the NC Rating System should be used or when the project is more aligned with the CI Rating System. (Intermediate – 1 hour).

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to: 
    • List general changes in LEEDv4 (rating system NC).
    • Name the greatest changes impacting the health, safety, and welfare of the building occupants.
    • Explain the credits that provide the greatest impact on hospitality projects.
    • Implement ideas for some specific credits mentioned.
    • Recall timing and documentation to ensure success.

  • Access Management

    Product not yet rated Contains 2 Component(s)

    This one-hour course is about access management, concerning the safe and efficient location of driveways and median openings.

    This one-hour course is about access management, concerning the safe and efficient location of driveways and median openings. In this course you will learn how to interpret local code and administrative code in establishing driveway locations; develop a simple traffic study in support of a driveway permit; and calculate queue, deceleration, and taper lengths for a driveway turn lane. (Intermediate – 1 hour).

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES

    Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
    • Identify safe driveway and median opening configurations for public access.
    • Apply local planning code and federal standards to driveway location and design for the safety of the public.
    • Compute safe queue length and deceleration and taper lengths for driveway turn lanes.
    • Prepare driveway permit applications and associated traffic studies.

  • 12-Hour LEED v4 and Green Design Package

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    This LEED v4 and Green Design Package provides 12 hours of the latest green and sustainable Design, LEED v4, and accessibility topics.

    This package provides 12 hours of the latest green and sustainable Design, LEED v4, and accessibility topics. The courses in this package satisfy the requirements for Texas Architects and Interior Designers. (Intermediate – 12 hours).
     
    The courses contained in this package are:
    • Access Management (RV-10697AW)
    • Green Design: Introduction to High Performance Building Design (Based on LEED v4) (RV-10683) 
    • Green Design: Sustainable Daylighting Design (Based on LEED v4) (RV-10686) 
    • Green Design: Sustainable Lighting Design (Based on LEED v4) (RV-10684)
    • LEED v4 for Hospitality Projects (RV-10698AW)
    • LEED v4 for New Construction Projects (RV-10819AW) 
    • LEED v4 for Retail Projects (RV-10700AW)