Selecting the right green building material for your project and then actually incorporating it into your design can sometimes be an overwhelming process. However, with the resources and step-by-step procedures detailed in this 4-hour interactive online course, you''ll have a better understanding of where you can find answers to your questions about green materials, which materials are right for you, and how the construction process actually works.
This course introduces you to the green building products selection process, product specification process, and the construction process. It also includes a detailed conclusion that summarizes both the history and future of green building materials.This is the second course in the two-part series, Green Building Materials.
This course includes a multiple-choice test at the end of each section.
At the conclusion of this course, you will know the answers to the following questions:
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Dru Meadows, AIA, CSI, CCS, is cofounder and partner in the GreenTeam, Inc. She is the co-author of the book "Green Building Materials, A Guide to Product Selection & Specification," which is the basis for several RedVector.com online courses.
By RHOBIN T. on June 23, 2019
One of the items is that there a 16 divisions of specifications, that is ha…
By Kirk J. (Engineer, Professional Organization) on April 12, 2020
One of the items is that there a 16 divisions of specifications, that is hardly used any more, in 2004 CSI starte a new set of specifications that has 50 divisions. need to modify based on that.
The course would have benefitted from more than just written slides.
By Douglas H. (Engineer, Professional Organization) on October 9, 2019
The course would have benefitted from more than just written slides. Visuals, audio, etc.
This course is dated 1999 making it 20 years old.
By Dave R. (Engineer, Professional Organization) on June 15, 2019
This course is dated 1999 making it 20 years old. These courses should be updated. For instance, the course document states there are 16 CSI divisions. But the number of divisions has changed serveral times in the last 20 years and there are many more than 16.
I felt like it was more a course of a general construction design/construct…
By CHRISTI G. (Interior Designer) on April 28, 2020
I felt like it was more a course of a general construction design/construction process rather than Green Building Material specs.