RedVector RV-6468

Green Building Materials: Product Selection & Specification

Green Building Materials: Product Selection & Specification

4 hrs. Online Course

Level: Intermediate

Item#: RV-6468

SME: Dru Meadows, AIA, CSI, CCS

This course has been discontinued.

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.


Vector Solutions has a long history of providing industry-specific content for its customers. While this course and its content remain accurate and functional within our systems, the look and feel may not match our more modern offerings.
Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course you will be able to:

  • Discuss the standard product selection process
  • Identify the different green building material categories
  • Recognize the green building material options
  • Research the technical information regarding green building materials
  • Review the methods to evaluate green building materials
  • Illustrate how to design, specify, and build green
  • Discover how the product specification process works
  • Describe how the construction process works
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