People, Our Planet, and Water

People, Our Planet, and Water

to take this course

In this course, the design professional will gain insight into water efficiency and the role of sustainable plumbing. We will discuss testing and standards, as well as emerging environmental technologies. The increasing importance of product transparency will be addressed, especially regarding contributions to LEED certification.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Define Water Efficiency
  2. Explain why additional testing may be needed beyond that required to meet the WaterSense specification for toilets
  3. Distinguish between reducing the volume of water used in a building and reducing flow rates
  4. Select technologies for use in designing bathrooms which continue toward LEED points and meet long-term sustainability goals
Design Category (CSI Division): 
(22) Plumbing
AIBD Division: 
Building Design
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Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
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Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion