Better Building Materials

Better Building Materials

This one hour course will empower project teams and design professionals to take leading roles in using materials selection to promote human health and protect the environment.

Learning Objectives: 
  1. Describe the environmental and human health consequences of building materials.
  2. Discuss the evolution of green building perspectives on building materials including recent refinements to LEED v4, and the inclusion of credits with a focus on disclosure such as MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Sourcing of Raw Materials in LEED for BD+C and ID+C.
  3. Explain the intent of LEED v4 credits focused on life-cycle impacts in BD+C and ID+C, such as MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Environmental Product Declarations.
  4. Explain how the Health Product Declaration (HPD) can qualify products to contribute under MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredients in LEED v4 for BD+C and ID+C.
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AIA Course Number: 
GCE003
GBCI Course ID: 
0920014492
Delivery Format: 
Narrated Video
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
Course & Quiz Details: 

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions

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

$35.00