Courses

  • 1 Lesson

    10 Things to Know About the Living Building Challenge (LBC)

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5C
    This article reviews 10 important elements of the Living Building Challenge for the purpose of providing an overview of its mission, goals, and performance areas.
  • 1 Lesson

    3D Printing and Sustainability – What you need to know?

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    Learn about 3D printing applications, limitations, and how it relates to sustainability.
  • 1 Lesson

    A Ripple Effect Sustainable Supply Chain & LEED v4

    • Audio Visual
    • "1CE "
    • BD+C, O+M, ID+C, LEED Green Associate
    • 1 LU|HSW.
    This 1 hour course will allow students to learn how supply chain sustainability impacts us as professionals and the environment. Identify the role of the Supply Chain in the new LEED v4 rating system.
  • 1 Lesson

    A world view of Plastics- Consumption, Environment and Human health

    • Flipbook Article
    • 0.5CE
    In summary, there is a brief discussion of alternatives to current plastic manufacturing and disposal systems and what it will take to reduce plastic in food production and the environment.
  • 1 Lesson

    Accelerating the Path to “Green” through ESG Disclosure

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    This course provides a review of the state of ESG disclosure, particularly in the Europe Union and the United States for comparison purposes.
  • 1 Lesson

    All About Green Globes

    • Flipbook Article
    • 2CE
    • General
    • 2 LU|HSWs.
    In accordance with Executive Order 13123, government buildings are increasingly being designed to net-zero standards. Dave Pratt, Professional Mechanical Engineer and Certified Energy Manager, will describe the design requirements for net-zero buildings to comply with new government regulations, and highlight examples of compliant buildings and interventions.
  • 1 Lesson

    Are India’s Plastic Roads the Solution to the World’s Plastic Waste Epidemic?

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    Are India’s plastic roads the solution to world’s plastic waste epidemic? Learn more through this article written by Pooja Jain and Diana Webb.
  • 1 Lesson

    BACK TO THE BASICS: EMBRACING THE RICHNESS OF TRADITIONAL KNOWLEDGE FOR A “GREENER” EARTH

    • Flipbook Article
    • 0.5CE
    When Western science cannot explain particular environmental issues with hard core data, there is invaluable information that is never discovered. Indigenous people, on the other hand, rely on ingrained knowledge to assess the natural world. The knowledge is called by many names, but it is commonly referenced as Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK). Can we incorporate Indigenous Knowledge into Environmental Sustainability and Sustainable Infrastructures?
  • 1 Lesson

    Because We’re Fur-Baby Crazy!

    • Flipbook Article
    • 1CE
    This course reviews environmental sustainability in the pet industry. It discusses the status of the industry, best practices of leading companies, and issues and challenges to advancing green efforts.
  • 1 Lesson

    BIMagination: From 3D to 5D

    • Audio Visual
    • 2CE
    • General
    • 2 LU|HSWs.
    This course looks at how BIM is being utilized by the design, construction, and operations
  • 1 Lesson

    Biophilic Design for Hospital

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    Biophilic design is a human-centered strategy aimed at creating environments that connect with our innate predisposition to prefer nature and in particular natural elements associated with safety and abundance. Hospital that incorporate biophilic design can reduce stress and create spaces that are comfortable and calming for patients and their loved ones.
  • 1 Lesson

    Biophilic Design for Schools

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    Biophilic design is a human-centered strategy aimed at creating environments that connect with our innate predisposition to prefer nature and in particular natural elements associated with safety and abundance.
  • 2 Lessons

    Biophilic Design: A Truly Sustainable Solution

    • Audio Visual
    • 1C
    • General
    • 1 LU|HSW.
    This course is part of GBRI's Biophilia series where we look at the applications on biophilic design in the built environment.
  • 1 Lesson

    Biotechnology and Sustainability: Where Science and Earth Meet

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    The U.S. Department of Energy's Bioenergy Technologies Office defines the relationship of biotechnology and sustainability as the development of "…the resources, technologies, and systems needed to support a thriving bioenergy industry that protects natural resources and advances environmental, economic, and social benefits."
  • 1 Lesson

    Building Green on a Budget: A Life Cycle Approach

    • Audio Visual
    • 2CE
    • General
    • 2 LU|HSWs.
    This course conducts a detailed analysis of the cost of building green throughout the life cycle of a project. It looks at different green elements starting from the conception of the project to the point where the project is handed over to the building owner.
  • 1 Lesson

    Building Information Modeling

    • Audio Visual
    • 2CE
    • General
    • 2 LU|HSW
    This course is designed to be an overview of BIM applications and functionality, particularly as it relates to the green building industry. It will begin by looking at the problems that BIM was developed to solve,and then move on to the uses and benefits that BIM can offer a project.
  • 1 Lesson

    C O A L : BLACK GOLD …OR IS IT?

    • Flipbook Article
    • 1 CE
    • General
    • 1LU
    The following sections provide a brief review of the coal industry in the U.S., offer an overview of the global coal industry, and present the arguments for and against maintaining or expanding the current levels of coal-fired energy. The United States is used as the discussion country for purposes of argument.
  • 1 Lesson

    Caffeine: How Your Morning Coffee and Tea may be Lacking Sustainability

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    This article isn’t to scare you off from your cup of joe, but to instead educate you that your caffeine intake may be hurting others and the environment just as much as it’s keeping you addicted.
  • 1 Lesson

    Climate Change and health: a lunchtime chat with Dr. Joan Schiller

    • Audio Visual
    • 1CE
    • General
    • 1LU
    Dr. Joan Schiller is a medical oncologist and adjunct professor at University of Virginia. She is passionate about the impact of climate change on health. She recently published two articles on the subject in The Journal of Clinical Oncology – Oncology Practice and Lung Cancer News, a publication of the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer. Join us as Dr. Schiller explores the topic and shares her wisdom.
  • 1 Lesson

    Cochin International Airport: World’s first completely solar powered airport

    • Flipbook Article
    • .5CE
    This course discusses various aspects of the solar power project, including the project implementation phases, the process for choosing a location for the solar panels and project challenges.
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