Building Green on a Budget: A Life Cycle Approach

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.
· November 27, 2017
  • Audio Visual
  • 2CE
  • General
  • 2 LU|HSWs.
Overview
Reviews
Instructor

About

In the world of dollars and cents, there must be a business case developed for building green. Many people hold the belief that sustainable architecture has to cost more than traditional buildings. The truth is far different. Considering the project from a holistic perspective, making the right decisions concerning building elements, and managing budgets can lead to green buildings that either cost the same or only have a small cost differential.

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. It compares different delivery methods such as Design Build and Design Bid Build to analyze associated green costs. Learn from the experts how to reduce the costs of building green without losing the essence of project. The course reviews methods for analyzing and breaking down green cost elements; adopting a life cycle approach; the lessons learned from prior projects; and what to watch for when building on a budget.

What you will learn

  1. Analyze the cost of building green through out the life cycle of a project
  2. Analyze various elements that affect the cost of building green
  3. Learn cost effective solutions through case studies
  4. Understand the advantages of life cycle approach to reduce costs
  5. Lessons learned from building green

Ratings and Reviews

0.0
Avg. Rating
0 Ratings
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
What's your experience? We'd love to know!
No Reviews Found!
Show more reviews
What's your experience? We'd love to know!

About Instructor

GBRI

192 Courses

+4139 enrolled
Not Enrolled
or $ 19.99

Course Includes

  • 1 Lesson
  • 1 Quiz

Ratings and Reviews

0.0
Avg. Rating
0 Ratings
5
0
4
0
3
0
2
0
1
0
What's your experience? We'd love to know!
No Reviews Found!
Show more reviews
What's your experience? We'd love to know!

Responses

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

The journey to become a sustainability guru begins here!
Jeslin Varghese
gbri-logo

Sustainability education should not have any boundaries!

Register now to get started.

By creating an account, I declare that I have read and accepted GBRI’s Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Please accept the Terms and Conditions to proceed.
OR REGISTER WITH
GBRI is your #1 source for sustainability education with more than 250 courses to choose from!
gbri-logo

Welcome back!

Login to access your sustainability courses, certificates, badges, community and more!
OR LOGIN WITH