6 training found

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  • Building Green with LEED: LEED Canada for New Construction 2009

    Building Green with LEED: LEED Canada for New Construction 2009

    This 36-hour course provides an in-depth review of the LEED Canada for New Construction Rating System. It helps building professionals develop their technical proficiency in this latest standard, supporting those planning to write the LEED Professional Accreditation Exam with the Building Design + Construction Specialty. In addition, current LEED APs receive all of the continuing education requirements needed to update to the LEED AP BD+C credential.

  • Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Conversations

    Climate Literacy: Navigating Climate Conversations

    Learn how to converse about climate change with confidence and diplomacy by taking part in this 100% online course which explores the basic terms and concepts needed to understand system relationships between atmosphere, ocean, land and life. Delve into the science behind climate change, including the climate system, causes of global warming, climate modelling and climate forecasting. Analyze demographic, economic, technological and political factors,...

  • Introduction to Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting

    Introduction to Greenhouse Gas Accounting and Reporting

    Carbon footprints are becoming an issue for organizations of all shapes and sizes. In this introductory course, learn the principles and processes necessary to measure greenhouse gas emissions. Discussions include reasons why companies measure their carbon footprints, the steps involved in footprint measurement, accounting methods and requirements, greenhouse gas reduction strategies and target setting, carbon credits and carbon neutrality. This course...

  • LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate Exam Preparation

    LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate Exam Preparation

    This 36-hour course provides comprehensive preparation for the LEED Green Associate exam, a first step towards becoming a green building practitioner. The LEED Green Associate credential distinguishes practitioners with a sound knowledge of green design, construction and operations. Designed by the Canada Green Building Council, this course provides an overview of the techniques, approaches, materials and technologies used in the LEED...

  • Life Cycle Assessment: A Practical Introduction to the Science of Sustainability

    Life Cycle Assessment: A Practical Introduction to the Science of Sustainability

    The need to decouple economic activities from environmental degradation has resulted in the rapid growth of the impact assessment market. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is the leading scientific impact assessment methodology used to develop quantified information on the environmental impacts of products and services over their life cycle. Topics covered include theory, standards, applications, limitations and interpretations of LCA. Learn to carry out and...

  • Passive House Design and Construction

    Passive House Design and Construction

    Based on the 2010 international Passive House training program (CEPH), this interactive course offers the practice and tools needed for Passive House construction – the world’s leading standard in low energy, sustainable construction. Architects, engineers, builders, sustainability consultants, building code professionals and others with an interest in green building gain the practical tools and resources needed to adapt this energy efficient...