Green Building Essentials: A Comprehensive Approach Course


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June 2024

Code Date Duration Location Fee Action
GBE007 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Nakuru, Kenya KES 84,000 | $1,100 Register
GBE007 24 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024 5 days Pretoria, South Africa $2,400 Register
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June 2024

Date
Duration
Location
Fee
Action
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Nakuru
KES 84,000 $1,100
24 Jun - 28 Jun 2024
5 days
Pretoria
$2,400
I Want To See More Dates...

Unfortunately, we do not have any dates scheduled at this time. Do you have a date in mind when you would like to take your training?

Request Custom Schedule

Contact Us on (+254) 715 077 817 / (+254) 792 516 000 or email us [email protected].


Introduction.

The Green Building Essentials course offers participants a comprehensive understanding of sustainable building practices, focusing on key aspects such as life cycle assessment, energy efficiency, water conservation, materials selection, indoor environmental quality, waste reduction, and more. Through a combination of theoretical lectures, case studies, interactive discussions, and practical exercises, participants will gain the knowledge and skills necessary to design, construct, and operate green buildings that minimize environmental impact while maximizing occupant comfort and well-being.

Duration: 5 Days

Who should attend:

  • Architects
  • Engineers (Civil, Environmental, Mechanical, Electrical)
  • Building Designers
  • Sustainability Consultants
  • Construction Managers
  • Facility Managers
  • Environmentalists and Conservationists
  • Policy Makers and Urban Planners
  • Researchers in the field of Architecture and Environmental Science

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Course Objectives:

By the end of the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand the principles and importance of sustainable building practices.
  • Explore the concept of life cycle assessment and its role in evaluating the environmental impact of buildings.
  • Learn strategies for efficient site selection and structural design to optimize resource use and minimize environmental footprint.
  • Gain insights into energy-efficient building design, including passive design strategies and renewable energy integration.
  • Discover techniques for water conservation and efficient water management in buildings.
  • Identify sustainable materials and construction methods to minimize environmental impact and promote resource efficiency.
  • Understand the importance of indoor environmental quality and learn strategies for enhancing occupant comfort and well-being.
  • Explore methods for optimizing operations and maintenance practices to ensure long-term sustainability.
  • Learn about waste reduction strategies and best practices for managing construction and operational waste.
  • Familiarize yourself with different ISO certifications relevant to green building practices.

Course Outline

Module 1: Introduction to Green Building Principles

  • Overview of sustainable building concepts and practices
  • Importance of green building in mitigating environmental impact
  • Introduction to life cycle assessment (LCA) and its application in building design

Module 2: Design and Construction Efficiency

  • Site selection considerations for green buildings
  • Structural design strategies to optimize resource use and minimize environmental impact
  • Passive design principles for energy-efficient buildings

Module 3: Energy and Water Efficiency

  • Strategies for energy-efficient building design and operation
  • Integration of renewable energy systems
  • Water conservation techniques and efficient water management practices

Module 4: Materials Efficiency and Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Sustainable materials selection and construction methods
  • Indoor environmental quality (IEQ) parameters and their impact on occupant health and productivity
  • Strategies for enhancing IEQ through ventilation, lighting, and material choices

Module 5: Operations, Maintenance, and Waste Reduction

  • Optimization of building operations and maintenance practices for sustainability
  • Waste reduction strategies in construction and building operation
  • Overview of ISO certifications relevant to green building practices

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