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Sustainability Academy

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  6 AIA LU/HSW; 2 AIA LU

The Sustainability and Healthy Materials Academy focuses on the increasing use of safe, eco-friendly materials within the larger tent of sustainable design within the sphere of residential, commercial and industrial applications. It explores environmental and aesthetic benefits, technical advances, code-compliance, as well as the inherent opportunities for using healthy materials and sustainability strategies to enhance not only aesthetics but the overall lifecycle and integrity of a given project. As innovative design solutions become increasingly critical in creating sustainable, cost-effective, modern structures, healthy, natural materials and products are seeing a renaissance for both their beauty and performance qualities.

Upon successful completion of the academy, participants will earn 8 AIA LU: 6 AIA LU/HSW and 2 AIA LU, as well as a digital badge from Architectural Record recognizing and validating their accomplishment. Each course within the academy is accompanied by a quiz. Complete and pass each quiz to receive your credits, certificate of completion, and digital badge


The Benefits of Designing Healthier Buildings
Healthy material selection and design options
Healthy Materials
Sweating the Small Stuff: Some molecules don’t belong in a building. Product transparency helps ar...
Sustainable Campus Development
Campuses Go Green: Colleges and universities take environmentally responsible design to new levels.
The Picture of Health
A new certification system for buildings places the occupant at the center of sustainable design.
Biophilia
Suite Life: Biophilic design and the hospitality sector are a natural fit.
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