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Sponsored by DuPont Surfaces
Learning Objectives - After this course, you should be able to:
- %IDescribe the impact of buildings on the environment and who the key motivators, influencers, and drivers are.
- %IDiscuss the meaning of “Green” and why it is so relevant to today's buildings.
- %IEvaluate the role of Solid Surface and Engineered Quartz in high performance, sustainable buildings.
- %IExplain the U.S. Green Building Council's LEED® program and determine how
- %ISolid Surface & Engineered Quartz may contribute to obtaining points.
- %ISummarize other national Green Guidelines and Standards for Green Buildings.
1 AIA LU/HSW
Solid Surface and Engineered Quartz are surfacing materials that provide functionality, performance, and aesthetics that not only enhance the beauty of buildings and homes but also contribute to their sustainability and the health and comfort of their occupants. This course focuses on the major impact of buildings on the environment, the role of high performance buildings in more efficient use of natural resources and lessening of negative impacts on the environment, the role of LEED® and other certification programs, and the significant contribution that Solid Surface and Engineered Quartz surfaces can make to high performance, sustainable, LEED-certified buildings.