Description

This course will provide and introduction to technologies employed in modern sustainable building projects around the world. Participants will gain an understanding of technology options available to building design and construction practitioners including technology and design techniques for water efficiency, water harvesting and minimizing waste in the built environment.Participants will understand the impacts of the building industry on water consumption and waste generation, develop an understanding of technologies available to achieve high water efficiency outcomes in the built environment, understand the key sources of waste in the building industry and strategies to reduce, reuse, and recycle these waste streams.This course features an 8-partlecture serieson all subjects involving water and waste management, such as:Environmental Impacts Of Building IndustryWater In BuildingsWater in Irrigation and LandscapingWater HarvestingGreywater and Blackwater Recycling And TreatmentsWasteGreen Building Examples