This course applies to the application of green building technology for house construction and housing components. It will give you a brief overview of how they work and how they are applied including installation and components.
We'll talk about the history and the background of green technology, building envelope and modifiers, controlling moisture and temperature, ICFs and SIP-type construction. ICF being insulated concrete forms and SIP being structurally insulated panels, radiant barrier technology, solar, passive and photovoltaic, insulation technology, tankless water heaters, which are all considered green components in the green technology purview.
At the end of this course, you will be able to:
- Discuss the different kinds of Green Products found
- Discuss how they interact with building construction
- Identify potential & common problem areas with these products
- Identify how they can save money and energy