Green Building Design with Concrete Masonry Units (LU/HSW)
Green building strategies – in accordance with or independent of LEED standards – continue to rise in importance across all building types.
This course will discuss the green building and sustainable design benefits of concrete masonry including life cycle costs, durability, energy performance, and safety. Additionally, the course will detail how building with concrete masonry can contribute to specific LEED credits, and to the health, safety, and indoor comfort of the occupant.
After completing this course, attendees will be able to:
- Become familiar with the ways in which concrete masonry can potentially contribute to economical and sustainable building practices.
- Identify concrete masonry’s inherent sustainable qualities.
- Identify changes to LEED in relation to specifying concrete masonry.
- Explain how concrete masonry can prevent the growth of mold in the building.
This course is applicable to all masonry products.
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