||Earth Advantage Institute, 623 SW Oak St., Suite 300, Portland, OR 97205
||Friday, February 7 2014 @ 9:00 AM
||Saturday, February 8 2014 @ 5:00 PM
An in-depth look at the rationale for designing and building a healthy indoor environment while conserving natural resources.
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Health, Materials & Water (Green Building) course
DATE: Fri & Sat, February 7-8, 2014
TIME: 9:00-5:00pm PDT
LOCATION: Earth Advantage Institute, 623 SW Oak St., Suite 300, Portland, OR 97205
HOST: Earth Advantage
CONTACT: Ryan LaPoma, Education Specialist (email@example.com or 503-968-7160 x25)
The human and resource elements of our built environment have never been more important,
and this is your chance to hone in on the latest health trend currently taking center stage in
the high performance home market.
This two day course provides an in-depth look at the rationale for designing and building a
healthy indoor environment while conserving natural resources. Participants will explore various
health implications associated with design, material selection, and construction methods.
Innovative water conservation strategies and construction waste management strategies with
also be analyzed. Most importantly, successful integration of these strategies will be emphasized
during activities, course discussions, and site visits to two high performance home projects.
Day 1: Guest speaker presentation
Day 2: Two site visits to certified green homes
• Document health risks in a home and list healthy and efficient alternatives to traditional
materials and technologies.
• Analyze various building materials using various green criteria and identify local and
regional sources for optimum material selection.
• Practice a holistic materials approach concerning health and life cycle assessment.
• Explore strategies to improve water conservation both within a home and on site, and to
optimize a site’s stormwater management.
• CCB: 14 elective hours
• AIA: 14 LU/HSW/SD
• BPI: 7 CEUs
• OR Real Estate: 14 CEs
• OR Appraiser: 14 CEs
Stephen Aiguier - CPHC, Pres. & Founder of Green Hammer
Contact Ryan LaPoma via email at firstname.lastname@example.org or 503.968.7160 x25
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