Low Carbon Building - Self Study

Online

Author: Bruce King

Subjects: Green Building: Sustainable Building

Length: 1 module

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Description

What good is a “Net-Zero” building if just the act of creating it dumps a huge load of CO2 into the air? The urgency of climate disruption demands that we reduce impacts now, not slowly over the next 50 years. Here we will look beyond reducing operating energy to also reducing the effects of construction and material choices.

This course is more of an introduction to low carbon building, rather than a 'how-to' course. You can expect to see some interesting examples and get exposure to some interesting new concepts. The goal is to whet your appetite and get you thinking in new ways.

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Self Paced Online Course

This is a self-study, self-paced online course. You can begin instantly upon enrollment and complete the course materials on your own pace.

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Author

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Bruce King

Ecological Building Network

Bruce is an engineer, author, and the founder and director of EBNet, an open, collaborative group of builders, scientists, architects and engineers that provides practical technical guidance for designing and constructing better buildings. Bruce and EBNet are currently organizing the BuildWell Symposium, a gathering of the world’s thought leaders in the field of green...[more]

Course Outline

Low Carbon Building: Getting to Real Zero

In this module, you'll watch the lecture video and check out a couple of supplementary resources.

  • READ: Course Learning Objectives (PDF) (Download .pdf)
  • Presentation Slides (PDF) (Download .pdf)
  • REFERENCE: Required Reading Assignments (PDF) (Download .pdf)
  • Low Carbon Building: Getting to Real Zero (47:03) (Video)
  • 10 Questions, Multiple Choice (Quiz)

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