This course features an overview discussion on sustainability in the built environment, including common terminology and guidance on what tools/resources are used in designing for low embodied carbon green building projects. In addition, it reviews certification platforms and how to optimize product attributes with the many commercial roofing assemblies.
- Review common terminology and how embodied carbon is measured and the associated changing dynamics with building designs.
- Explain the role of sustainability in sourcing: what to look for in terms of roofing products and manufacturing practices.
- Review sustainability methods to common industry certifications, such as LEED®.
- Review commercial roofing options to maximize product attributes.