Certificate in Green Buildings: Environmental Design, Energy Management & Performance Based Construction

Cosumnes River College

Date Posted: Feb. 25, 2016
Submitted by: Monika Urbanski
Sustainability Topics: Curriculum, Buildings, Energy
Content Type: Academic Programs
Disciplines: Architecture, Design
Program Type: Undergraduate Certificate/Diploma
Distance: Local Only
Commitment: Both


The purpose of this certificate is to develop job skills and an understanding of green strategies for high performance buildings and livable communities. It is focused at students and professionals in the fields of architecture; construction; building management; construction management; building inspection; design technology; landscape; and planning, who want to acquire a comprehensive knowledge of an integrated, economic life-cycle approach to the design of the built environment. It includes study of green rating systems, material choices and environmental strategies for a livable, sustainable future. This certificate helps to develop the knowledge base related to sustainable green buildings and environments for the careers of Architecture, Construction, Construction Management, Building Inspection, Horticulture, Landscape Architecture and Architectural Design Technology.

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