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  Healthy Design and Sustainable Design Between Fitwel and LEED


$10

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In this course you will know more about the common design features between the healthy design certification system (Fitwel) and the sustainable design certification system LEED V4 (BD+C). Further, you will learn more about the post pandemic life and how to be reassured when going back to workplace.


Credits: 1 AIA HSW + 1 GBCI , LEED Specific BD+C, WELL + 1 AIBC Core LU + 1 AAA Structured LU + 1 OAA, OAQ, SAA, MAA, AAPEI, NWTAA

Length: 1 hour

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Sponsored by: America Training Solutions Published: 06/28/2022

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  Ethics and the Environment: An Architect’s Intent, Process, and Path to Net Zero


$10

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The topic of ethics has never been more prevalent for today’s architects, especially in our obligation to the environment. With new data constantly published about the human toll on today’s world, the construction industry must take purposeful steps to not only reduce the environmental impact in the building process but also promote a sustainable design that will last for generations. This two-hour presentation will discuss ethics and the architect’s obligation to the environment. We’ll review what it means to meet Net-Zero goals and the outside influences, including cost, that may pose challenges.


Credits: 1 AIA HSW + 1 USGBC/GBCI + 1 Ethics + 1 AIBC Core LU + 1 AAA Structured LU + 1 OAA, OAQ, SAA, MAA, AAPEI, NWTAA

Length: 1h

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Sponsored by: America Training Solutions Published: 06/08/2022

  Sound Advice For Architectural Acoustics


$20

Description

Unwanted sound impacts and affects inhabitants of our created spaces, both physiologically and psychologically. If it not already, controlling noise will quickly become a mandated concern for designers.

Attesting to increasing regulatory focus on noise, is a recent proliferation of standards, guidelines, and codes regarding acoustics. Very soon, many of these guidelines will no longer be mere suggestions. Most acoustic concerns can be addressed with a basic understanding on how sound travels and is reflected, blocked, absorbed, or transmitted by materials and assemblies chosen in designing envelopes. 

Acoustic design is best addressed in an incremental fashion. Fundamentals are first covered, including basic principles regarding sound, how its energy moves through matter, how its path and intensity can...

Credits: 1.5 AIA HSW, 1.5 USGBC, + 1.5 AIBC Core LU + 1.5 AAA Structured LU + 1 OAA, OAQ, SAA, MAA, AAPEI, NWTAA

Length: 1.5h

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Sponsored by: AFD Consulting (Paul Spite) Published: 11/02/2020