sustainable building

sustainable building

SUSTAINABLE BUILDING DESIGN AIA 6 HSW SEMINAR PREVIEW-CONTINUING EDUCATION / DEVELOPMENT

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1. Discuss the impact of buildings on the world carbon footprint and tell how you as an architect could make sensible design changes to reduce that footprint. 2. List ways fossil fuel use could be reduced by using specific renewable energy sources. Discuss current practical limitations to renewable energy sources. 3. Explain how underground aquifers can be recharged as a result of the architects decisions made during the site planning and landscaping process. 4. Critically evaluate recycling efforts for building waste and consumer waste. Prioritize waste stream economic values and speculate as to which recycled materials cost more than the effort is worth.