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Renewable Energy Fundamentals Webcast
Energy Technology is changing. The research and development of alternative resources is evolving rapidly – are you ready for the possibilities? You can be prepared to discuss and recommend many different solutions to the growing need for alternative sources of energy.
This Webcast provides you with information about existing resources and the more recently discovered alternatives. You will get definitions of energy types and a full array of energy technologies as well as the advantages and disadvantages of implementing, operating, and maintaining the various resources.
Green Building Envelope Design Webcast
You can design a green building envelope that not only houses and protects the occupants but also meets the criteria for LEED certification.
This webcast provides you with the concepts, principles, and practices that you can learn and apply to new construction as well as to your retrofitting projects. We’ll cover important topics including pre-design considerations, energy efficiency, and maintenance and operations.
Ethical Decision Making for Design and Construction Professionals Webcast
Designers, Planners, Architects, Landscape Architects, and Engineers all need to know about and adhere to established codes of ethics. Then you will protect the public and the environment now as well as in the future.
This webcast gives you the history of the events that led to our current attitudes regarding ethical decision making. You will get specific examples of the consequences for making unwise decisions. You’ll also receive instruction in the ethical considerations involved in making good, safe, ethical decisions.
Irrigation Practices for Commercial and Residential Sites Webcast
This Webcast is a full-spectrum discussion of irrigation practices. We'll start with history, discuss fundamentals, move on to proper design, and finish with alternative approaches to traditional irrigation methods. You'll receive valuable information on effective, efficient irrigation methodology for all residential and commercial needs.
LEED 2012 Changes Webcast
LEED is changing. LEED 2012 is a technical update to the LEED rating systems including the Building Design + Construction, Interior Design + Construction, Operations + Maintenance, Neighborhood Development, and LEED for Homes rating systems. This webcast will give you what you need to stay current with the changes, which makes you even more valuable to your client base. You will get the proposed changes including the addition of three new credit categories, changes to technical content, and a revised point distribution.
Florida Building Code Advanced 2010: Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture Fittings
The Florida Building Code (FBC) is the go-to guide for builders and others involved in the building trade when it comes to ensuring that minimum standards are met in a variety of areas critical to constructing safe, quality structures. Various parts of the FBC address everything from putting in an acceptable floor to appropriate plumbing, windows, and parking spaces.
In this interactive online course, we will be discussing the requirements of Chapter 4, Fixtures, Faucets and Fixture Fittings, of the Florida Building Code, Plumbing. This course addresses the rules and requirements for outfitting the plumbing system of various structures with properly installed, approved components.
Florida Building Code Advanced 2010: Residential Floors
The Florida Building Code (FBC) is the go-to guide for builders and others involved in the building trade when it comes to ensuring that minimum standards are met in a variety of areas critical to constructing safe, quality structures. Various parts of the Florida Building Code address everything from putting in an acceptable floor to appropriate plumbing, windows, and parking spaces.
This interactive online course is based on the 2010 Florida Building Code: Residential, Chapter 5 – Floors, which addresses the proper construction of floors in residential occupancies. In addition to general guidelines, you will learn specifics about how to install Wood Floor Framing, Floor Sheathing, Pressure-Preservative-Treated Wood Floors (on ground), and Concrete Floors (on ground).
This course is an introduction to the basics of generating electricity and covers the primary types of generation used today. The main pieces of equipment used in electricity generation are covered, as well as how generation is managed to meet demand from customers.
Power Transmission & Distribution
This course covers basic information regarding the transmission and distribution of electric power, including components of transmission lines, transformers and switchgear, substations and electric power distribution systems. General information related to electric service loads is covered, as well as operational aspects and costs involved in transmitting and distributing electric power. The future of electric power transmission is also discussed, providing some thoughts on what trends may be seen in coming years.