Published byPearson (July 17th 2009) - Copyright © 2009
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Developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research
Lead contributor: Dr. Annie Pearce, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Tech
Now featuring a comprehensive vocabulary list, this updated new module brings together the expertise of industry and higher education in defining a topic of growing international importance: green building. Geared to entry-level craft workers or to anyone wishing to learn more about green building, this module provides fundamental instruction in the green environment, green construction practices, and green building rating systems.
Presented in easy-to-understand terms and illustrations, Your Role in the Green Environment will better equip learners to make decisions regarding their personal impacts on the environment and will make them more aware of how to lessen their impacts in the built environment.
“This training program marks a major milestone on the road to more responsible construction practices and indicates that the tipping point in green building has probably been reached.”
Dr. Charles Kibert
Director, Powell Center for Construction and Environment
University of Florida
“NCCER has developed a solid course that supports the training and certification efforts of Green Advantage for residential and commercial environmental certification.”
Grady O’ Rear, Executive Director, Green Advantage
“As a US Green Building Council Education Provider, NCCER is committed to enhancing the ongoing professional development of building industry professionals.”
United States Green Building Council
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Table of contents
Chapter 2 Working Toward a Green Environment: Best Practices for Construction
Chapter 3 Making Smart Green Decisions: Tools & Strategies
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