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Environmentally Preferable Products (2 credit hours/2 HSW Hours)
Consumers and businesses are more aware of the potential environmental impacts of products that they purchase than ever before. Not only is environmentally preferable product design the right thing to do, it can also give products a competitive advantage in the marketplace. The U.S. Green Building Councils LEED program and U.S. Executive Order 13423 [1] are examples of market forces that are driving demand for environmentally preferable products in the U.S. building & construction industry. This course is designed to introduce individuals involved in the selection, design, use, sale and introduction of building products to the principles of environmentally preferable product design. Examples relevant to the Architecture, Engineering & Construction industry are presented and analyzed.
Donna Timmons, PE
After completing the course, you will gain insights and an understanding of:

Environmental impact categories
Product design attributes that reduce environmental impact
The term Functional Unit
Comprehensive stages of the product life cycle
International standards associated with environmental consciousness
How to apply life cycle thinking to product design
How to assess qualitatively the predominant life cycle stage of a product
How to develop environmentally preferable products
The Building Environmental & Economic Sustainability (BEES) database
Standards and guidelines for environmental marketing claims

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