There are many ways to be green, but three energy-related technologies stand out for their potential to positively impact the planet. As prices for oil, natural gas, and electricity spiral ever upward, it is crucial for Building Teams to focus on these alternative sources. This free AIA/CES course from Building Design+Construction gives an introduction to wind, solar, and geothermal power, explaining how they affect the building market as well as project planning and construction.
What you will learn
After reading this article, you should be able to:
* Compare the benefits and requirements of geothermal, solar, and wind power for use in commercial building projects.
* Understand the basic considerations for applying renewable energy in project planning and coordination.
* Describe the changing marketplace for renewables in building projects.
Take this free AIA course at:
http://www.bdcuniversity.com/green-power-sustainable-building-techniques-and-technologies?courseid=1075 (short registration required)