Want to save money and make your home more comfortable?
The Sustainable Building Training program helps building designers, architects and home owners create homes that are energy efficient, cool in summer and warm in winter.
This course uncovers the secrets to reducing the need for costly air-conditioning and heating to make homes comfortable all year round.
This course specifically covers:
- - How hot air and cold air moves through a building
- - How selecting the right building materials saves you money and helps keep you cool
- - How low cost approaches at the design phase can save tens of thousands of dollars over the life of the building
Who should undertake this course?:
The course is designed for building designers and architects who want to understand the key to designing sustainable homes. It is also designed for home owners interested in making their house more comfortable and help reduce heating and cooling costs.
ABSA, BDAV and RAIA members receive CPD points for completion of this course.
Enrol Now to save money and create more comfortable homes.
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About the instructor
Michael has won Australian Business Awards in project management, innovation and sustainability. Michael’s work has been featured in BRW, the Australian Financial Review and Smart Company.
Michael has edited two books and authored over 50 book chapters, academic and industry articles as well as dozens of blog posts on project, program and portfolio. He also regularly teaches at Universities in Australia and is a sought after speaker delivering keynote addresses both nationally and international. He was recently invited to the United Nations Headquarters to speak with business leaders around the world on improving sustainability in project management
He is currently working with an international consortium to fund and deliver development projects in Costa Rica, Malaysia, Croatia and the Solomon Islands.
Module 1: Building Thermal Performance
Module 2: Solar Passive Design
Module 3: Orientation and Siting
Module 4: Zoning and Layout
Module 5: Thermal Mass
Module 6: Common Building Elements
Module 7: Floor Types and Materials
Module 8: Windows and Glazing
Module 9: Shading and Eaves
Module 10: Convection and Ventilation
Module 11: Insulation
Module 12: Landscaping and Vegetation
Module 13: Improving Thermal Performance Through Design
Module 14: Alterations, Additions and Building Defects