Including MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub
LCA Research Results
Four Live Webinars | 6 Continuing Education Hours
This online course consists of 4 live Webinars along with downloadable presentations, reading, and unit quizzes. Attendance at all four Webinar sessions is encouraged. However, if you must miss a scheduled Webinar, you will have an opportunity to view a recording.
Live online Webinars are held from noon–1:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
PURPOSE & BACKGROUND
Building owners, contractors, architects, engineers, specifiers and consumers are demanding more efficient and environmentally friendly projects and products. Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) is increasingly being used to evaluate structures and building products for environmental performance. This course provides detailed instruction on how LCA can be used to assess the environmental performance of concrete structures, including buildings and pavements. A review of new and existing research comparing the environmental life cycle performance of concrete and competing building materials will be presented. The course will also cover how the concrete industry is beginning to use LCA to evaluate and improve the concrete production process.
HOW YOU WILL BENEFIT
This seminar will provide attendees with state-of-the-art strategies, technologies and methodologies for utilizing LCA to maximize the environmental performance of their project or manufacturing process. At the end of this course attendees will be able to:
WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
This course is intended for design professionals, along with technical and operations professionals in the ready mixed concrete industry.
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT HOURS
This program is registered with AIA Continuing Education Systems. Participants who complete each webinar and associated quizzes will earn 6 Professional Development Hours, 6 AIA-CES, or 6 GBCI CE hours.
$295 per person for 6 hours of training.
FOR MORE INFORMATION:
Contact Jessica Walgenbach: firstname.lastname@example.org, (240) 485-1152.
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