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July 20-23 - Four Consecutive Days, 3-5 pm


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This course provides detailed instruction on how the use of concrete can minimize environmental impact of buildings and public works projects during construction and operation.  
This course will act to provide the concrete industry member a better understanding of the role that concrete can play in sustainable development.  After completing the course and passing the exam, the participant will receive the designation of “NRMCA Green Building Specialist.”

The participants are not required to complete the “Concrete’s Role in Sustainable Development, Part I” course but it is assumed that the participants have the basis of understanding of sustainability presented in that course. 

• The Environmental Attributes of Concrete
• Climate Change and Concrete
• Life Cycle Assessment
• Green Building Rating Systems and Concrete
• Energy Performance of Concrete Building Systems
• Stormwater Best Management Practices
• Optimizing Recycled Content

This seminar will provide attendees with state-of-the-art strategies, technologies and methodologies for designing sustainable concrete projects to maximize environmental performance. At the end of this course attendees will be able to:
• Understand the basics of low impact development 
• Specify high performance concrete building systems
• Implement pervious concrete pavement systems
• Develop project specifications to optimize recycled content
  and maximize durability

This course is intended for ready mixed concrete sales and marketing professionals. Ready mixed concrete technical and operations professionals will also benefit from this course

Participants who successfully complete the course and final exam (80% grade or higher) will be credited with:
• 8 Professional Development Hours
• 0.8 Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
• 8 AIA HSW Learning Units (LUs)
• USGBC Education Provider Program

Participants who successfully complete the course and certification exam (80% grade or higher) also receive the NRMCA Green Building Specialist Certification. For more details on NRMCA sustainability certifications visit

NRMCA Members: $295 per site + $100 per additional attendee
Non-members: $445 per site + $150 per additional attendee

Registration is easy:

Online: Click here to register online
<Fax: Fax-back registration form (pdf)

For registration and travel information:
Contact Jessica Moore: 888-846-7622 x 1152, jmoore@nrmca.org

For more course information: Contact Erin Ashley, eashley@nrmca.org

Following completion of your registration, you will receive instructions for participating in the seminar.
PC-based attendees: Required: Windows® 2000, XP Home, XP Pro, 2003 Server. Macintosh®-based attendees: Required: Mac OS® X 10.3.9 (Panther®) or newer.




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