Using Technology Systems to Help Homeowners Live a Greener Life

A “green home” extends beyond recycling and energy efficiency, clients today want to live a greener lifestyle. Participants in this course will discuss components of “living green”, and how using technology can actually help their clients live a greener life. Additionally, attendees will discuss the ways control systems can improve durability, and enhance health and comfort of a home and its occupants through HVAC, lighting and lighting control, automated shading, smart appliances, water usage. Participants will also discuss how a cooperative mentality among trades in the design and building process can help clients achieve their “green goals”.

Learning objectives:

• Recognize key areas of green living and how integrated home systems can create synergies
• Recognize importance of making “being green” easy and empowering homeowners and allowing them to measure results
• Define green benefits of control systems for: HVAC, lighting and lighting control, automated shading, smart appliances, and water detection
• Recognize impact on LEED for Homes

 

Association: AIA Information AIBD Information IDCEC Information NARI Information
Credit: 1.0 LU/HSW 1.0 CEU 0.1 CEU 1.0 CEU
Course Number: COI047 COI047 104208 COI047
Subject Code: N/A N/A 5.6 N/A
Designation(s): Health, Safety & Welfare N/A Health, Safety & Welfare All

 

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