Penn Foster’s Green Building Practices Certificate Program will enhance your skills and help you learn the types of resources consumed during and after the construction of a residence, recognize where and how energy is consumed and wasted in a building, and use efficient building techniques to reduce concrete and lumber used in residential construction.
The Green Building Practices certificate program teaches students about building techniques and practices that can reduce the consumption of traditional fossil fuels and energy resources.
Upon completion of the program, students will be able to...
As human population and wealth grow, increasing demand for natural resources continues to push up their cost. In this course you will learn to capitalize on the benefits—financial and otherwise—of limiting the consumption of resources in the construction and long-term operation of our dwellings.
Textbook: Green from the Ground Up
Well insulated and weatherized buildings help us keep ideal interior temperatures year-round, reducing the need for heating and cooling, and saving money and resources. This course covers a specific skills of the weatherizing trade.
Textbook: Insulate and Weatherize