Green Roofs and Living Walls
3.3 (23 ratings)
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Green Roofs and Living Walls

Sustainable Building Technologies
3.3 (23 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
704 students enrolled
Created by James McGregor
Last updated 4/2017
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the the benefits and drivers for green roof and living wall systems.
  • Be able to identify and describe the types of green roofs.
  • Understand and describe the key design considerations for a green roof or living wall system including waterproofing, drainage, filtering, root management, growing medium, planting, and maintenance.
  • Examine case studies to demonstrate the practical application of green roofs and living walls.
Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level
Description

With environmental damage threatening the health, safety, and welfare of the public, as well as the environment, sustainable designs are becoming more popular that designers and planners are working more on green infrastructures especially in urban settings. 

This webinar will provide an introduction to green roof and living wall technologies employed in modern sustainable building projects around the world. Participants will gain an understanding of green roof and wall types, landscape design considerations, architectural design considerations, water management and maintenance considerations.

This course is presented by James McGregor, Electrical Engineer and one of Australia's leading thinkers in Green Building technologies and sustainable development.

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for individuals/professionals who want to learn/relearn about green technologies.
Course content
Expand 5 lectures 01:07:44
+ Begin the course with Lecture 1
5 lectures 01:07:44
02_Benefits and Drivers
16:30
Living Walls
10:52
Design Options for Green Roofs
11:12
Design Options for Green Roofs
12:39