Green Roofs and Living Walls
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Green Roofs and Living Walls

Sustainable Building Technologies
3.0 (1 rating)
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Created by James McGregor
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I 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.
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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 is the target audience?
  • This course is for individuals/professionals who want to learn/relearn about green technologies.
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Curriculum For This Course
5 Lectures
01:07:44
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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
About the Instructor
James McGregor
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7 Students
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Leader in Sustainability

Considered one of Australia's leading thinkers in Green Building technologies and sustainable development, James McGregor has over 18 years of experience in the design, construction, and portfolio management of sustainable developments. He brings together a unique combination of experience in the property sector spanning the full property life cycle including research and development, engineering design, construction, facilities management, and portfolio management of sustainable power generation, commercial, residential, and institutional construction projects.

James has a Masters Degree in Business and Technology, a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

 James is an experienced professional bringing a broad range of global and Australian business and Government experience in energy technology development, risk management, intellectual property and commercialization strategy, research and development, project management, and environmental sustainability.

He has strong international experience in working and expanding business networks in India, China, and the Middle East predominantly in the Clean Tech sector including renewable energy, energy efficiency, and sustainable property development.

James has significant experience and specialist skills in the management of multidiscipline technical enterprises associated with renewable energy, low emissions energy technologies, and the property sector. He is considered a leading industry thinker in Green Building technologies and sustainable development and has advised some of Australia's leading organizations including Australia Post, Stockland, Optus Singtel, and Pacific National in technical and strategic sustainability projects.

James provides strategic and operational advice to leading enterprises seeking to developed sustainability initiatives with a view to develop, build, and operate strong businesses that deliver sustained shareholder value and growth. He combines his expertise in technology, policy, and strategic management to enable businesses to achieve competitive advantage and operational efficiencies through environmentally sustainable practices.