Understanding Water and Waste Management
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Understanding Water and Waste Management

Design and Construction Techniques for Efficient Maintenance
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Last updated 6/2017
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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 impacts of the building industry on water consumption and waste generation.
  • Develop an understanding of technologies available to achieve high water efficiency outcomes in the built environment.
  • Understand the key sources of waste in the building industry and strategies to reduce, reuse, and recycle these waste streams.
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level.
  • An interest in environmental science would be a great advantage.
  • A basic understanding of water and waste management would be an advantage but not required.
Description

This course will provide and introduction to technologies employed in modern sustainable building projects around the world. Participants will gain an understanding of technology options available to building design and construction practitioners including technology and design techniques for water efficiency, water harvesting and minimizing waste in the built environment.

Participants will understand the impacts of the building industry on water consumption and waste generation, develop an understanding of technologies available to achieve high water efficiency outcomes in the built environment, understand the key sources of waste in the building industry and strategies to reduce, reuse, and recycle these waste streams.

This course features an 8-part lecture series on all subjects involving water and waste management, such as: 

  • Environmental Impacts Of Building Industry
  • Water In Buildings
  • Water in Irrigation and Landscaping
  • Water Harvesting
  • Greywater and Blackwater Recycling And Treatments
  • Waste
Green Building Examples

Your questions, suggestions, and comments are all welcome. Feel free to send us an email. Happy learning!


Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who wants to learn more about water and waste management.
  • Professionals who want updated knowledge on the subjects involved.
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Curriculum For This Course
8 Lectures
01:03:42
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Introduction
8 Lectures 01:03:42



Water in Irrigation and Landscaping
03:48

Water Harvesting
05:36

Greywater and Blackwater Recycling and Treatments
05:18

Waste
05:18

Green Building Examples
07:40
About the Instructor
MSC James McGregor
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17 Students
11 Courses
Instructor

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.