GBC Unit 8 - Present and Future of Green Building

Students explore the wide range of resources, tools, and trends that reflect the latest approaches to green building. Students examine current and emerging job opportunities, and develop an understanding of the commitment to continuous learning that is required of industry professionals. They also learn about key trends in building design and construction, such as the application of biomimicry, net-zero buildings, and building in high risk zones.In Finally, they place green building in a broader sustainability context by completing a home and community design project that maximizes the sustainability and green building concepts they have learned in the course.