Introduction to Green Building Profession - Skill Training and Management
Sustainable Habitat Programme at TERI is proud to present "Introduction to Green Building Profession: Skill Training & Management". We envisage it to be the first step to becoming a green building professional, for final year students, fresh graduates and young professionals seeking to understand the green building industry better.
Following topics would be covered during the training programme:
MODULE 1: Introduction to Green Building Design Principles
The first module discusses the prima facie of the concept of sustainability, common myths and misconceptions around it. What makes buildings sustainable becomes the question of center stage here and we try to explore what are the basic principles that drive the course in design into making buildings sustainable.
MODULE 2: Metrics of Sustainability
In the second module, we understand the common metrics of sustainability and the important role they play around ensuring design efficiency. We’ll also discuss the different roles of various stakeholders of society in achieving sustainability of the habitat.
MODULE 3: Role of Green Building Professionals
Coming to the third module, we understand the nature of the profession, what is it exactly that requires to be done. We also discuss common environmental issues and problems that get addressed by green building professionals by innovative solutions on an everyday basis.
MODULE 4: Sustainability Assessment Tools
In the fourth and final module, we discuss the concept of green building certification and few concepts and simulation programs that help us determine the efficiency of performance of the systems.