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Green Building Pre-Apprenticeship Program/Introduction

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Modules: Introduction - Green Building - Energy - Retrofits and Energy Efficiency - Water Efficiency - Solar Hot Water - Photovoltaic


Objectives

By the end of the Introduction module, students will understand:

  1. The Green Building Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program modules, objectives, dates and requirements
  2. The collaboratively created class agreements
  3. More about the other students
  4. The general concept of sustainable design

Goals

The following are some of the main goals for the Introduction module.

2010 Cohort: Applications of Sustainable Design.

Concepts

By the end of the Introduction module, students will understand the following concepts (among others):

  • Names and focuses of their peers
  • Basics of sustainable design
  • Program modules, objectives, dates and requirements
  • Key ingredients for successful teams
  • Applications for sustainable design

Vocabulary and units

By the end of the Introduction module, students will be able to confidently use the following vocabulary and/or units (among others):

  • Sustainability, sustainable design, module, assessment questions

Calculations

By the end of the Introduction module, students will be able to do the following calculations (among others):

  • No calculations are needed for this module

How to

By the end of the Introduction module, students will be comfortable doing the following (among others):

  • Work on a team
  • Contribute to collaborative work

Field trips

By the end of the Introduction module, students will be have gone on the following field trips (possibly among others):

  • This 1-day module has no field trip, but does have a lot of collaborative work sessions