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Reducing Carbon Emissions Using Aluminum

  • Sponsor: Longboard
  • Credits: 1 AIA HSW LU

Course Description

This CEU will introduce you to the carbon footprint concept and how material selection can impact it

Note: Certificates of Completion will be emailed in a PDF format for your records right away. Please allow for up to 3 to 4 weeks to receive AIA credit for the course.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to select materials to reduce construction’s carbon footprint.
  • Understand the benefits of aluminum siding when compared to wood, fiber cement, and vinyl.
  • Consider the significance of thermal break components to achieve Net Zero and Passive House certification.
  • Understand the basics of a circular economy.
  • Understand how architects can impact the achievement of the AIA 2030 Commitment.
  • Summarize various case study applications.