Continuing Education

Green Materials & Greenwashing – Choosing Materials Wisely


1.5 Hours CE Auto Reporting No Expiration

Overview

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Approved Hours

USGBC and AIA (HSW) approved continuing education credit

What makes a product “green” and how do you really know if the material is sustainable? Don’t be misled into purchasing materials that are less sustainable than they claim to be. This course will help you make better informed decisions on material and product selection. You’ll learn about certifications, standards, and labels, and how to select products that have a better impact on your bottom line, and how to avoid products that aren’t what they claim to be.

Learning Objectives

  • Define greenwashing
  • Explain the three different levels of product certifications
  • Define and understand labels, standards and certifications
  • Evaluate the sustainable attributes of materials