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Course Completion Certificate
A course completion certificate attesting the number of professional development hours (PDH) mentioned in the title of this course.
Richard Buckminster "Bucky" Fuller (1895 - 1983)
American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor, R. Buckminster Fuller was best known for popularising the geodesic dome such as the one pictured above. Now known as the "Montreal Biosphere," this R.B. Fuller design was part of the U.S. Pavilion in Montreal's Expo 67. The structure initially included a complex system of shades used to control its internal temperature. The sun-shading system was an attempt to mimic the same biological processes that the human body relies on to maintain its internal temperature.
- Rating Systems for Energy Efficient Buildings (11 pages)
- Video: Living Buildings for a Living Future (15 min 23 sec)
- Practise Quiz (4 multiple choice questions)
- The Profitability of Energy Efficiency (7 pages)
- Video: Energy 101: Energy Efficient Commercial Buildings (4 min 19 sec)
- Practise Quiz (5 multiple choice questions)
- Towards the Positive Energy Building in a Nutshell (3 pages)
- Cheat Sheet: Towards the Positive Energy House
- Video: Coolest Most Environmentally Friendly Buildings in The World (9 min 24 sec)
- Get Your Course Completion Certificate
- Graded Quiz (21 multiple choice questions)
- Survey (3 questions)
- JM from Quebec
$CAD, Attention Canadians: WE PAY THE TAXES!
This course has been written to meet the professional development requirements defined by the orders of engineers of the following Canadian provinces and territories and the engineering boards of the following US states. These governing bodies do not require pre-approval of courses or course providers. For more information on the continuing education requirements set forth by your order or board, please click on your province or state below.
* These states do not have a professional development policy at this time.
It remains the engineer’s responsibility to determine whether an activity meets the guidelines set by their licensing body. It is also the engineer's responsibility to maintain and submit records of professional development activities to their engineering board.