Wood as An Engineering Material: Wood as a Sustainable Building Material
This online engineering PDH course illustrates how wood is considered as a sustainable building material.
Few building materials possess the environmental benefits of wood. It is not only the most widely used building material but also one with characteristics that make it suitable for a wide range of applications.One of the greatest attributes of wood is that it is a renewable resource. If sustainable forest management and harvesting practices are followed, wood resources will be available indefinitely.
This 1 PDH online course is applicable to civil, structural or geotechnical engineers, as well as design and construction personnel who are interested in gaining a better understanding in wood as a sustainable building material or who are involved in the design and planning of wood structures.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Learning how wood is considered aGreen Building Material
- Understanding the concept of Embodied Energy
- Learning the Carbon Impact of different materials
- Familiarizing with the different Forest Certification Programs
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