UC Davis Extension Announces Spring Courses in Green Building and Sustainability

Explore topics such as sustainable planning and water management and renewable energy

DAVIS, Calif.- Learn to develop healthier communities and smarter buildings

by defining effective ways to utilize energy and water usage. Explore topics
such as sustainable planning and water management and renewable energy with
UC Davis Extension's spring courses in green building and sustainability.
For a full listing of courses open for enrollment and available discounts,
visit our website.

Practical Applications for Green Roofs and Living Walls Designers are
increasingly incorporating green roofs and walls into their projects to
reduce stormwater runoff and energy costs, achieve LEED certification, and
create more desirable living and working spaces. Gain a thorough
understanding of the major design principles, products, and tools needed to
create a green roof or green wall. Examine green roof and living wall
systems to learn the necessary terminology of their components and the
products and materials used, as well as vendor selection.

. May 15-16: Wed.-Thurs., 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
. Davis: Da Vinci Building, 1632 Da Vinci Ct.
. $375 ($425 if postmarked after May 1). Enroll in section 124GBD122.

Sustainable Water Management and Landscape Design Incorporate a sustainable
water resources approach into urban development and its related
infrastructure at the planning, design and construction stages. Explore
water use/demand, conservation and quality, along with wastewater treatment,
use of recycled water and stormwater drainage as they relate to the planning
and design of urban communities and individual project sites. Learn to apply
sustainability principles to natural or impacted sites, and gain a
fundamental understanding of water resources policy issues and hydrologic

. Wed., May 22 and June 5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Fri., June 14, 9 a.m.-4
p.m.; Wed., June 26, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
. Sacramento: Sutter Square Galleria, 2901 K St.
. $575 ($625 if postmarked after May 8). Enroll in section 124GBD105.

Online Sustainable Planning, Environmental Site Design and Development Learn
about fundamental planning issues and sustainability processes as they apply
to community planning and design. Identify key challenges in incorporating
sustainability into planning strategies, policies and site design. Examine
technical and environmental factors including different planning models in
policy, planning and design. Acquire techniques for site assessment to
better plan for and incorporate sustainable practices. Explore ways that
policies, codes and standards can be modified to encourage sustainable
planning and design practices.

. Enroll now through April 29 and complete by June 10. Passwords
assigned April 29.
. $650 ($700 if postmarked after April 15). Enroll in section

To enroll or for more information, visit UC Davis Extension at
www.extension.ucdavis.edu/gbd or call (800) 752-0881.

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UC Davis Extension, the continuing and professional education division of UC
Davis, has been an internationally recognized leader in educational outreach
for individuals, organizations and communities for more than 50 years. With
more than 50,000 annual enrollments in classroom and online university-level
courses, UC Davis Extension serves lifelong learners in the growing
Sacramento region, all 50 states and nearly 100 countries.

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