Green Interior Design Specialist

Green Interior Design Specialist

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Course Hours: 
180
Price: 
$1,000.00
Course Type: 
Mentor Supported
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Our Green Interior Design Specialist course provides comprehension information on how to apply sustainable design principles and practices on projects. It presents the tools and knowledge needed to implement an environmentally responsible approach for any interior design project. The course opens with a broad perspective on global sustainability followed by an in-depth look into creating eco-friendly interior designs. We will look at different types of flooring, lighting, finishes, electrical, and mechanical options.

Prerequisite(s): None

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Identify the core concepts between green building and interior designs
  • Recall types of green rating systems and green product criteria
  • Recognize how to design with different types of flooring, equipment, and finishes
  • Identify the fundamentals of eco-friendly lighting and furnishings
  • List strategies for developing green projects

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 1
Why Be Sustainable?

  • What are Green Buildings?
  • Environmental Stewardship
  • Low-Impact Building Materials
  • Indoor Air Quality
  • For Future Generations
  • Inspiring Stories
  • Inspiring Projects

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 2
Healthy Interiors and Greening Projects

  • Green Building Framework
  • Healthy, High-Performing Strategies
  • Team Integration
  • Integrated Design Approach and Criteria
  • Interior Designer’s Role
  • Jobsite Measures
  • Client’s Role and Responsibilities
  • Green Builder Programs
  • Green Building Costs

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 3
Greening Specifics and Green Building Rating Systems

  • Product Criteria
  • Vetting Products
  • Materials Safety Data Sheets
  • Questions for Manufacturers and Suppliers
  • National and International Programs
  • Regional Programs
  • Framework and Guidelines
  • Holistic Communities

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 4
Green Standards, Concrete, and Masonry

  • Certification Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Life-Cycle Assessment
  • Carbon Footprint
  • Compostable
  • Concrete Installation and Maintenance
  • Masonry Installation and Maintenance

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 5
Metals, Wood, Composites, Doors, and Windows

  • Where Does Metal Come from?
  • Installing and Maintaining Metal
  • Sustainable Wood Choices
  • Biobased Composites (Wood Alternatives)
  • Interior Doors
  • Windows and Exterior Doors
  • Hardware

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 6
Finishes

  • Plaster and Gypsum Board
  • Types of Plaster
  • Gypsum Board: Drywall, Wallboard
  • Tile
  • Types of Flooring
  • Wall Treatments
  • Paints and Coatings
  • Stains, Finishes, Adhesives

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 7
Equipment and Plumbing

  • Shower Enclosures
  • Closets and Shelving
  • Fireplaces and Stoves
  • Appliances
  • Computers, Printers, Office Equipment
  • Toilets, Urinals, and Bidets
  • Lavatories and Sinks
  • Showers and Tubs
  • Fittings
  • Greywater

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 8
Lighting and Furnishings

  • Types of Bulbs
  • Bulb Efficacy
  • Types of Fixtures
  • Countertops
  • Cabinetry Upholstery
  • Bedding
  • Area Rugs
  • Window Treatments

Green Interior Design Specialist Module 9
Business Development and the Future

  • Relationship Building
  • Networking
  • Target Markets
  • Outreach
  • Questioning the Status Quo
  • Purposeful Living
  • Building Science
  • Future Generations
  • Technology

**Outlines are subject to change, as courses and materials are updated.**

Ed4Online is committed to being both environmentally conscious and making it easier for you to study! We’re making your education mobile! All of our textbooks are now provided as eTextbooks. You can access them on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device and can study anytime, anywhere.

The move away from physical books to eTextbooks means you get the latest, most up-to-date version available. This also makes your training more accessible, so you can study anywhere you have your phone or tablet. The best part is that all materials are included in your training cost so there are NO extra fees for books!

 International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET)

Ed4Online has been approved as an Accredited Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, Ed4Online has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of the Accredited Provider status, Ed4Online is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for courses and programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.

The Continuing Education Unit (CEU) was created by IACET as a measurement of continuing education. One (1) IACET CEU is equal to ten (10) contact hours of participation in an organized continuing education experience under responsible sponsorship, capable direction, and qualified instruction. Under IACET's care, the IACET CEU has evolved from a quantitative measure to a hallmark of quality training and instruction. For more information on IACET, visit iacet.org.

Internet Connection

  • Broadband or High-Speed - DSL, Cable, and Wireless Connections

*Dial-Up internet connections will result in a diminished online experience. Classroom pages may load slowly and viewing large audio and video files may not be possible.

 

Hardware Requirements

  • Processor - 2GHz Processor or Higher
  • Memory - 1 GB RAM Minimum Recommended

While our courses are accessible through multiple mobile learning platforms, some courses may include a CD or DVD with the Textbook, so you may need access to a computer with CD-ROM or DVD Drive.

 

PC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Windows 7 or higher
  • Microsoft Office 2007 or higher. Also, you could use a general Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers - Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • QuickTime, Windows Media Player &/or Real Player

 

MAC Software Requirements

  • Operating Systems - Mac OS x 10 or higher with Windows
  • Mac office programs or a Word Processing application to save and open Microsoft Office formats (.doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, .pptx)
  • Internet Browsers- Google Chrome is highly recommended
    • Cookies MUST be enabled
    • Pop-ups MUST be allowed (Pop-up Blocker disabled)
  • Kindle Reader App is needed for many of our courses (No special equipment needed. This can be downloaded for FREE onto your computer.)
  • PowerPoint Viewer (if you do not have PowerPoint)
  • Adobe PDF Reader
  • Apple QuickTime Media Player
  • Courses that include a CD-ROM or DVD may require an external drive and Parallels software to view.
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