|PDH Online Course Description||PDH Units/
Learning Units (Hours)
John Poullain, P.E.
This two-hour PDH online course discusses the selection of environmentally preferable (EP) materials for buildings. The manufacturing and transportation costs of building materials along with the reduced utility bills, improved interior air quality (IAQ) and comfort of the interior and the benefits to the environment are considered. Passive design features are also considered. The principles discussed in this course are applicable to homes and commercial buildings.
This course includes a multiple-choice quiz at the end, which is designed to enhance the understanding of the course materials.
NY PE & PLS: You must choose courses that are technical in nature or related to matters of laws and ethics contributing to the health and welfare of the public. NY Board does not accept courses related to office management, risk management, leadership, marketing, accounting, financial planning, real estate, and basic CAD. Specific course topics that are on the borderline and are not acceptable by the NY Board have been noted under the course description on our website.
AIA Members: You must take the courses listed under the category "AIA/CES Registered Courses" if you want us to report your Learning Units (LUs) to AIA/CES. If you take courses not registered with AIA/CES, you need to report the earned Learning Units (not qualified for HSW credits) using Self Report Form provided by AIA/CES.