Fundamentals of Green Building

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January 19, 2023

09:00 am – 5:00 pm

Online webinar via Zoom

Fee: PHP6,000 / person plus 12% VAT

  • Early Registration Payment: Ten-Percent (10%) Discount if  PAID thirty (30) days before the training date
  • Group Discount: Five-Percent (5%) on Three (3) or More Participants

Course description

Contributing to about 39% of the Earth’s total carbon emissions, the built environment has been one of the major focuses of sustainable design leading to the development of the concept of green and high-performance building.

This course tackles the green-building strategies that improve the efficiency and performance of buildings to make them green and liveable.


  • Understand the concept of sustainability
  • Familiarize with the natural environment of the Philippines
  • Understand the fundamental concept of Green Building or High-Performance Buildings
  • Understand the green building process
  • Familiarize with green building strategies
  • Familiarize with some current green building programs and rating systems

Who should attend

  • This course is designed for professionals in the Construction industry who want to familiarize themselves with green building strategies and international green building rating systems.

Course outline

  1. The Principle of Sustainability
    • Definition of Sustainability
    • The Three Pillars of Sustainability
  2. Climate Change
    • The Earth’s Climate
    • The Science of Climate Change
    • Impacts of Climate Change
    • Movements of Climate Change
  3. The Natural Environment of the Philippines
    • Water
    • Air
    • Soil
    • Fossil Fuels
    • Natural Resources
    • Waste
  4. International and Local Environmental Programs
    • History of Environmental Disasters
    • Advocacies and Regulations
    • Preservations and Conservation Programs
  5. Sustainable Designs
  6. Green Building Programs
    • A Building Performance
    • Integrative Process
    • Location and Transportation
    • Sustainable Sites
    • Water Efficiency
    • Energy and Atmosphere
    • Materials and Resources
    • Indoor Environmental Quality
    • Innovation
    • Regional Priority

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