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Introduction to Decarbonization

Tags: SEICBP, contractors, Train Green

Course Description

This Introduction to Decarbonization will review the need and opportunities to reduce the carbon impacts of both building materials and systems. This course will explain the importance of Life Cycle Assessment when selecting major building materials and how to specify low carbon alternatives. In addition, the course will also discuss how to select systems that do not require fossil fuels. After completing this course, participants will be prepared to attend advanced level courses through the Train Green program.  Topics include:

  • Define decarbonization
  • Using Life Cycle Assessment to select low carbon materials
  • Alternatives to Fossil Fuels


Provider:  Sustainable Design Consulting (SDC)

Instructor:  Kara Strong

Course type: instructor-led virtual class time

Prerequisites: None

Course material:  N/A

Course date(s):  April 19th, 2023 1:00PM - 2:00PM

Time Commitment: 1 hour

Registration deadline: April 7th, 2023 at 5:00PM

CEUs:  N/A

Exam/record of completion: Certificate of completion

Course value: $25

You Pay: $0

All training and certification courses are offered at no cost to participants on a first come, first serve basis. Due to the time commitment for this course, registrants will only be allowed to signup for this course if they are not registered for any other courses through the DCSEU that present a time conflict (unless that course is self-paced).This program is designed to expand the local green workforce and local business opportunities.

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