Professional Practice

Green Walls 101: Systems Overview and Design Course

Date: 12/12/2012 - 12/12/2012

Type: Educational Opportunities

Location(s): Ontario

Description: This updated version of our Green Walls 101: Introduction to Systems and Design course discusses design and construction best practices for green facades and living walls, as well as the latest research findings on the environmental benefits of these technologies. Determine major functions and components of green walls. Describe characteristics and assess advantages of different green wall systems. Understand market drivers encouraging green wall implementation in North America. Understand how to design green walls for maximum benefits and LEED points.

Instructor: Dr. Brad Bass, Environment Canada Tour: An optional tour of local projects will be offered following the course. Location: Centre for Social Innovation Innovation Lab 215 Spadina Avenue, Suite 400 Toronto, ON M5T 2C7 Tuition: $175 CDN + HST for GRHC members, and $199 CDN + HST for non-members.

Tuition includes a 100-page course manual. Register.

If paying by cheque, please note it must be received in our office no later than one week before the event. Registrations may be cancelled by a participant up to THREE DAYS prior to the event, and will incur a $50 cancellation fee. We regret that we cannot cancel a registration after that point. For further information on our training courses, please contact our Training Department at 416-971-4494, ext. 228 ( Green Roofs for Healthy Cities.


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