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Sustainable Design With Recycled Rubber Surfaces

Provides an overview of interior and exterior recycled rubber surfacing products in terms of their sustainable design benefits and applications, and includes discussions on rubber manufacturing, post-consumer tires, and green building certification programs.

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You can take this course and follow along at your own pace. Speed up, slow down, or stop now and finish later. Click "Take the Course Test" to go straight to the test and earn your credits. You'll know immediately if you have earned credits and you will be able to print out your certificate of completion instantly.

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Compare natural rubber to synthetic rubber in terms of their components and manufacturing processes, and defend the argument that using recycled rubber is a more sustainable choice than manufacturing new rubber
  • Describe the environmental hazards posed by the dumping of post-consumer tires, and describe two methods used to recycle these tires
  • Describe two types of indoor rubber flooring, their benefits and installation methods, and explain how these products meet the criteria for four principles of sustainable design
  • Compare three types of exterior rubber products, their benefits and drawbacks, and how they contribute to sustainable landscape design projects, and
  • Explain two green building certification programs, and relate them to case studies where certification was achieved

AIA logo Credits: 1.00 HSW

Course Outline:

This course is a presentation designed to earn you 1.00 AIA/CES Learning Unit. Use the onscreen controls to pace the presentation to your liking, and then click "Take the Course Test" to take the exam for this course and earn your credit.

This test is no longer available for credit
 

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