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Restroom Design: The Water Efficiency Factor

This course reviews a series of technology advances that are revolutionizing the efficiency and sustainability of one of the biggest water users in buildings: the restroom. The course discusses some key facts about the water crisis that is already impacting parts of the U.S. today and then describes the number and type of water efficiency credits that can be achieved under several national "green building" programs, including LEED. The course concludes with an in-depth review of specific technologies that can help designers achieve these credits and, in the process, substantially improve the water and energy efficiency of their facilities.

Learn At Your Own Pace:

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:

  • Discuss a series of basic facts about water use in the U.S.
  • Explain how specific “Green Building” programs treat water efficient designs and technologies
  • Describe specific green restroom technologies and their performance attributes
  • List what to look for when choosing water saving products

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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