Home Sustainability Basics

The Rise Home Sustainability Basics 1-hr online course aims to help learners identify and communicate the many benefits of sustainable homes.

With the knowledge you will gain from this Rise course, you’ll be able to make informed decisions on the types of products you want in your home, and speak with industry professionals about the best ways to upgrade your home that will benefit your health, your wealth, and the planet.

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

• identify the characteristics of a sustainable home;
• recognize various sustainability programs that go beyond the minimum building code requirements;
• explain how viewing the “House as a System” (HAAS) can help homeowners invest in the most effective,
• energy-efficient, and sustainable house upgrades;
• identify ways to increase a home’s sustainability through improving energy, heat, and water efficiency; and
• list various sustainable products and systems, based on third-party certifications, that will increase a home’s energy efficiency and sustainability and reduce its impact on the environment.
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Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: Forever