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Determining the Sustainable Approach

15m 41s

In this ARE 5.0 NCARB-approved Project Planning and Design Exam Prep course you will learn about the topics covered in the ARE 5.0 PPD exam division. A complete and comprehensive curriculum, this course will touch on each of the NCARB objectives for the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam.

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the generation or evaluation of design alternatives that synthesize environmental, cultural, behavioral, technical and economic issues.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Planning and Design Exam including design concepts, sustainability/environmental design, universal design, and other forms of governing codes and regulations. 

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So if we're in a place where we're concerned about that, maybe it's not so much about the storm water, but maybe it's more about the kind of efficient use of the water. So here we have irrigation systems, and we're putting sprinklers out into spray over big swaths of grassland, and imagine you're throwing water into the air and then about half of it evaporates before it even gets to the grass, like that just seems kind of crazy Well, if we take it even one step farther back, and we realize that water is often clean, potable water that has, you know, could be used in cooking and drinking it, that's very expensive water to just be tossing into the air like that. So perhaps there is an efficient system, maybe through drip lines or maybe through using cisterns to collect the water find ways to reuse rain water.

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ARE 5.0 Project Planning & Design Exam Prep

Duration: 31h

Author: Mike Newman