ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

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- Why Lighting Should be Considered Early On

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

Instructor Mike Newman will discuss issues related to the development of design concepts, the evaluation of materials and technologies, selection of appropriate construction techniques, and appropriate construction documentation.

When you are done with this course, you will have a thorough understanding of the content covered in the ARE 5.0 Project Development and Documentation Exam including integration of civil, structural, mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and specialty systems into overall project design and documentation.

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So our lighting and electrical package on the project has been one of those things that we're glad that we started early in the process with selecting light fixtures and laying out the lighting because it's just, it seems like on every project that becomes one of those things that takes forever. And it's to get the right light fixtures, to there's substitutions, there's long lead times on some light fixtures and I think as architects, we tend to think about building structure and finishes and all of those things and then the lighting sometimes lags behind. It's really important to get the lighting, to start thinking about the lighting, to start talking to the electrical engineers, the lighting designers, all those people in order to get that information quickly.

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ARE 5.0 Project Development & Documentation Exam Prep

Duration: 36h 49m

Author: Mike Newman