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  • Provides an overview of site, neighborhood, and watershed water and stormwater management approaches and their relationship to sustainable community planning and green building design.

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  • The magnitude and negative impacts of solid waste have become increasingly apparent, especially in regards to plastics and their presence in the oceans. As a result, there have been many approaches to rethinking what constitutes waste and how waste can be avoided, used, and/or managed in a more sustainable manner. This course explores these emerging approaches to waste management planning, and illustrates them with current examples of solid waste management (SWM) plans and initiatives from various countries around the globe.

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  • Donne un aperçu de la conception d’une collectivité durable en mettant l’accent sur l’application des six principes de base de la planification pour intégrer les bâtiments dans les collectivités et créer ainsi des lieux de vie sains, tranquilles et respectueux de l’environnement.

  • Présenter un aperçu des modes de gestion de l’eau et des eaux pluviales à l’échelle d’un terrain, d’un quartier et d’un bassin hydrologique et examiner le lien entre ces modes de gestion et la planification de collectivités durables et la conception de bàtiments écologiques.

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  • The tools, techniques, and approaches to Sustainable Community Planning (SCP) have evolved substantially in the last few decades, turning it from an abstract notion into a comprehensive and beneficial planning approach. This course reviews a broad spectrum of the more effective approaches currently being utilized to convert basic SCP principles into practical projects around the world. The review includes numerous links to the sources of these tools and approaches and includes background on a number of international projects.

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  • Energy creation, distribution, and consumption is in a period of transition. Understanding this transition and its benefits is critical to sustainable community energy planning (SCEP). This course reviews the transition forces, describes the systems that are emerging, illustrates them with international and national examples, details the steps required for SCEP and provides a comprehensive overview of the many renewable energy options now viable for community energy systems.

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