A “green home” extends beyond recycling and energy efficiency, clients today want to live a greener lifestyle. Participants in this course will discuss components of “living green”, and how using technology can actually help their clients live a greener life. Additionally, attendees will discuss the ways control systems can improve durability, and enhance health and comfort of a home and its occupants through HVAC, lighting and lighting control, automated shading, smart appliances, water usage. Participants will also discuss how a cooperative mentality among trades in the design and building process can help clients achieve their “green goals”.
• Recognize key areas of green living and how integrated home systems can create synergies
• Recognize importance of making “being green” easy and empowering homeowners and allowing them to
• Define green benefits of control systems for: HVAC, lighting and lighting control, automated shading, smart
appliances, and water detection
• Recognize impact on LEED for Homes