Course Description and Credit Information

Course description

This course is designed to provide an understanding of the impact of building materials on the environment and how to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from these materials. The course will cover the life cycle of building materials, embodied carbon, and strategies for reducing carbon impacts. The course will also introduce the vision of a longer-term strategy towards a more circular building material sector.

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will understand the carbon impacts of building materials and the concept of embodied carbon.
2. Participants will understand the vision of a circular building material sector and its potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
3. Participants will understand how to analyze the life cycle of building materials and identify areas for reduction in carbon emissions.

General Course Information






Pre-recorded webinar


Industry Expert


Course Approvals

LA CES Approved


States: AK, AL, AR, CT, DC, DE, FL, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NE, NH, NJ, NV, NM, OH, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, WI, WV, WY


North Carolina


New York
 ***Each licensee is responsible for determining if this course meets the state requirements




GA and MN
**There is no process to get courses pre-approved in your state, but there should be no issues getting this course approved.
 If not approved, we will exchange it for another course or provide a full refund.

**See explanation


Canada Provinces and Territories

British Columbia

Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES


Yes, per reciprocity with LA CES

Course curriculum

    1. Building Materials: From Production to Reuse

    1. Quiz

    1. Survey

About this course

  • $26.99
  • 3 lessons
  • 1 hour of video content