Green Building

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Green Building

This module will describe various aspects of Green Construction and the safety concern for responding fire fighters.

After completing this module the student will be able to:

  • Describe Green Building’s use of energy consumption versus traditional construction;
  • Describe a Roof Garden;
  • Describe maximum dimensions and weight limits permitted for roof gardens;
  • Describe a photovoltaic system and the associated risks to fire fighters during operations;
  • Explain where requirements for photovoltaic systems can be found in the codes;
  • Describe the insulation factors of foam insulation and associated risks inherent to fire fighters;
  • Describe complications within the codes concerning foam insulation;
  • Explain four additional concerns in Green Construction for fire fighter safety