Build Your Green Vocabulary:
Sustainability (uncountable), Noun
1. the ability to sustain something
2. (ecology) a means of configuring civilization and human activity so that society, its members and its economies are able to meet their needs and express their greatest potential in the present, while preserving biodiversity and natural ecosystems, planning and acting for the ability to maintain these ideals for future generations.
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Your Role in the Green Environment
(Contren® Learning Series*)
Your Role in the Green Environment is a national green jobs training curriculum for construction industry craft professionals provides fundamental instruction in the green environment, green construction practices and green building rating systems. Utilized by many ABC chapters, this 15-hour introductory course introduces the LEED Green Building Rating System™, helps identify construction activities that contribute to a project’s LEED rating, and addresses common construction pitfalls to avoid in achieving LEED certification. The curriculum also is endorsed by Green Advantage® and recognized as beneficial to students and practitioners planning to take the Green Advantage Commercial/Residential certification exam.
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Start shaping the green awareness and initiatives in the South Texas Construction Industry, Today!
ABC members continue leading the construction industry by utilizing sustainable construction methods and practices. ABC understands that more thoughtful and environmentally responsible construction is an important step in ensuring we leave a softer footprint on the landscape for future generations.
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