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Sustainable Infrastructure

In this free online course, you will learn about sustainable living and how technology influences infrastructure.

Environmental Studies
Free Course
This free online course will introduce you to sustainable living and how technology influences the form and pattern of a sustainable city, connections between the design of cities, a sustainable energy economy, transportation as a derived demand, stormwater runoff and innovative techniques to address water pollution.
  • Duration

    2-3 Hours
  • Assessment

    Yes
  • Certification

    Yes
  • Responsive

    Yes

Description

Modules

Outcome

Certification

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Description

Sustainable infrastructure involves developing roads, buildings, energy and water infrastructure with consideration for the economic, social and environmental implications. This free online course in Sustainable Infrastructure will introduce the learner to sustainable living and how technology influences the form and pattern of a sustainable city.

You will learn about connections between the design of cities and resource use, ways buildings affect the environment and characteristics of sustainable buildings. You will also learn about moving to a sustainable energy economy, the path to a sustainable energy economy, an automobile-based system of transportation. Finally, you will also learn about why transportation is a derived demand, accessibility and mobility, storm water runoff, managing storm water runoff and conventional and innovative techniques to address water pollution.

This course will be of great interest to those involved in sustainability initiatives or for anyone who wishes to learn about more sustainable infrastructure and how technology influences urban sustainaibility. So, why wait? Start learning more about sustainable infrastructure today!

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Learning Outcomes

Having completed this course, you will be able to:


  • Discuss what a sustainable city will look like and what it will mean to live in one
  • Examine how technology will influence the form and pattern of the sustainable city
  • Discuss the various ways buildings affect the environment
  • Describe the characteristics of sustainable buildings
  • Describe a path to get to a sustainable energy economy
  • Define accessibility and mobility by comparing how they are currently treated by our transportation system
  • Examine how a more sustainable system might address accessibility and mobility
  • Describe how storm water runoff affects water quality in urban watersheds
  • Explain how storm water is currently managed

Certification

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire an official Certificate, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certificate is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive for you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certificates for completed Certificate courses:

Digital Certificate - a downloadable Certificate in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate, posted to you with FREE shipping
Framed Certificate - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Certificate in a stylish frame, posted to you with FREE shipping

All Certificates are available to purchase through the Alison Shop. For more information on purchasing Alison Certificates, please visit our FAQs. If you decide not to purchase your Alison Certificate, you can still demonstrate your achievement by sharing your Learner Record or Learner Achievement Verification, both of which are accessible from your Dashboard. For more details on our Certificate pricing, please visit our Pricing Page.

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