How do you know if a new building's inside will stand up to the LEED test? Take a 1 to 2 hour opportunity to learn the things that make the grade at a small scale online location--Turner University.
Builders can pick an online course off a list designed to step up construction skill in San Diego. Locals who take the learning deal at a modest dollar cost can learn to use Adobe Illustrator and Dreamweaver to design, or, learn to build a solid cavity wall in the building envelope drawn up in the plan. The schedule is tailored to the student's time with a PC, at home or at the office. In two hours, the student can learn good design and craftsmanship used to put in the structural studs and masonry in a cavity wall, andd the critical work tasks.
www.turneruniversity.com, part of the Turner Knowledge Network, gives San Diegans the convenient option for making their productivity better by learning from one of the trusted builders in town. The construction industry leader, Turner Construction, helped keep San Diego in stride during the recession, finishing the Ten Fifty B 23 story affordable housing building in July in 2010. And stays a main contributor to productivity during the recovery. Having just finished the new Central Library for its Park Boulevard opening downtown.
Standards do not fall short at Turner. Gaining Gold LEED certification for the 229 apartment building at 1050 B Street was a sign the city had the green times in hand. Common areas powered by solar photovoltaic panels and outdoor roofs built with fire pits and barbecues layed a new foundation for building in San Diego. The sun's energy warms the temperatures inside glassed rooms lit by the light for living.
In the city, builders have to do routine work to guarantee a LEED certification from USGBC. Contractors on a mission to build at LEED standards need consistent documentation during construction and the USGBC filing. Turner University teaches a contractor the good documentation practices in a 1 hour online course.
The construction leader puts a little work into building up work skills and moving company performance ahead. Enterprise gains make productivity hit new marks. OSHA 10 hour and 30 hour online courses are just simple handy learning courses offered to guarantee profitable work. Leading standard work, without trouble spots, takes the short time needed to dig deeper into the building basics Turner posts on their online university list.
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