“The first two courses in the ‘Green Building with Steel’ series covered material attributes, applications, insulation, waterproofing, and other considerations,” said Jeff Nippes, Product Development Coordinator for RedVector.
Tampa, FL (PRWEB) March 31, 2010
RedVector is pleased to announce the launch of the 80th addition to its online green building course library, “Green Building with Steel – Part 3: Light Gauge Metal Components for Framing.” This new green building course brings the RedVector online library to over 215 hours of green building courses, one of the largest online green building course libraries in the design and construction industry.
Because of its ease of assembly and inherently recyclability, steel is rapidly becoming a mainstream structural building material among green building aficionados. This entry in the popular “Green Building with Steel” online course series teaches building professionals about the benefits of light gauge steel framing and provides guidelines for the use of structural and non-structural steel walls, steel wall components, steel flooring systems and fasteners, and more.
“The first two courses in the ‘Green Building with Steel’ series covered material attributes, applications, insulation, waterproofing, and other considerations,” said Jeff Nippes, Product Development Coordinator for RedVector. “This one sheds light on something that might seem counterintuitive at first: Steel frames actually provide better strength, quality and performance than wood, and those characteristics let designers create structures that are safer and more durable.”
RedVector has consistently led the online education industry in green building and design with products like its University of Tennessee Online Certificate in Sustainable Design and Green Buildings, its LEED AP Prep courses, and its recently launched LEED AP Prescriptive CMP programs. RedVector is a Registered Provider with the U.S. Green Building Council
RedVector sets the standard of excellence in traditional and green online continuing education for licensed and certified professionals in the architecture, engineering and contractor arenas. With an online library exceeding 1,000 courses, authored by more than 100 subject matter experts and spanning all 50 states, RedVector serves more than 130,000 design and construction professionals. We're a USGBC-approved provider who can help you become a Green Associate, a LEED AP, and a more valuable player in the rapidly evolving A/E/C market. The recipient of numerous community honors and industry awards, RedVector was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. For further information call 1-866-328-8883 or visit http://www.redvector.com.