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Overview

GEF Institute's Blended Learning Courses are a great tool to educate secondary school students on green building attributes and benefits, providing them with the educational resources necessary to understand, identify, and improve environmental inefficiencies within their own school buildings. These courses are a fun and engaging way to integrate sustainability and green building concepts into your classroom. The ready to use curriculum include textbook, teacher manual, 10-15 scripted lessons, a hands on audit, and all corresponding supplements (transparencies, handouts, PowerPoints). These materials are easily integrated into your existing curricula. Blended Learning courses are recommended for secondary school classrooms. Visit GEF Institute to learn more about the framework and materials, download free lesson samples, and more! 

GreenBuildingCourse Topics include:
  • Introduction to Green Building
  • Water and the Built Environment
  • Energy and the Built Environment
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Materials and Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Sustainable Sites and Land Use
  • Building Science
  • The Present and Future of Green Building

About GEF Institute

GEFinstitute LOGO_WEB GEF Institute is a virtual classroom established to meet increasing market demand for sustainability focused courses. The Institute builds on GEF's expertise by offering affordable courses in sustainability to educators, students at the high school and undergraduate level, employees and professionals. In addition to individual online courses, the Institute offers a professional certificate in sustainability concepts. All of the Institute's courses are available for professional development or academic credit.