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SUNY Ulster: Building Science & Sustainability


Continuing education


 

                    You must preregister for these events.


 

BPI Heating Professional. This training focuses on how to optimize the performance of heating equipment to help save energy and ensure occupant comfort, health and safety. Prerequisite: BPI BA training. Course dates:  April 3-5 and April 8-9, 9 am - 4 pm. Reduced to $325 for this class. Review and written exam: April 10 from 9 am - 1 pm: $250. Field exams are required for certification and are by appointment only.

Living Infrastructure - Engaging Nature to Benefit our Built Environment. This course provides an introduction to the concept of living infrastructure: vegetation integrated with cutting edge methods of building and site design. CEUs: AIA, GBCI, LACES. Instructors: Gail Beverly, CSBA, LEED GA, GRP; Barbara Restaino, RLA, LEED AP BD+C. Thu, Apr 4 - May 9 * 6:00 - 8:00 pm * 6 sessions HSI 590-01* $349

Placemaking in a Changing Climate Workshop. This workshop fosters resilient, sustainable communities through asset based urban design at any scale from a block to a city.  Instructors: Phil Myrick, AICP, Sr. Vice President, Project For Public Spaces & Melissa Everett, PhD, Executive Director, Sustainable Hudson Valley.  Sat, Apr. 6 * 10:00 am - 4:30 pm * HSI 578-02 * $150

Biomimicry in Sustainable Design. This course explores natural forms, measures, and biological processes with examples of how designers can mimic nature's design lessons with the goal of developing more sustainable building projects. CEUs: AIA, GBCI, Instructor: Janus Welton, AIA, CSBA, LEED AP BD+C, Biomimicry Specialist. Sat, Apr 27 * 10:00 am - 4:30 pm HSI 577-02 * $150

BPI Envelope Professional. In this course, students learn to quantify "whole-house" performance and prescribe improvements to help tighten the building envelope (shell), stop uncontrolled air leakage, install needed insulation, and optimize comfort, durability and HVAC performance. Prerequisite: BPI BA training Course dates: June 4-6 and June 12-13, 9 am - 4 pm. Reduced to $562.50 for this class. Review and written exam: June 14 from 9 am - 1 pm. Reduced to $125 for this class. Field exams are required for certification and are by appointment only.  

Living Home Design. This workshop will introduce home owners, designers, engineers, architects, builders, and developers to practical strategies to achieve "Living Homes": that contribute to a more restorative future. CEUs: AIA, GBCI Instructor: Instructor: Janus Welton, AIA, CSBA, LEED AP BD+C, Biomimicry Specialist. Sat, July 20 * 10:00 am - 4:30 pm * HSI 578-02 * $150


Courses will be held at  SUNY Ulster, Business Resource Center (BRC), One Development Court, Kingston, NY

For additional information: SUNY Ulster Energy Science & Sustainability website

To register or for questions, contact: 

SUNY Ulster at 845-339-2025 or email Barbara Reer at reerb@sunyulster.edu

You must preregister for these events.