Posted on November 28, 2013

GORD Academy conducted its 1st Typology-Based Workshop on “Healthcare” at QNCC on 27 November 2013. The purpose of the workshop is to allow professionals to gain deep understanding of the GSAS categories and criteria from typologies as well as Discipline-Based perspectives. Each certificant can select his/her choice of certification schemes based on his/her own interest or the GORD Academy’s progression requirements.

Topics discussed during the seminar were:

• The Healthcare categories and its impact on environment

• Evaluate the impact of new healthcare buildings

• Evaluate the aspects that have a lasting environmental impact

• Perform measurements related to normative standards & practices

• Consider what impacts the project can mitigate

• Energy Assessment for Healthcare scheme

The participants in this workshop earned an equivalent of 2 Continuing Education Units (2 CEUs) in the GSAS – Certification Schemes program. The CEU is a demonstration of personal commitment to their career and profession and is a mandatory credentialing requirement for maintenance and career progression for GSAS-Certified Green Professionals (GSAS-CGP).