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Green Building

2014 Course Offerings!

Ecotourism

Ecotourism Seminars
CCCC has joined with the Chatham Conservation Partnership to promote an Ecotourism program by offering seminars and guided field trips throughout the spring, highlighting Chatham County's natural areas and opportunities for birding, canoeing and hiking, while emphasizing the importance of conserving natural resources.

Other offerings in the works will include, but not be limited to, a Tour of the B. Everett Jordan Dam with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; and various canoe trips along the waterways of Chatham County. Check CCCC's website at www.cccc.edu, the Chatham Chatlist or your local newspaper for these and other upcoming seminars. For more information call 919-545-8044.

Green Building and Renewable Energy Courses

LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Course
If you are just beginning your career in green building, the LEED Green Associate Accreditation is for you! Green Associate is the introductory-level credential for LEED. This course is taught by an LEED Fellow and will allow you to sit for the LEED GA Exam.

Course #: C-1718, Hours: 18
Start * End Date: 02/27/13 * 03/20/14
Day: ThSa Time: 9:00A - 3:00P
Cost: $126.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 136

Biofuels 101 - Introduction
This course is designed to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of bio-based fuels, while focusing on proper handling, use guidelines, basic chemistry of biofuels, production methods, and the social, environmental, and economic impacts of biofuels. Students will participate in both lecture and lab-based classes.

Course #: C-1270, Hours: 48
Start * End Date: 01/16/14 * 5/08/14
Day: Th Time: 6:00P - 9:00P
Cost: $181.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 137

Design and Installation: Flagstone Patio
An experienced stonemason will lead this interactive course. Students will assess materials, design, and layout a fieldstone patio. Students will install the patio on the CCCC student farm. Lifting, digging, and hauling stone is required.

Course #: C-1271, Hours: 14
Start * End Date: 03/22/14 * 4/12/14
Day: Sa Time: 9:30A - 1:00P
Cost: $71.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Student Farm

Homebuilding 102 - Chatham Cottage Construction
This course covers building methods and materials used to dry-in a building. Topics include safety, ceiling/roof framing applications, roof finishes, windows, and exterior doors. Upon completion, students should be able to safely erect different roof types and properly install windows, exterior doors, and roofing and exterior finish materials.

Course #: C-1296, Hours: 96
Start * End Date: 01/17/14 * 5/09/14
Day: F Time: 9:00A - 4:00P
Cost: $181.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 139

OSHA 10 Hour Construction
This is an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. It also satisfies the Excavation Competent Person requirement for most employers. Students will receive their OSHA 10 Certificate. Official test included.

Course #: C-1719, Hours: 12
Start * End Date: 02/10/14 * 2/13/14
Day: MTWTh Time: 6:00P - 9:00P
Cost: $71.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 139
Instructor: Whitney Beers-Schmidt

Instruccion OSHA 10 Horas Construccion
This is an orientation to occupational safety and health for workers covered by OSHA 29 CFR 1926. It also satisfies the Excavation Competent Person requirement for most employers. Students will receive their OSHA 10 Certificate. Official test included.

Course #: C-1720, Hours: 10.5
Start * End Date: 03/17/14 * 3/20/14
Day: TWTh Time: 6:00P - 9:00P
Cost: $71.25 Location Code: SCMC
Building Location: Rm 230
Instructor: Whitney Beers-Schmidt

Solar Hot Water Design and Installation
This course examines heating techniques at the top of the pyramid for efficiency and practicality: Solar and geothermal (ground-source heat pumps) for domestic water and home heating systems. Course content is centered on residential and small-commercial sites addressing relatively low-maintenance, affordable equipment and proper installation.

Course #: C-1717, Hours: 64
Start * End Date: 01/16/14 * 5/08/14
Day: Th Time: 2:00P - 6:00P
Cost: $181.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 138

Sustainable Home Design and Renewable Energy - Twilight Tour
Discover green building design and techniques for both style and efficiency. Class consists of in-class presentations and field trips.

Course #: C-1272, Hours: 10
Start * End Date: 04/08/14 * 04/29/14
Day: T Time: 6:30P - 9:00P
Cost: $66.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 136

Brewing

Home Brewing - Intermediate
This course is for beginning home brewers who want to take their skills and knowledge to the next level, refine their brewing process and begin designing their own beers. Hands on lab based classes. Must be 21 years of age.

Course #: C-1722, Hours: 12
Start * End Date: 01/25/14 * 03/01/14
Day: Sa Time: 12:00P - 2:00P
Cost: $71.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 138

Starting Your Own Winery, Brewery or Meadery
This class will give you information on how to start a winery, brewery or meadery in NC, including how to create a business plan, finances, state permits and regulations, choosing a location, and much more. Must be 21 years of age.

Course #: C-1721, Hours: 6
Start * End Date: 02/22/14 * 02/22/14
Day: Sa Time: 9:00A - 4:00P
Cost: $56.25 Location Code: PMC
Building Location: Bldg 045 Rm 139