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Online Natural Building Course

 

The Online Natural Building Course will teach you the Theoretical and Practical aspects of Building your Natural Home utilizing Natural Building Techniques.

The Online Course will cover the Design Elements (Theoretical Class Lecture Series) of consideration when planning and constructing your Natural Home.

You will also get the Practical lessons as taught at the Rak Tamachat Natural Building Institute. The Online Natural Building Practical Series covers the Natural Building Techniques of Traditional Adobe, Adobe Plastering, SuperAdobe Earth Bag, Stucco Plastering, and Compressed Earth Blocks (C.E.B’s).

The online course is designed to give the student a well-rounded introduction to the world of Natural Building. If you have wanted to know the Design and Construction Process and Design Elements and Objectives used by Professional Natural Builders, then the Natural Building Course will give you an outstanding overview and deep-dive into the World of Natural Building.

Natural Building works with natural elements, in the materials used in the construction of the home but also in the way the home was designed to work in harmony with natural elements such as the Earth, Wind, Water, and the Sun!

We can reach a truly Sustainable Future and one of the easiest places to work to achieve this goal is in our own homes, utilizing the principles and practices of Natural Home Building.

Online Natural Building Course Certification Certificate

Online Natural Building Course

Online Natural Building Course, NBC

 99 USD

11 Hours

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Core Curriculum Components of the Online Natural Building Course

 

11 Hours of Orginal Natural Building Content

Module 01 – Sustainable Architecture – 1h 23min

Module 02 – Design Elements of Natural Homes – 6h 14min

Module 3 – Natural Building Practical Course – 3h 20min

Module 01 – Sustainable Architecture – 1h 23min

Lesson 01 - Sustainable Energy Use

25min

Learn how Natural Home Building relates to Sustainable Energy Usage through the correct choice of your home’s design elements, directly impacting your energy budget.

Lesson 02 - Renewable Energy Generation

28min

Learn how your Natural Home can utilize Renewable Energy to help to heat and cool your home with only renewable energies to lower the operating cost of your home.

Lesson 03 - Sustainable Building Materials

29min

Learn how the Green Building Industry is utilizing Sustainable Building Materials in the construction of Natual Homes and helping to lower the building footprint in the process.

Module 02 – Design Elements of Natural Homes – 6h 14min

Online Natural Building Course Design Elements

Lesson 01 - Design Elements

24min

Learn what Design Elements are normally included in the Design of a Natural Home and how to utilize them.

Lesson 05 - Energy Efficiency

37min

Learn how Energy Efficiency is designed into Natural Homes and how you can save on energy in your home.

Lesson 09 - Natural Materials

37min

Learn how Natural Building Materials are used to reduce your home’s enviromental impact and save you money too.

Lesson 13 - Green Roofs, Walls

14min

Learn how Green Roofs, Walls & Facades both beautify our home and lower the energy needed to heat and cool our home.

Lesson 02 - Design Objectives

13min

Learn the Design Objectives which are used when Designing a Natural Home and how you can employ them.

Lesson 06 - Water Efficiency

21min

Learn how to use Water Efficiently by saving Energy and Water from the Design Phase to Operating your home.

Lesson 10 - Transport Patterns

25min

Learn how Transportation Patterns affect a Natural Home’s energy budget, as our travel patterns use energy.

Lesson 14 - Design Innovation

15min

Learn about how Innovation is playing a part in Natural Building and working to make our homes more Sustainable.

Lesson 03 - Water Conservation

27min

Learn how to practice Water Conservation during the Design Phase, Construction Phase and Operations of your Home.

Lesson 07 - Environment Quality

31min

Learn how Indoor Environment Quality affects our living environments and how to manage it safely in your home.

Lesson 11 - Waste Management

23min

Learn how to use, reuse and discard construction waste for your home to have the lowest environmental impact possible.

Lesson 15 - Site Permeability

13min

Learn how Site Permeability relates to water conservation in our homes and how we can make our sites more permeable.

Lesson 04 - Stormwater Management

21min

Learn how Stormwater Management limits the amount of erosion and pollution that may enter water systems.

Lesson 08 - Sun Shading

18min

Learn how Sun Shading techniques reduce the amount of solar gain affecting the temperatures in your home.

Lesson 12 - Urban Ecology

24min

Learn how Urban Ecology plays a role in one’s Natural Home by providing habitat for wildlife through ecological design.

Lesson 16 - Management

17min

Learn about how Construction Management is used in the building of a Natural Home to save you time and money.

Module 3 – Natural Building Practical Course – 3h 20min

Online Natural Building Practical Lessons

Module 01 - Adobe Brick Making

1h42min

Learn all the steps from Making to Installing Traditional Adobe Bricks. Learn how to: Test Your Soil, Get Your Mix Right, Make a Brick Form, Make Bricks in Forms, Dry Your Bricks, Make Mortar, Install Your Bricks, Adobe Plaster Coating.

Module 02 - SuperAdobe Earth Bags

1h16min

You will learn all the Steps to Prepare and Install Super Adobe with Earth Bags. Learn how to: Get Your Mix Right, Test for Moisture, Make Bags, Load Bags, Start and Stop Bags, Compress Bags, Install Stabilization, and Plaster With Stucco.

Module 03 - Compressed Earth Bricks (CEBs)

21min

You will learn all the Steps to Prepare and Make Compressed Earth Blocks (C.E.B’s). In a few lesson, you will learn how to: Get Your Mix Right, Test for Moisture, Load the Press, Remove Bricks, Dry Bricks, Lay Bicks, Install Mortar.

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