Greening of Competency Models
Construction – Commercial and Industrial
Commercial and Industrial
Abide by applicable federal, state, and local regulations and policies.
Safeguard the public interes.t
Ensure equipment and systems are operated in a manner that minimizes environmental impact.
Seek to upgrade processes beyond pollution control to pollution prevention.
Utilize advances in science and technology to upgrade levels of efficiency and environmental protection.
Evaluate waste of resources/materials.
Evaluate necessity for additional/alternative resources/materials.
Recognize and mitigate safety hazards
including hazardous materials
, environmental hazards, and accident conditions on a construction site. Follow appropriate security procedures.
to create a hazard-free
, accident-free environment.
Demonstrate knowledge of hazardous properties of materials such as toxicity, flammability,
, corrosivity, and limits of fire resistance exposure.
Use Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
information to manage
, use, and dispose of hazardous materials.
Monitor workplace/jobsite activities to comply with governmental and other applicable safety regulations such as EPA and OSHA.
Use Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) information to manage, use, and dispose of hazardous materials.
understanding of flows of heat
, air, and moisture through the home and various methods used to control them.
Understand what is meant by “the house as a system” as it relates to the evaluation of prospective remodeling projects.
Have a working knowledge of the environment’s impact on the home and its occupants
Describe the process of “testing in/testing out” as it relates to building science and remodeling projects.
Demonstrate knowledge of green building practices:
, design, construction,
, and maintenance practices.
Recognize green building trends in the commercial construction industry including use of new materials,
, and processes.
Understand the growth and impact of green building practices.
Explain the environmental and economic benefits of green building practices.
Adhere to green methods and correctly use green materials as appropriate to one’s job.
Minimize construction waste and demolition debris.
Demonstrate knowledge of elements of green construction:
Environmentally friendly materials and resources.
Observe green building standards and principles.
Observe local, state, and national energy efficiency requirements, incentives
for new and existing buildings
, and building codes.
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