Online Courses for 2012
- Achieving Success with Difficult People
- Building Teams that Work
- Conversational Japanese
- Distribution and Logistics Management
- Going Green in the Workplace
- Grammar Refresher
- Interpersonal Communication
- Introduction to Crystal Reports
- Introduction to PowerPoint 2010
- Introduction to SQL
- Introduction to Windows 7
- Math Refresher
- Protect your Money, Credit and Identity
- Six Sigma: Total Quality Applications
- Speed Spanish
- Speed Spanish II
- Speed Spanish III
- Writing Essentials
Going Green in the Workplace
Learn how to position your business as a responsible environmental leader in a world of green consumers and carbon-conscious regulators. In this course, you'll discover how to save energy, save money, and reduce your carbon footprint, all at the same time.
First, we'll talk about how you can trim your energy costs without reducing your productivity by making your lighting, HVAC, and building control systems more efficient. After that, we'll explore ways to cut your water bill and look at waste reduction strategies that can save you money while helping you move toward a sustainable business model. We'll also delve into transportation and shipping, examining the benefits of alternative fuels, hybrids, and all-electric vehicles.
Next, you'll get a primer on renewable energy and learn how to integrate wind and solar power into your energy use plan. You'll also learn about buying green power, carbon offsets, and renewable energy credits. And finally, you'll get the information you need about LEED accreditation and how to measure and manage your carbon emissions in order to comply with any eventual carbon tax or cap-and-trade system.
Throughout the course, you'll examine real-world examples of energy-saving solutions and find out how to calculate the costs, benefits, and paybacks of these projects. You'll also learn how to communicate the environmental benefits of your actions to your customers and your business partners, transforming your business into a leader in the green economy.
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