CUGE-SKY-1003 Integrating Skyrise Greenery with Sustainable Building Solutions

INTRODUCTION
Skyrise greenery includes two main approaches: roof greening and vertical greening. When integrated effectively with sustainable building technologies, skyrise greenery can provide long-term environmental benefits and enhance aesthetic quality of our urban environment.

In this lecture, the basic concepts of skyrise greening and sustainable building will be explained. Major issues of sustainable building solutions will be discussed including solar energy systems, thermal and energy performance, and storm water management.

COURSE OBJECTIVES
At the end of the programme, participants will have a better understanding of:
  • Integration of photovoltaic systems with rooftop greenery
  • Thermal regulation performance of greenery on buildings
  • Storm water mitigation effects of green roofs

METHODOLOGY
  • Lecture
  • Case studies

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
  • Horticulturists
  • Developers and building owners
  • Landscape professionals
  • Landscape architects
  • Facilities managers
  • Architects

ABOUT THE TRAINER
Dr Sam C M Hui is a Hong Kong based lecturer and researcher, specialising in building sustainability and building energy usage in metropolitan settings. He has published several guidelines and journals pertaining to green roofs and sustainable buildings and has been appointed as a technical expert on several occasions.

Dr Sam also lectures at the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Technological and Higher Education Institute of Hong Kong (THEi) on topics ranging from sustainable building solutions, thermal and energy performance, building services engineering.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT UNITS
Professional Certification CEUs/CPDs
Certified Practising Horticulturist Pending
ISA Certified Arborist Pending
Singapore Institute of Landscape Architects Pending
*Awarded points may differ for different sessions. Please refer to the latest mailer or contact our staff for more information.

COURSE FEES
Course Fees (Inclusive of GST)
Full fee $37.00
Fees include the provision of training, assessment materials, tools and equipment and refreshment. Terms and conditions apply.

REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT
Please register and pay online here.
*CUGE course confirmation e-mail will be sent to all participants who have registered successfully.

Class size will be limited to facilitate discussions and group exercises. Please register early.
Course places will only be confirmed upon receipt of the duly completed application forms and payment.

ENQUIRY CONTACT
Mr Kyde Yong
Tel: 64650219
Mobile No.: 94559921
E-mail: kyde_yong@nparks.gov.sg

All information are correct as of the posted date. For more information, please contact us at Ask_CUGE@nparks.gov.sg