This module introduces the concepts and terminology around carbon, greenhouse gasses and global warming.
The Principles of Carbon Accounting discusses the way carbon is measured and sets the foundation for practical applications in the next module, while the Value Chain topic examines the classic business value chain to low carbon living.
Carbon conversion is used to estimate the amount of carbon produced in common units across industry. In some countries, this is also used to calculate carbon trading. Learn how to calculate your carbon output.
How can you improve your carbon efficiency in a house? These examples give more than the usual 'change your lightglobes' answers, in both houses and larger precincts. A section on tiny homes has been added for your inspiration
Part 2 will help you demonstrate to a client that using sustainable materials and practices will be cost effective, with a scenario-based simulation.. This course will help you make a coherent business case to present to your clients and managers.
This contains lists of Australian government climate change sites, and a section on natural disaster information (particularly for NSW, but your local/state/national governments are likely to have similar information online). As more common extreme weather events are predicted, knowing how to check your risk and find appropriate resources may be useful. Many of these sites have climate change information.
There's also a section which has articles and links which don't come under any other area.