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Atlantic Cape Offers Green & Sustainable Living Classes

September 28, 2011

Atlantic Cape Community College will offer a variety of career training, professional development and homeowner workshops in Green & Sustainable Living.

In Making Your Own Rain Barrel—A Demonstration, learn how to make your own barrels, tools and materials needed, installation techniques and maintenance for harvesting rain water, 9-11 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 22.

Understanding the “House as a System” Concept explores each component of construction and the implications that proper use of materials and techniques will have on improving performance, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., two Saturdays, Oct. 29 and Nov. 5.

Green Building Today!, will provide participants with an in-depth overview of the design and construction of Green High Performance Buildings and explore the most up to date and future building systems, technologies and materials, 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 8.

In Green Building for Existing Homes, learn how to access and prioritize green upgrades based on safety, cost and increased efficiency, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 9.

In Green Building Materials and Products, discover the short- and long-term environmental impacts and human health risks associated with the production and use of conventional building materials, and how to choose green alternatives, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 10.

In Landscaping Industry Certified Technician-Exterior, learn the different types of plants and flowers, common landscaping tools and machines and techniques in green irrigation and landscape design, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., begins Jan. 9.

Green & Sustainable Living classes will be offered at the Mays Landing and Mays Landing East campuses, 5100 Black Horse Pike; and the Cape May County Campus, 341 Court House-South Dennis Road, Cape May Court House.

For workshop prices or to register, call (609) 343-4829 or visit www.atlantic.edu/conted.