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The GreenHome Institute’s – “Using EPA’s National Stormwater Calculator” – Free CE Webinar
April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT
About this event
EPA’s National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) is a software application tool that estimates the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site using green infrastructure as low impact development controls. The SWC is designed for use by anyone interested in reducing runoff from a property, including site developers, landscape architects, urban planners, and homeowners.
Whether you want to protect against more planned rain events from climate change, comply with city laws and incentives, or meet LEED or green building goals, the EPA National Storm Calc is here to help you!
Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 1 hour in
- Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI): LEED APH Homes and BD+C
- Building Performance Institute (BPI) NonWholeHouse
- Submitted for American Institute of Architects – AIA (HSW)
- Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)
- Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP): Place
- State Architect / Builder License may be applicable
- Review the EPA’s National Stormwater Calculator (SWC) and how it may assist you in achieving LEED BD+C V4 Homes and New Construction SS Rain Water Management
- Summarize the of computational methods used by the SWC and how it assists in achieving LEED BD+C V4 Homes and New Construction SS Rain Water Management
- Understand how to run the calculator to quantify storm water reductions and achieving LEED BD+C V4 Homes and New Construction SS Rain Water Management
- Begin Interpreting the calculator results and Applying Low Impact Development (LID) controls
Dr. Corinne Wiesner-Friedman is a Physical Scientist with the U.S. EPA in the Office of Research and Development in the Center for Environmental Solutions and Emergency Response working in the Integrated Water Resources Branch. Her background is in GIS and network-based approaches to predicting microbial loads in surface water, sediment, and wastewater. She currently manages EPA’s National Stormwater Calculator and does research to improve the SWC as well as EPA’s Stormwater Management Model.
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