Green Building Design and Construction Certificate

Enroll Now for the Fall 2014!

Learn How to "GO GREEN AND SUSTAINABLE" in Construction!

This course will provide participants with an overview of the construction and design delivery systems pertaining to high performance sustainable buildings. Participants will gain a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of sustainability evaluation systems as pertained to the US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED). The course will examine and apply the tools associated with green buildings, understanding materials and techniques that promote healthy and environmentally responsible construction.


construction project management; construction management; green; LEED; sustainableProgram Topics:

  • Construction and design delivery systems
  • High performance sustainable buildings
  • US Green Building Council (USGBC) standards
  • Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards
  • Reduce, reuse, recycle, and recover in construction




  • Develop professionally and to improve, acquire, and develop new and relevant knowledge to enhance professional growth
  • Learn fundamental practices and principles in sustainable construction projects
  • Learn USGBC and LEED standards
  • Understand the importance and relevance of the relationship of the environment to the construction industry


This program is designed for individuals new to the field of construction, construction project planners and designers, project engineers, project managers, general construction managers, executive construction managers and superintendents, real estate owners, property appraisers, individuals seeking a new career path as construction consultants, and those under contract with or employed by the owner, developer, or management firm overseeing a construction project. 


construction project management; cost estimating; blueprint reading; architect; facilities management; green building designE. Dominique Paraison has over 14 years experience in program/project management, architectural/design, construction, and site safety management with firms and institutions as McKissack & Associates (Philadelphia), Verizon Corporation (Design & Construction- Real Estate Portfolio Management), JW Consulting Engineer (Construction Site Safety Management/ Construction Management), City of New York Department of Design & Construction (Public Works- Design & Construction), private practice, teaching architectural and construction management & safety at university level. Mr. Paraison has extensive expertise in managing complex programs and demanding projects while maintaining daily business operations for public and private facilities.  Projects   include development of major project commitments – University Campuses educational, medical, engineering, laboratory, and teaching facilities, residential buildings and hotel/commercial mixed use complexes, Utilities & Telecommunication, and MTA Transits Projects – from initial concept through programming, design, and construction, to occupancy.  

His extensive background has involved program-, project- and construction- management- safety management: master planning, programming, design, bidding and award, and construction; development of program-wide contracting strategy; bid packaging and award; owner/designer/ contractor coordination; contract administration; code & zoning ordinance, quality assurance/control; constructability, bidability and value engineering; best practices; quality management, safety and security, facility operations and maintenance management; arbitration and dispute resolution.



Fall 2014 Course Schedule

This exciting course is offered exclusively in our Pace University Midtown Center Campus, which is conveniently located appr. two blocks from Grand Central Station. 

Pace University Midtown
551 Fifth Avenue at 45th Street
New York, NY

September 6, 13, &20, 2014
9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tuition: $595   (includes all materials)
Course# 90738


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