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LEED General Courses

Need continuing education to maintain your LEED credential? Do you want to learn more about LEED certification? All courses offer AIA CE and GBCI credit hours applied towards your architect license requirements. All courses listed provide AIA HSW and GBCI general CE hours. Once you have completed the AIA online courses and GBCI CE courses, we will report your earned course credits automatically. AIA Continuing Ed and courses about LEED certification are available online anytime, 24/7/365! GreenCE is a USGBC Education Partner and offers free courses about LEED certification.

Enlightened Spaces: Harnessing Natural Light with Glass Operable Wall Systems

Glass operable wall systems offer a multitude of benefits including adaptability, daylighting, energy savings, sustainability, and occupant well-being. These systems optimize the entry of natural light, creating well-lit spaces that positively impact employee well-being, productivity, and satisfaction. This not only reduces energy consumption but also aligns with sustainable design practices. The adaptability of glass wall systems allows for flexible space configurations, accommodating changing needs and promoting a dynamic work environment.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ID+C
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
WELLv2: Advancing Human Health and Well-Being

In this presentation, we explore the WELL Building Standard and how it can advance human health and well-being. WELL v2 is an evidence-based, technically robust, resilient rating system that can help design professionals create inspiring and healthy buildings. Our team discusses the ten concepts of WELL v2 and performance testing that can help improve occupant health. We examine WELL certified projects and their attributes that make them healthy buildings. This introductory course is aimed at design professionals who want a basic overview of the WELL Building Standard.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
$35.00
Architectural Design to Promote Occupant Comfort & Sustainability in Commercial Heat Pump Water Heating

Energy costs are soaring across the country and owners are looking for cost-effective and sustainable solutions to provide hot water for their buildings. In this course, we discuss how market conditions and consumer demand are driving the move to Commercial Heat Pump Water Heating (CHPHW) systems. We describe the benefits of CHPHW systems, best practices for design professionals, and how these sustainable products can help improve energy efficiency and occupant experience.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Storage & the Art of Organization

Join us on this one-hour course as we look at the top ten home storage solutions and bring to life the art of organization. This fundamental question lies at the heart of effective storage design, challenging architects, interior designers, and contractors to transform cluttered closets, disorganized pantries, and chaotic garages into harmonious and functional spaces. Homeowners and renters seek versatile storage solutions for their homes, senior housing, student housing, apartments, hotels, and resorts.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Building Better Spaces: Enhancing Environments with Moveable Walls

Moveable walls offer a versatile solution that goes beyond mere spatial flexibility; they contribute significantly to daylight optimization, acoustic performance, utilization of healthy building materials, and enhancement of occupant well-being and comfort. In this course we explore ADA, ASTM, and LEED v4.1 BD+C and ID+C strategies and requirements related to moveable walls. Design professionals will develop the skills necessary to incorporate these principles into their own architectural projects and leverage the benefits of moveable wall systems.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ID+C
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Resilient Designs: Post-Frame Construction for Sustainable and Energy-Efficient Spaces

Post-frame construction is the perfect choice for any low-rise commercial building due to its energy efficiency, durability, versatility, and aesthetic appeal. Join us in this one-hour course as we discuss post-frame construction methods; including foundations, columns, and trusses, as well as materials, coatings, and paint options.  By the end of this course, you will be able to demonstrate how post-frame construction can be used in a variety of applications in different markets and provide cost-effective solutions for your project.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Where Sustainability Meets Innovation

This course discusses the impact of buildings on the natural environment and offers insight on designing to minimize those impacts through sun control and mastery of the elements. The discussion emphasizes implementing design methods including specification of technologies such as sunshade and daylighting canopy systems, as well as materials that contain recycled content. Designing as part of a holistic building environment is critical to optimizing energy performance and reducing extraction of natural resources for building materials.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Flowing Forward: Vacuum Plumbing's Footprint for Renovation Today and Future Proofing Tomorrow

During this course, we explore how vacuum plumbing can help design professionals create projects that save water, energy, and money and contribute to sustainable design. We review how vacuum plumbing can help contribute to LEED projects and prevent the spread of infectious diseases, especially during a pandemic. Our team illustrates the differences between vacuum plumbing and gravity plumbing and how they compare regarding sustainability, health and safety, cost and design and use of existing real estate flexibility.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Impervious Elegance: How Waterproof Wall Panels Protect Spaces

In this course, we explore how waterproof wall panel systems are used to provide a cost-effective, easy installed, low maintenance design solution for bathrooms and kitchens. We examine the benefits of waterproof wall panels over tile and how panels help prevent mildew and mold. Finally, we discuss how sustainable waterproof wall panels can contribute to LEED v4.1 projects.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 0.1 NKBA CEU
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Computational Fluid Dynamics in Building Design

In this presentation, we discuss Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) and how it can be used as a tool by building designers to ensure occupant health and safety. We interpret CFD analyses to make design improvements for optimal air movement, cohesive comfort for occupants, and efficiency. Finally, we explain how destratifying a space can decrease HVAC sizing for more efficient and sustainable designs.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Designing Touchless Solutions for Proper Hand Hygiene in Commercial Restrooms V2

How can commercial restroom design reduce touchpoints, promote proper hand hygiene, and reduce the spread of infection? This course explores this timely question. Attendees will first hear an overview of hygienic restroom design, learning about key elements, such as reducing touching points, improving air quality, and optimizing waste management. Next, the course explores proper hand hygiene techniques, something 97% of consumers fail to do before a meal.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 IDCEC HSW CEU
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Green Roofing: Blending Built Environments with Nature to Maximize Rooftop Productivity

This course will go over the basics of vegetated roof construction and how the industry has documented successful installations over the last 25 years in the United States. We will teach the design requirements and standards unique to green roofs. The course will educate the participant on the benefits of the technology- including stormwater management and lowering roof temperatures. We will also provide project examples across the country that incorporate a variety of technologies such as biosolar, amenity decks, daylight harvesting, and agricultural production.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Building Sustainable Spaces: HVAC Solutions That Reduce Environmental Impacts

Specifying a sustainable HVAC system is essential for achieving a more efficient, comfortable, durable, cost-effective, and environmentally friendly built environment. In this course, our team discusses why design professionals should specify sustainably manufactured HVAC products that help reduce waste, decrease carbon emissions, and save energy. We review how sustainable HVAC systems can contribute to the LEED v4.1 BD+C rating system and reduce environmental impacts.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Southern Yellow Pine: Sustainability and Applications

This one-hour course describes Southern Yellow Pine’s impact on building structures historically and today, listing its sustainable attributes and characteristics. This course also examines how the by-products and waste of SYP are reusable and compares the life cycle assessment of SYP to other building materials.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Mastering Daylight

This course discusses the benefits of a thoughtfully-designed light control system and how to make it work for your project’s daylighting and design needs. The discussion emphasizes implementing best-practice methods and specification of daylighting canopy and sun shade systems to create unique and aesthetically-pleasing architectural building enhancements. The result will be a full-scope view on successfully repurposing natural light for greater environmental, human health, and aesthetic function.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Durable Design: How Prefinished Steel Door Frames Strengthen Projects

Prefinished steel door frames are strong, safe and durable for a variety of applications. In this course, we discuss types of steel casings, installation techniques, and hardware options. We describe the fire safety and sustainability benefits of steel door frames. Finally, our team reviews LEED v4.1 credits, recycled content, and environmental impacts related to steel door frames.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Culinary Creations: Designing A LEED Kitchen

Sustainable kitchen design encompasses environmental, health, and social considerations. In this course, we explore innovative approaches that prioritize energy efficiency, the use of healthy materials, and the enhancement of overall well-being. As the demand for eco-friendly living spaces continues to rise, design professionals play a pivotal role in shaping the future of kitchen design. Our team discusses LEED v4.1 BD+C and ID+C strategies that can help design professionals create healthier and more sustainable kitchen spaces for building occupants.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ID+C
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
$45.00
A Green Alternative to Surface Finishing: “Powder Coating”

The goal of this course is mainly to create awareness about powder coating technology as an environmentally friendly alternative to liquid coatings. After this course, the design professional will be aware of the environmental and physical advantages of powder coating systems in order to knowledgably specify them in place of conventional liquid coating systems.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
Mitigating Legionella Risks with Tankless Technology

Eliminate the risk for Legionella and generate reliable hot water production with tankless water heaters! Join us for this one-hour course as we evaluate risks associated with Legionella and the health benefits of tankless water heaters. In this course, participants will investigate the standards aimed at eliminating Legionella risk from the water supply and the tankless hot water technologies that prevent such bacterial growth in domestic water systems.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE
The 13 Pitfalls of Heat Pump Water Heaters and How to Avoid Them

Bluetooth operable, modular construction without compromising the demand for reliable, continuous hot water. Join us for this one-hour course as we explore electric tankless water heaters engineered for commercial applications. In this course, participants will dive into the newest technologies of hot water production that showcase the notable achievements of electric tankless water heaters in creating a minimal footprint, establishing an ease of serviceability and offering simplicity in operation and installation.

  • 1 AAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 AIBD CE Hour
  • 1 ASPE CE Hour
  • 1 BOMI CPD Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour
  • 1 OAA Structured Learning Hour
  • 1 RCEP PDH for Engineers
  • 1 SAA Core Learning Hour
FREE

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