Better Building Materials
About the Sponsor
GreenCE’s mission is to support the necessary transition to a sustainable built environment by empowering design professionals to address the environmental, economic, and social impacts of buildings. GreenCE’s course catalog includes LEED exam preparation, continuing education to maintain your AIA or LEED credential, as well as specialty education focused on topics such as ADA/Barrier-Free requirements. We are committed to designing the highest quality continuing education programs in the construction industry.
This one hour course will empower project teams and design professionals to take leading roles in using materials selection to promote human health and protect the environment.
- Describe the environmental and human health consequences of building materials.
- Discuss the evolution of green building perspectives on building materials including recent refinements to LEED v4, and the inclusion of credits with a focus on disclosure such as MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Sourcing of Raw Materials in LEED for BD+C and ID+C.
- Explain the intent of LEED v4 credits focused on life-cycle impacts in BD+C and ID+C, such as MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Environmental Product Declarations.
- Explain how the Health Product Declaration (HPD) can qualify products to contribute under MR credit Building Product Disclosure and Optimization – Material Ingredients in LEED v4 for BD+C and ID+C.
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