Green Step Education

Calculating Recycled Content for LEED

This course includes practical knowledge regarding Recycled Content materials within the LEED v3 NC, CI and EBOM Rating Systems and demonstrates how to properly complete the LEED calculations for recycled content using both Post-consumer and Pre-consumer. Complete calculations both by hand and by utilizing the LEED MRc4 template. These guided practice problems will help participants gain a working understanding of these calculations for implementation on LEED projects.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Explain how the recycled content is addressed within different LEED Rating Systems and indicate system synergies
2. Describe recycled content credit calculation inputs, variables, assumptions & equations including the difference between Pre and Post consumer
3. Calculate the overall recycled content percentage for a given project using multiple materials and comparing them to the Total Materials Cost
4. Calculate the recycled content dollar value for a material that has different recycled content percentages by weight



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GBCI Course ID: 
0090008482
AIA Course Number: 
GGS00B
Device Format: 
Desktop/Laptop
Tablet
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Applicable Credits: 
1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
1 GBCI LEED Specific ID+C
1 GBCI LEED Specific O+M
$35.00

10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion