Design Professions
Design Professions

GreenCE offers free AIA online courses and free GBCI courses for many professions. Architects, engineers, interior designers, and contractors can obtain their CE hours by participating in these courses. Our free AIA continuing education courses and free LEED Specific Hours can help architects and other design professionals maintain their organization and state CE requirements. All AIA CEU courses award the AIA HSW learning unit except for the FREE LEED Exam Prep. Design professionals can learn how to get LEED certified projects accomplished via many LEED v4 courses. Our GBCI online courses provide LEED GA’s and LEED AP’s with the CE hours they need for their credential.

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Featured Courses for Architects

The McIntosh Group

The requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards are detailed and can be overwhelming to interpret. This session is designed to help you understand how they directly affect architects and engineers. We’ll break down the ADA Standards into easy to digest nuggets and give you a glimpse behind the scenes of ADA compliance.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00

Courses for Architects

Steven Winter Associates

On September 15, 2010, the Department of Justice published updated Title II and III ADA regulations and adopted the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. This one hour session will address substantive changes to the regulations and design criteria which became effective on March 15, 2011 and are enforceable as of March 15, 2012.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
Tiger Coatings

The design professional will become 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 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
3W Studio

ADAAG uses several terms to describe different types of pedestrian routes or paths through a given facility. These include: Circulation Path, Accessible Route, Path of Travel and Accessible Path of Travel. Accessibility is not limited to buildings; it is an extension of the route to the site and circulation through the site and buildings. In this course, we will review and discuss the design requirements of accessible routes.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
Alpolic Materials

Gain insight into how rain screen systems contribute to the weatherability and sustainability of a building. Learn about the importance using sustainable materials for the system contribute to lower energy consumption, minimal impacts to the environment, and improving indoor environmental quality.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Big Ass Fans

Following a video case study format, selected project team members from the DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters tell their stories through a series of interviews, info-graphics, and building video tours. The DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters achieved LEED Platinum certification under the LEED NC 2009 rating system, and received one of the first Net-Zero Energy certifications from the International Living Future Institute.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
FREE

This seminar will focus on existing buildings and how they should comply, alterations and the five elements required to be upgraded to meet the Standards once an area containing a primary function is altered.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00

Lighting provides unparalleled utility within our built environment, although with these benefits there is an environmental trade-off. The production of electricity produces greenhouse gases and other pollutants, and the manufacture of lighting equipment consumes resources. Join us in this one hour course to evaluate the environmental upsides of low-cost, sustainable tubular LED retrofits for existing linear fluorescent systems for buildings and interiors, while exploring the critical performance differences and safety and health impacts within this rapidly maturing technology.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Breaking Barriers: Social Equity Within the Community and Supply Chain

In this course, the participant will discover how to address social equity within the community and supply chain as it applies to LEED Social Equity Pilot Credits. We will discuss ways to think about social equity as it relates to the sourcing of building products and how the project can help address the concerns of diverse, and often underserved, communities. The course details the intent and requirements of the community and supply chain pilot credits, providing a straightforward methodology to assess and document achievement of these often overlooked concerns.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
$35.00

In this one hour course, the design professional will review implementation strategies for an integrative design and construction process. We also evaluate the new Integrative Process credit in the LEED v4 rating system, and outline the necessary activities to achieve the credit. The design professional will explore collaboration strategies to help control project costs, and discover energy efficiency measures which are enabled through engagement with the building occupants.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
$35.00

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Courses for Engineers

Big Ass Fans

Following a video case study format, selected project team members from the DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters tell their stories through a series of interviews, info-graphics, and building video tours. The DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters achieved LEED Platinum certification under the LEED NC 2009 rating system, and received one of the first Net-Zero Energy certifications from the International Living Future Institute.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
FREE
Breaking Barriers: Social Equity Within the Community and Supply Chain

In this course, the participant will discover how to address social equity within the community and supply chain as it applies to LEED Social Equity Pilot Credits. We will discuss ways to think about social equity as it relates to the sourcing of building products and how the project can help address the concerns of diverse, and often underserved, communities. The course details the intent and requirements of the community and supply chain pilot credits, providing a straightforward methodology to assess and document achievement of these often overlooked concerns.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
$35.00
Green Step Education

Gain practical experience applicable to a LEED BD+C or ID+C project. This online audio course includes hands-on training for the Indoor Water Use Reduction credit and prerequisite. The presenter coaches participants to complete these LEED credit calculations by hand, providing a solid foundation for the variables, assumptions and calculation methodologies. Participants will also practice with the LEED Online template that is required for LEED documentation.

  • 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
$35.00
Don’t Miss The Mark

In this course we examine the differences between construction adhesives based on their core chemical makeup. We will compare and contrast VOC regulations and restrictions for indoor air versus those for outdoor air. We will also discuss the challenge for specifying adhesives posed by LEED v4 design restrictions. The presentation will compare the most commonly referenced subfloor adhesive performance specifications, identify their similarities and differences, and point out how lab conditions can differ from “real world” field conditions.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Green Code Knowledge LLC

This course will familiarize participants with the development, scope, intent and application of the administrative provisions contained in Chapter One of the International Green Construction Code, also known as the IgCC. Participants will gain an understanding of how the IgCC fits within the context of other green building rating systems and standards.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
$35.00
Green Code Knowledge LLC

The goal of this webinar is for participants to familiarize themselves with the development, scope, intent and application of the provisions of Section 806, Material Emissions And Pollutant Control, contained in Chapter Eight, Indoor Environmental Quality and Comfort, of the International Green Construction Code, also known as the IgCC.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
$35.00
Get Savvy: LEED v4 for Product Manufacturers

In this one-hour course, the participant will evaluate the contributions of building products to successful outcomes of green building projects. Explore the LEED v4 Rating Systems from the manufacturer’s perspective to gain critical insight when it comes to product selection and what to expect from “LEED-savvy” manufacturers. Conclude with a review of the literature and tools that manufacturers can utilize to increase their chances of being selected for use in green buildings.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific HOMES
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ID+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ND
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific O+M
FREE
Green Building and the LEED v4 AP BD+C Exam

Pass the LEED AP BD+C exam through this exciting in-depth review of the LEED v4 rating system. This online anytime course includes a LEED study guide, LEED practice questions, study sheets, and a Certificate of Completion for 8 AIA HSW Hours. The program includes tips and study methods to pass the LEED AP exam the first time. Learn from the #1 USGBC Education Partner. This LEED training was developed by the industry's top experts.

  • 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$229.00
LEED®v4 AP O+M Exam

Pass the LEED AP O+M exam through this exciting in-depth review of the LEED v4 rating system. This online anytime course includes a study guide, practice questions, study sheets, and a Certificate of Completion for 5.5 AIA HSW Hours. The program includes tips and study methods to pass the LEED O+M exam the first time. Learn from the #1 USGBC Education Partner.

  • 5.5 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$229.00

Use the LEED practice exam questions to assess your readiness to take the LEED Green Associate exam and LEED AP exam. The LEED practice questions simulate the actual exam and will help you prepare. The package includes 400 LEED practice questions for the LEED Green Associate Exam as well as 100 LEED practice questions for the LEED AP BD+C exam.

$29.00

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Courses for Contractors

Alpolic Materials

Gain insight into how rain screen systems contribute to the weatherability and sustainability of a building. Learn about the importance using sustainable materials for the system contribute to lower energy consumption, minimal impacts to the environment, and improving indoor environmental quality.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Big Ass Fans

Following a video case study format, selected project team members from the DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters tell their stories through a series of interviews, info-graphics, and building video tours. The DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters achieved LEED Platinum certification under the LEED NC 2009 rating system, and received one of the first Net-Zero Energy certifications from the International Living Future Institute.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
FREE

This seminar will focus on existing buildings and how they should comply, alterations and the five elements required to be upgraded to meet the Standards once an area containing a primary function is altered.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00

In this one hour course, the design professional will review implementation strategies for an integrative design and construction process. We also evaluate the new Integrative Process credit in the LEED v4 rating system, and outline the necessary activities to achieve the credit. The design professional will explore collaboration strategies to help control project costs, and discover energy efficiency measures which are enabled through engagement with the building occupants.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
$35.00
Don’t Miss The Mark

In this course we examine the differences between construction adhesives based on their core chemical makeup. We will compare and contrast VOC regulations and restrictions for indoor air versus those for outdoor air. We will also discuss the challenge for specifying adhesives posed by LEED v4 design restrictions. The presentation will compare the most commonly referenced subfloor adhesive performance specifications, identify their similarities and differences, and point out how lab conditions can differ from “real world” field conditions.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Green Building Services

Learn about the RetroCommissioning process and how to implement this process on an existing building, with lessons learned from a commissioning professional and professional engineers.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific O+M
$35.00
Get Savvy: LEED v4 for Product Manufacturers

In this one-hour course, the participant will evaluate the contributions of building products to successful outcomes of green building projects. Explore the LEED v4 Rating Systems from the manufacturer’s perspective to gain critical insight when it comes to product selection and what to expect from “LEED-savvy” manufacturers. Conclude with a review of the literature and tools that manufacturers can utilize to increase their chances of being selected for use in green buildings.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific HOMES
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ID+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ND
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific O+M
FREE
Glass Walkways and Stair Treads

Discuss how to design glass into walkways and stairs, the role glass walkways play in sustainable design, and what to consider during the design process.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Gallina

This course discusses the importance of daylighting to human health and well-being and provides an overview of polycarbonate glazing systems, their sustainable attributes, and how they contribute to LEED certification.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Green Building and the LEED v4 AP BD+C Exam

Pass the LEED AP BD+C exam through this exciting in-depth review of the LEED v4 rating system. This online anytime course includes a LEED study guide, LEED practice questions, study sheets, and a Certificate of Completion for 8 AIA HSW Hours. The program includes tips and study methods to pass the LEED AP exam the first time. Learn from the #1 USGBC Education Partner. This LEED training was developed by the industry's top experts.

  • 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$229.00

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Featured Courses for Interior Designers

The McIntosh Group

The requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Standards are detailed and can be overwhelming to interpret. This session is designed to help you understand how they directly affect architects and engineers. We’ll break down the ADA Standards into easy to digest nuggets and give you a glimpse behind the scenes of ADA compliance.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00

Courses for Interior Designers

Steven Winter Associates

On September 15, 2010, the Department of Justice published updated Title II and III ADA regulations and adopted the 2010 ADA Standards for Accessible Design. This one hour session will address substantive changes to the regulations and design criteria which became effective on March 15, 2011 and are enforceable as of March 15, 2012.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
3W Studio

ADAAG uses several terms to describe different types of pedestrian routes or paths through a given facility. These include: Circulation Path, Accessible Route, Path of Travel and Accessible Path of Travel. Accessibility is not limited to buildings; it is an extension of the route to the site and circulation through the site and buildings. In this course, we will review and discuss the design requirements of accessible routes.

  • 1 ADA Fulfills State Accessibility/ADA/Barrier-free requirements
  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$35.00
Big Ass Fans

Following a video case study format, selected project team members from the DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters tell their stories through a series of interviews, info-graphics, and building video tours. The DPR Phoenix Regional Headquarters achieved LEED Platinum certification under the LEED NC 2009 rating system, and received one of the first Net-Zero Energy certifications from the International Living Future Institute.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
FREE

Lighting provides unparalleled utility within our built environment, although with these benefits there is an environmental trade-off. The production of electricity produces greenhouse gases and other pollutants, and the manufacture of lighting equipment consumes resources. Join us in this one hour course to evaluate the environmental upsides of low-cost, sustainable tubular LED retrofits for existing linear fluorescent systems for buildings and interiors, while exploring the critical performance differences and safety and health impacts within this rapidly maturing technology.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Get Savvy: LEED v4 for Product Manufacturers

In this one-hour course, the participant will evaluate the contributions of building products to successful outcomes of green building projects. Explore the LEED v4 Rating Systems from the manufacturer’s perspective to gain critical insight when it comes to product selection and what to expect from “LEED-savvy” manufacturers. Conclude with a review of the literature and tools that manufacturers can utilize to increase their chances of being selected for use in green buildings.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific HOMES
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ID+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific ND
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific O+M
FREE
Glass Walkways and Stair Treads

Discuss how to design glass into walkways and stairs, the role glass walkways play in sustainable design, and what to consider during the design process.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Green Building and the LEED v4 AP BD+C Exam

Pass the LEED AP BD+C exam through this exciting in-depth review of the LEED v4 rating system. This online anytime course includes a LEED study guide, LEED practice questions, study sheets, and a Certificate of Completion for 8 AIA HSW Hours. The program includes tips and study methods to pass the LEED AP exam the first time. Learn from the #1 USGBC Education Partner. This LEED training was developed by the industry's top experts.

  • 8 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$229.00
LEED®v4 AP O+M Exam

Pass the LEED AP O+M exam through this exciting in-depth review of the LEED v4 rating system. This online anytime course includes a study guide, practice questions, study sheets, and a Certificate of Completion for 5.5 AIA HSW Hours. The program includes tips and study methods to pass the LEED O+M exam the first time. Learn from the #1 USGBC Education Partner.

  • 5.5 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
$229.00

Use the LEED practice exam questions to assess your readiness to take the LEED Green Associate exam and LEED AP exam. The LEED practice questions simulate the actual exam and will help you prepare. The package includes 400 LEED practice questions for the LEED Green Associate Exam as well as 100 LEED practice questions for the LEED AP BD+C exam.

$29.00

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