LEED General Courses
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.

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LEED General Courses

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

In this course, the participant will discover how to address social equity within the project team, as it applies to the LEED Social Equity Pilot Credits. We will discuss ways to think about social equity and the specific criteria and documentation required for the credit.

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

In this one hour course, the design professional will consider hand drying strategies used in various types of restrooms including schools, restaurants, stadiums, and more. We will assess multiple strategies, including electric hand dryers and the use of paper towels, and compare the life-cycle costs associated with each strategy under different usage scenarios.We conclude with an examination of the environmental and human benefits from the use of high performance hand dryers, including energy use, waste reduction, and acoustics.

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

Carlisle HVAC Products encompasses Hardcast Duct Sealants and Adhesives, DynAir Airflow Hardware, and the Nexus 4 Bolt Flange Closure System. As an industry leader, Carlisle HVAC Products supplies superior products and engineered solutions to ensure the sustainability of your HVAC system. Our formulations exceed industry standards and are engineered to ensure consistent, quick and accurate installation.

1.00 AIA - HSU/LU CE Hours
1.00 GBCI - General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE

Discover how the distribution of hot water impacts energy and water consumption and waste. Learn how demand recirculation pumps improve water and energy efficiency and overall sustainability.

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

This course will help you learn more about the benefits of vacuum plumbing systems in healthcare, commercial and industrial environments including contributions to sustainability and occupant health.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Seamless: The Union of Interior Design & Smart Home Technology

The “smart buildings” movement includes leading design professionals who are adopting proven and appropriate technologies into their designs to add value for their clients, and describes the rapid adoption of these technologies in the built environment. Join us for this 1-hour course to explore how designs can incorporate these technologies to improve the user experience.

1.00 AIA - HSU/LU CE Hours
1.00 GBCI - General Hour for LEED Professionals
0.10 IDCEC - CEU
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

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AcornVac, Inc.

This course will help you learn more about the benefits of vacuum plumbing systems in healthcare, commercial and industrial environments including contributions to sustainability and occupant health.

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

ACT, Inc.

Discover how the distribution of hot water impacts energy and water consumption and waste. Learn how demand recirculation pumps improve water and energy efficiency and overall sustainability.

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

Alpolic Materials

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

American Dryer

In this one hour course, the design professional will consider hand drying strategies used in various types of restrooms including schools, restaurants, stadiums, and more. We will assess multiple strategies, including electric hand dryers and the use of paper towels, and compare the life-cycle costs associated with each strategy under different usage scenarios.We conclude with an examination of the environmental and human benefits from the use of high performance hand dryers, including energy use, waste reduction, and acoustics.

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

Ann Griffin

Ann Griffin

This course on LEED for Neighborhood Development provides case studies and on-the-ground information from leading industry professionals to give participants an insightful perspective and deeper understanding of sustainable neighborhood development and the ND certification.

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

Big Ass Fan Company

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

CALMAC

CALMAC

This course will better inform the design professional about thermal energy storage and how it contributes to energy efficiency, cost savings, and environmental responsibility.

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

Carlisle HVAC Products

Carlisle HVAC Products encompasses Hardcast Duct Sealants and Adhesives, DynAir Airflow Hardware, and the Nexus 4 Bolt Flange Closure System. As an industry leader, Carlisle HVAC Products supplies superior products and engineered solutions to ensure the sustainability of your HVAC system. Our formulations exceed industry standards and are engineered to ensure consistent, quick and accurate installation.

1.00 AIA - HSU/LU CE Hours
1.00 GBCI - General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE

Copper Development Association Inc. (CDA)

GBCI LEED SPECIFIC MOVIE! This GBCI LEED Specific course is part two of a documentary exploring the Health Science Education Building (HSEB) pursuing LEED certification under the LEED NC 2009 v3 rating system, using the Campus Program as a case study. Through a series of interviews, info-graphics, and construction video tours, we will concentrate on credit implementation during construction.

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

GBCI LEED SPECIFIC MOVIE! This course documents the design challenges for the Health Sciences Education Building in Arizona. Design team members discuss sustainable sites, integrated design process, energy models, copper cladding, and the LEED campus approach. Ultimately, the documentary explores how a harsh climate and community needs inspire and determine building design.

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

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