LEED General Courses
LEED General Courses

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Join us for part 3 of the Confluence series to survey many of the most popular and widely available green building certification programs. Consider if LEED, SITES, Living Building Challenge, WELL and/or other programs may be a good fit for your next project, given budget constraints and the expertise of project team members.

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

In this one hour narrated course, design professionals will examine how product declarations allow for more informed design decisions. We will explore the rapidly evolving landscape of Life Cycle Assessment (LCA), Environmental Product Declarations (EPD), and Transparency Reports (TR).

  • 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

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

Ever wonder what inspired those top green performers? How can a design team learn from termites or the wind? If you’re curious, join us for Inspiration Green as we explore current approaches to deep green design. Learn how biomimicry, climate design and cultural contexts can serve as the genesis behind innovative buildings that not only use fewer resources but in some cases generate their own. This session is the first part of a three part series.

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

If we want greener, better buildings, now is the time for a better design process. Come explore the Integrated Design Process as a holistic approach to high performing, sustainable projects. See how more collaboration can result in a streamlined building that is more affordable to build and operate, resulting in higher asset values for the owner. Learn the elements necessary for implementing an integrated design process and for achieving LEED’s new Integrative Process credit.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
$35.00
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

Through this course, you will learn why FSC products are important, how they integrate with broader green building standards, and how to find the products you’re looking for.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Off the Grid Part 1 - A Case Study

This one hour movie explores the design and construction of an off the grid house in remote Washington. We examine sustainable strategies, design team conflict, and rural vs. urban living. Can a family from urban Portland survive living off the grid with no running water, freezing temperatures, and the constant threat of forest fires and famine? Will the designer and contractor strangle each other or build the house? The course explores on-site renewable energy, rainwater harvesting, and renewable regional materials.

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

This course discusses both general and sustainable benefits of micronized copper pressure treated wood. Design professionals will become more familiar with wood as a sustainable building material, the pressure treating process, and environmental certifications and advantages.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
The Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA)

The benefits of designing with structural insulated panels (SIPs) including energy optimization and other sustainable contributions such as the 2012 energy code, climate specific issues, and improving IEQ will be reviewed in this course. Advanced application, assembly and detailing are included.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Excel Dryer Inc.

An overview of how sustainable restroom design can address global concerns. Identify the newest technologies in high-efficiency restroom fixtures. Also, see in-depth analysis of how these products earn points toward LEED v4 credits and other green building standards to comply with new, best practices in green building.

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

This course provides a review of the benefits of daylighting to occupant comfort, health and wellbeing with an emphasis on dynamic glazing. We compare different types of dynamic glazing technology and discuss how it contributes to energy efficiency and occupant comfort.

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

Attendees will get an overview of commissioning for LEED v4. GBS experts will provide an outline of the overarching changes to the core LEED Version 4 products to give attendees a better understanding of how to remain nimble and communicate with team members and clients about what the changes really mean.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific BD+C
  • 1 GBCI LEED Specific O+M
$35.00
Invisible Structures, Inc.

Through this course, the design professional will have a better understanding of storm-water management and why Modular Detention Systems are the best choice for specification. How Modular Detention Systems may contribute to LEED certification is also covered.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
Invisible Structures, Inc.

This course will better inform the designer on the differences between dense and porous pavements. At the conclusion of this program the designer will understand the benefits and limitations of using porous pavement and how this type of paving system can contribute toward project LEED Certification.

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

Sustainable streets and creating better opportunities for pedestrian traffic is the focus of this course. Additionally, applications concerning traffic calming and environmental benefits of pavement design will be reviewed.

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

This course will better inform the reader about HVAC efficiency, environmental effects, and how HVAC system coatings contribute to energy efficiency and human health.

  • 1 AIA HSW/LU CE Hour
  • 1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
FREE
AcornVac, Inc.

In this one-hour course, design professionals will discover how buildings impact water consumption and waste and, in turn, how water usage impacts energy consumption. The course explores various water-saving strategies with an emphasis on plumbing technologies, comparing vacuum and standard plumbing, water waste and cost savings, and relevant LEED credits.

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

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