Duration: 3 Weeks
Recommended prior knowledge: None
*If you are interested, you should buy the course 2/3 days before it starts.
The course provides essential knowledge of sustainable building concepts that are fundamental to all LEED Rating Systems. The course has been structured as following:
The core of the course presents LEED concepts at the credit category level – across building types and rating systems – touching on strategies, synergies, and specific examples that are reinforced by real project examples.
This course is for those professionals that want a good understanding of the LEED Certification system. In case you are interested in preparing for the Green Associate Exam after taking this course, you have the option to continue and join our Preparation for the Green Associate Exam Course.
Module 1: Introduction to sustainable practices and the LEED rating system
Module 2: The LEED Certification process, the integrative design process and life cycle costing
Module 3: The integrative process credit
Module 4: The Location and Transportation Category
Module 5: The Sustainable Sites Category
Module 6: The Water Efficiency Category
Module 7: The Energy and Atmosphere Category
Module 8: The Materials and Rescources Category
Module 9: The Indoor Environmental Quality Category
Module 10: The Innovation and Design and Regional Priority categories
Module 11: The costs and benefits of LEED certification
Module 12: Next steps
In total the students will have to take into account that they will need to dedicate 30 hours to this course. This includes watching the videos, participating in the online sessions, participating in the group assignment, reviewing the additional resources and self-study. Since the course lasts 3 weeks, they will need to invest /- 10 hours per week.
This course is intended for anyone who wants a more than basic understanding of LEED – including those with a stake in their company’s or community’s building practices, those directly involved in green building Projects.