With building construction and its operations being the biggest contributors to climate change and global warming, it isn’t surprising that green buildings are the need of the hour. Building industry is also capable of helping in the fight for climate change by achieving overall building efficiency, be it for energy, water, waste or occupant comfort.
You will learn about the basic concepts on which LEED was formed and how does the certification process work with compliance to different credits and their documentation.
Module 1: Introduction to USGBC and LEED
Module 2: Core concepts of LEED
Module 3: LEED Credits
Module 4: LEED Certification Process
What you will learn : -
Introduction to USGBC and LEED
This module gives an introduction to the US green Building Council, its history, need and green rating system (LEED). We discuss how LEED as a building rating system has evolved from its origin and how it expands for different building types.
Core concepts of LEED
This module explains the core concepts on which all the credits are designed. The main core concepts include Location, Sustainable sites, Energy & atmosphere, Water efficiency, Indoor Environmental Quality and Innovation.
This module explains all concepts credit by credit with their compliance approaches. All credits have an intent, different compliance options and documentation.
LEED Certification Process
This module will take you through the LEED certification process right from the beginning of registration to project final certification.