This NEW workshop has been developed to help you prepare to take the LEED Green Associate exam and attain your first level of credentialing. Through a combination of lectures, group activities and practice test questions participants will learn about:
Site Selection: Why is it important? What impact can it have on your building and the surrounding environment
Water and Energy Use: What impact do these have on the ‘triple bottom line’? How are you using water and Energy? How can you reduce usage? Are there technologies and strategies that can generate and use alternative supplies of energy and water?
Building Materials: Why does it matter where your materials come from? What impact do your building materials have on the people and environment around you? How can you decrease need for more materials?
Indoor Environment: How can it affect the health of occupants? What can you do to increase productivity?
Innovation: How can building innovations work to your advantage?
You will leave the course with the following tools:
Date: November 24, 2010
Location: Granville Island Hotel – 1253 Johnston St, Vancouver, BC
Time: 8:30am-5:00pm (registration begins at 8:00am)
Background: The Green Building Certification Institute ‘s(GBCI’s) Credential Maintenance Program recognizes three level s of credentialing for green building practitioners. The LEED Green Associate is aimed at practitioners in the industry that require a basic knowledge and understanding of green building practices and general knowledge of the LEED rating system.
The LEED Green Associate Exam is an introductory-level exam for individuals who wish to demonstrate a general knowledge of LEED and green building practices, or continue on to more advanced LEED credentials, such as the LEED AP with specialty.