Introduction to LEED v4
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Introduction to LEED v4

All about USGBC and LEED Rating Systems
4.2 (73 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
159 students enrolled
Created by EDS Global
Last updated 6/2020
English
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Recognize significance of LEED in green building sector
  • Understand LEED core concepts
  • Summarize LEED goals and key updates
  • List all LEED rating systems
  • Describe the steps for LEED certification
Requirements
  • You should be familiar with green buildings before taking this course on rating systems.
  • Being familiar with green building certification is a plus, but not required.
Description

This course is approved for 1 GBCI Continuation Education (CE) credits. After completing the course you can report your credit towards LEED credential maintenance.

Green building rating systems help buildings adopt sustainable building practices over their life cycle. LEED is the international standard for the design, construction and maintenance of buildings. This course will give you an overview of the LEED rating system and how it assesses the sustainable building performance.

Building sustainable buildings and communities is key to mitigating climate change as well as reduce the impacts of building practices to the environment and human health. The LEED rating system is the largest driver of the green building sector growth and provides a framework for the development of sustainable built environment.   

This course will provide you a clear understanding of the core concepts and goals underlying LEED. You will understand how LEED is designed to enable a flexible and goal-oriented mechanism for buildings to adopt green buildings best practices.   

The course uses engaging and interactive content to give you a fun yet insightful learning experience. At the end of the course, you’ll have a firm grasp over the fundamentals of the LEED rating systems and be acquainted with the latest updates. 

Who this course is for:
  • Architects, engineer, students and any professionals working in the building and construction industry should take this course
  • If you want to know the latest in the green building area, you should take this course.
  • If you have heard of LEED but was not sure what it exactly is, then you are in the right place. Get to know about LEED in this course.
Course content
Expand 5 lectures 01:01:24
+ Introduction to LEED v4
5 lectures 01:01:24

This is an overall description of the course with the modules and the learning objectives so you can plan your pace accordingly.

Preview 02:08

In this module, you'll understand what the LEED rating system is and the organizations involved in developing it and carrying out LEED certification. 

Preview 10:16

Module 2 will describe the core concepts around which the rating system is designed.

LEED Rating system adaptations
11:40

This module discusses LEED system goals and core concepts.

System goals and core concepts
12:25

This module will walk you through the process of LEED certification. 

LEED certification
24:55

You have now come to the last segment of this course. It's quiz time !

Please take this short quiz of 15 questions to assess what you have learnt in this course.

End of course quiz
30 questions