LEED Green Associate - Foundation Course - By USGBC Faculty
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LEED Green Associate - Foundation Course - By USGBC Faculty

Full Credit Overview - LEED Foundation Course Green Associate - Created by approved USGBC Faculty
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Created by Hans Weemaes
Last updated 5/2020
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This course includes
  • 4 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will learn all the concepts of LEED in preparation for the LEED GA Exam
  • All credits, requirements and points will be clearly explained to you
  • Knowledge required to understand what are the green building strategies.
  • Understand LEED Rating system in detail
Requirements
  • No prerequisites are needed. But an interest in sustainability or knowledge of LEED will help
Description

About This Class

You’ve been interested in Sustainability, and perhaps even working in this field. You may have been asked to consult and manage a LEED project. You want to achieve your LEED BD+C Accredited Professional status. But in doing so you know that you first must meet the LEED Green Associate accreditation.

You know that there is a lot information, with the reference guide close to 900 pages. Where do you begin? How do I start learning? What information is important? How do I best prepare myself for the exam – especially with so many different responsibilities you have

Think of this course as the foundation course on LEED.
This foundation course will allow you to master the most important concepts and tools. And this all in 4 hours.

This LEED Green Associate Foundation Course has been designed to enable you to understand all credits and prepare for the exam in the most effective way. You will learn from an experienced consultant, and USGBC Faculty member.


What will you learn?

The key concepts and tools for LEED. Around 75 specific lessons ranging from 3 to 8 minutes on all important credits. Here a handful of examples.

  • Sustainable Sites – Heat Island Reduction

  • Material and Resources – Mercury

  • IEQ – Views

  • IEQ - Daylight

  • All other credits

  • Definitions, concepts, tips, and how to avoid common mistakes.

  • Become more confident in your abilities as a sustainability manager.

Why take this course?

  • You want to pass the LEED GA exam.

  • You will be able to speak about LEED and sustainability with confidence.

  • You will understand the difference terms, definitions and requirements.

  • You will learn from an experienced sustainability consultant and educator

  • It's effective and practical. Think of this course as exam preparation together with tips and focus points.

  • It's been developed from the ground up with a focus on quality.


How will this help you?

  • You will deliver projects, better, quicker and avoid common mistakes

  • You will go prepared to a job that requires knowledge in LEED and sustainability .

  • You will feel more confident about LEED and how to apply it.

  • You will be able to add this to your CV (just put it under "Professional Development" LEED Green Associate, Udemy, Year of Completion).

  • What you will learn will make you effective and successful :)


Who is behind this course?

I am the Managing Directorof a green building consultancy in Malaysia, and a LEED AP and a USGBC Faculty Member. Before that I was a university teacher (Yonsei University Korea), Project Manager, entrepreneur, and enjoy teaching. I have an MBA from London Business School. I enjoy creating courses.


This course is specifically for:

  • People who want to learn about LEED

  • Professionals that want to obtain their LEED Green Associate

  • People who are interested in a career in sustainability consultancy

  • Developers, Engineers, Business Analysts, Architects, and basically anyone interested in learning about LEED

  • People with an open mind and a willingness to learn.

  • People capable of taking notes and applying the concepts and tools provided in this course.



The Facts

  1. You will learn all the concept of LEED BD+C in preparation for the LEED GA Exam.

  2. This course will prepare you very well for the LEED GA exam, and should be the starting point if you want to take the exam.

  3. All credits, requirements and points will be clearly explained to you.

  4. LEED GA will allow you to deliver your consulting projects better and more effectively

  5. Professional certifications can lead to a significant increase in salary.

  6. This course is not the only thing to do to get you ready for the exam. But it will give you the solid foundation and is key to preparation.

  7. Certification demonstrates an enhanced understanding of technical concepts; thus a LEED Certification could open doors to new job opportunities.

  8. You will enjoy this skillshare course, here are some examples of what people say about my work with them in the past


What other students wrote about me:

“Hans was my professor in strategic management and entrepreneurship in Yonsei University, in Seoul. Attending these courses enabled me to find a job in this field. Hans has great teaching skills and a valuable experience that he delivers very well to his students. He could bring us to adopt a strategic way of thinking with multiple perspectives. Besides, Hans is very responsive and always willing to help. I really recommend him.. -Solene Moitry "

"Hans was my professor of "Entrepreneurship and Strategy" during one semester this year. I have to say that this class was one of the best I ever had. Indeed, the content was very interesting and Hans made it even better. He explained us things with well known examples and very interesting shows. Moreover, he always knew how to make the class lively and dynamic by pushing people to express what they thought. I also really liked the way Hans structured the class throughout the semester and I think that it the best way to learn how to become an entrepreneur! -Arnaud Girard”

“I cannot recommend Hans enough! He was an amazing lecturer during my time at Yonsei University. He taught was able to project his knowledge in such an interesting way, which made the learning experience enjoyable. Prior to this class I had no background knowledge of anything business related. Hence, It is amazing that after his short three week class, I have learnt so much. Hans is definitely one of the best lecturers I have ever encountered, if not, the best. – Elizabeth Nguyen”

Join me and start learning about LEED now. You will learn all the concepts and requirements that will enable you to achieve your LEED BD+C AP Certification. projects. We will go cover all the topics from the definitions, intent, requirements, concepts, and exemplary performances. So take the course now to learn what all of this means in more detail and how you can apply it to become a LEED Green Associate

Who this course is for:
  • People who want to learn about LEED and obtain their LEED GA exam
  • People who want to build their foundational skills in sustainability
  • People who are interested in a career in sustainability consultancy
  • Developers, Engineers, Business Analysts, Architects, and basically anyone interested in learning about LEED BD+C
Course content
Expand all 76 lectures 03:52:55
+ Location & Transportation
9 lectures 36:02
LT Overview
02:56
LT_Neigbourhoud Development
02:33
LT_High Priority Site
02:11
LT_Surrounding Density & Diverse Uses
06:44
LT Access to Quality Transit
05:33
LT_Bicycle Facilities
06:03
LT Reduced Parking Footprint
03:30
LT Green Vehicles
04:09
+ Sustainable Sites
13 lectures 36:15
SS_Overview
01:37
SS_Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
02:31
SS_Environmental Site Assessment
02:47
SS_Restore or Protect Habitat
03:39
SS_Open Space
02:59
SS_Rainwater Management
03:00
SS_Heat Island Reduction
03:55
SS_Light Pollution Reduction
04:51
SS_Site Master Plan
01:59
SS_Tenant Design and Construction Guidelines
01:37
SS_Places of Respite
02:54
SS_Direct Exterior Access
01:52
SS_Joint Use Facilities
02:34
+ Water Efficiency
8 lectures 19:43
WE_Overview
01:04
WE_Prereq Outdoor Water Use
02:29
WE_Prereq Indoor Water Use
04:05
WE_Building Water Metering
01:41
WE_Credit Outdoor Water Use
02:12
WE_Indoor Water Use
02:50
WE_Cooling Tower Water use
03:01
WE_Building Water Metering Credit
02:21
+ Energy & Atmosphere
12 lectures 36:59
EA Overview
02:04
EA_Fundamental Commissioning & Verification
03:33
EA_Minimum Energy Performance
05:03
EA_Prereq Building Level Energy Metering
02:20
EA_Fundamental Refrigerant Management
01:58
EA_Enhanced Commissioning
04:57
EA_Minimum Energy Performance
03:50
EA_Advanced Energy Metering
02:17
EA_Demand Response
03:13
EA_Renewable Energy Production
02:10
EA_Enhanced Refrigerant Management
03:22
EA_Green Powerand Carbon Offsets
02:12
+ Materials & Resources
13 lectures 39:12
MR_Overview
01:46
MR_Storage and Collection of Recyclables
02:47
MR_Construction_and_Demolition Waste_Management_Planning
02:12
MR_Preq_PBT Source Reduction - Mercury
02:51
MR_Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction
05:05
MR_BPDO_Environmental Product Declaration
04:02
MR_BPDO_Sourcing of Raw Materials
03:13
MR_BPDO_Material Ingredients
04:53
MR_PBT Source Reduction - Mercury Credit
01:31
MR_PBT Source Reduction - Lead Cadmium Copper
02:33
MR_Furniture and Medical Furnishings
03:43
MR_Design for Flexibilty
02:07
MR_Construction and Demolition Waste Management
02:29
+ Indoor Environment Qaulity
13 lectures 47:16
IEQ_Overview
01:03
IEQ_Min Indoor Air Quality Performance
06:23
IEQ_Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
02:33
IEQ_Minimum Accoustic Performance
02:58
IEQ_Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Strategies
02:27
IEQ_Low Emitting Materials
03:25
IEQ_Construction Indoor Air Quality Management Plan
03:40
IEQ_Indoor Air Quality Assessment
02:56
IEQ_Thermal Comfort
03:41
IEQ_Interior Lighting
05:30
IEQ_Daylight
06:10
IEQ_Quality Views
03:22
IEQ_Accoustic Performance
03:08
+ Innovation
2 lectures 04:20
IN_Innovation Credit
03:02
IN_Innovation LEED AP
01:18
+ Regional Priority
2 lectures 02:52
Regional Priority
01:14
Regional Priority Credit
01:38