Course
LEED BD+C V4.1- Foundation course - By USGBC Faculty
COURSE
Category: LEED

LEED BD+C V4.1- Foundation course - By USGBC Faculty

Trained by
Hans Weemaes Hans Weemaes

Course Summary

About This Class

You want to lead from the front. This class is based on the latest reference guide LEED V4.1.  It is representing the next generation of green building design, construction, operations and performance. LEED v4.1 raises the bar for energy efficiency, water conservation, site and material selection, daylighting and waste reduction.

The importance of sustainability needs little introduction, we can see the impacts of global warming, the increase in C02 emissions, the spread of diseases such as COVID 19. Buildings contribute to a large extent to this and when well designed they can reduce the stress on the environment and improve human health.

A focus on continuous performance supports management practices that prioritize building efficiency, decrease operational cost, increase asset value and achieve the Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) goals that are critical to investors.

Think of this course as a foundational course on LEED BD+C V4.1. This course is designed to bring you fully up to date with the latest credits, standards and requirements for this global standard. The Standard Reference guide has over 800 pages, and the latest V4.1 draft already over 250.

What will you learn?

The key concepts in LEED BD+C V4.1 - The latest guide. In 4 hours with over 70 lessons, ranging from 2-8 minutes we will cover the all of the credits and explain to you not only the requirements. For each credit we also focus on what sits behind the intent to ensure you will understand how each credit aligns with the overarching sustainability goals.

We look at the specifics of how LEED deals with materials, water and energy, including the calculations, and , what strategies to use to reduce energy, reduce the reliance on the grid, and increase the use of renewable energy, we discuss the Life Cycle Assessment approach, the impact of increased daylight, amongst other.

Why take this course?

Brings you up to date with the latest reference material - LEED V4.1 - The golden standard.

You will be able to speak about the latest trends and requirements in sustainability with confidence.

You will understand the difference terms, definitions and requirements.

How will this help you?

You will deliver LEED 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.

Who is behind this course?

I am the Managing Directorof a green building consultancy in Malaysia, and a LEED AP, and USGBC Faculty. 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 suitable for all levels and specifically for: People who want to learn about LEED v4.1

Professionals that have a LEED Green Associate or aspire to one, this would be an excellent starting point in terms of experience or knowledge.

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.

The Facts You will learn all the concept of LEED BD+C V4.1

All credits, requirements and points will be clearly explained to you. You will improve your understanding on sustainability, and allow you to deliver your consulting projects better and more effectively Join me and start learning about LEED BD+C V4.1 now. 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 the knowledge gained from LEED V4.1 into your world.

Who can benefit?

  • People who want to learn about LEED BD+C V4.1
  • People who are interested keeping up to date with the latest developments for the LEED Reference guide
  • 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

What you will learn?

  • All LEED V4.1 BD+C concepts are covered from the latest rating version
  • All credits, requirements and points will be clearly explained to you
  • Up to date knowledge required to understand what are the green building strategies in LEED V4.1
  • Understand the overall LEED Rating system in detail

How to get certified?

After the successful completion of the course