Friday, March 6, 2015

Free LEED Green Building Training Series Beginning This Spring

The UCSC Sustainability Office is hosting three workshops this spring on LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), an internationally recognized green building certification program used by thousands of organizations to demonstrate their leadership in and commitment to sustainability.
  • Enhance professional development 
  • Receive training on the most widely-used green building certification program nationwide
  • Learn what's new in Version 4.0 
Workshop 1: LEED GA (Green Associate) (April 20, 9-3pm, University Center at College 9/10)
  • Geared towards UCSC staff, faculty and students interested in pursuing their LEED accreditation
  • Prepares attendees to take the Green Associate exam for LEED V4.0, which demonstrates an up-to-date understanding of the most current green building practice and principles 
Workshop 2: LEED AP (Accredited Professional) (April 21, 9-3pm, Location TBD) 
  • Prepares attendees to take the Accredited Professional exam for LEED V4.0, which demonstrates expertise in the design and construction phases of green buildings 
  • Serves commercial, residential, education and healthcare sectors 
  • You must have your LEED Green Associate accreditation before you can take the LEED AP exam, however, you can sit for both exams at the same time
Workshop 3: LEED 4.0 Updates for Staff (May 1, 8-4pm, Kresge Town Hall) 
  • This workshop is for UCSC staff, and will cover changes with the new version, campus-level challenges and solutions 
  • Includes Q&A session with 4.0 experts 
LEED certification exams can be taken at any time. CE Credits apply for all three workshops. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at all events. Please contact Chrissy Thomure at cthomure [at] ucsc [dot] edu for more information or with inquiries. Please register by April 3rd. To register, please click here


Emily said...

USGBC Education Partner GBRI has introduced LEED v4 Exam Prep Scholarships for students, recent graduates and professionals - check this out -

Monirul Islam said...

If you can, try to register a project online before taking the LEED test. It really helps in understanding how the registration process works. From this course you will know how to apply the glazing factor formula to building design and the LEED credit.