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In Education 01.27.2015

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Valerie J. Amor

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Valerie J. Amor Who's your employer? Drawing Conclusions LLC What's your position? Founder/Action Oriented...

In Education 01.13.2015

Course preview: LEED v4: The Intersection of Collaboration, Performance and Well-being [...

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education. Ready to take your knowledge to the next level? Check out the preview below of this month's featured course, LEED v4: The Intersection of Collaboration, Performance and Well-being, created by Thornton Tomasetti. In this course you will benefit from lessons learned during an office build-out/tenant improvement project that is striving to achieve a LEED v4 Platinum certification. This...

In Education 12.22.2014

Top 3 courses you should take (December 2014)

Looking to grow your green building knowledge? Check out December's top three courses. 1. LEED for Starters: A Contractor’s GuideAn introduction to sustainability, green buildings, and the LEED v3 and v4 rating systems for Contractors. 2. Pervious Concrete and Green BuildingThis course focuses on pervious concrete and how it can be used to aid in obtaining LEED Green Building Rating System credits. 3. Dynamic Ventilation Reset StrategiesIn this webinar, we will discuss dynamic ventilation...

In Education 12.9.2014

Introducing USGBC Education Partner AEC Daily

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on Education @USGBC.  Meet our USGBC Education Partner AEC Daily If someone could only take one of your courses, what should they take? Within the subscription, we have a series covering LEED for the contractor that we love, and that one reviewer called “an excellent step by step how to guide.” The final course...

In Education 01.16.2015

Top 3 courses you should take this month (January 2015)

Looking to grow your green building knowledge? Check out January's top three courses, all created by USGBC Chapters. 1. Beyond Buildings: LEED for Neighborhood Development in Massachusetts, USGBC MA This course will provide attendees with an overview of the LEED for Neighborhood Development Rating system, its current status and how it has helped shape the entire LEED v4 suite of rating systems. It will also discuss LEED ND's application to real projects in Massachusetts. 2. New...

In Education 01.9.2015

Sense and Survivability: How evolution shapes design decisions

This excerpt below was originally published in a research paper on Jan. 7, 2015. Read the complete paper. The 3.8 billion years of evolution of the DNA strand that uniquely identifies the human genome has invested in humanity a host of sensory inputs that are essential to our survival. This distinctive combination of skills has made Homo sapiens the single most efficient predator on the planet. We possess an exceptional set of sensors from which we extract many subtle cues from our environment...

In Education 12.16.2014

Course preview: Greening Your Lease with LEED [video]

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education. Ready to take your knowledge to the next level? Check out the preview below of this month's featured course, courtesy of the Green Building Alliance, Greening Your Lease with LEED. This course will provide a great introduction for building owners or tenants who want to use their lease as a tool for ensuring that their building or space is as healthy and sustainable as possible, or for green building...

In Education 12.2.2014

Now available: Translated LEED Core Concepts Guide

The LEED Core Concepts Guide is now available in Spanish, Chinese, Arabic and Portuguese. The LEED Core Concepts Guide introduces the green building fundamentals to get you started on your learning path. This edition features updates based on LEED v4, the newest version of the LEED green building program. Get your translated LEED Core Concepts Guide at a special discounted rate: Member Price: $35 (50% off) or Non-Member Price: $42.50 (50% off). Purchase the Spanish-translated LEED Core...

In Education 01.14.2015

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Razan Nejem

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education, and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Razan Nejem Who's your employer? JAIN What's your position? Environmental Engineer What's your favorite course that you...

In Education 01.7.2015

Introducing USGBC Education Partner Green Building Alliance

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on Education @USGBC.  Meet our USGBC Education Partner Green Building Alliance If someone could only take one of your courses, what should they take? Our Green Lease course is great because green leases impact so many people and professions—building owners, tenants, lawyers, commercial brokers, sustainability...

In Education 12.11.2014

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Charalampos Giannikopoulos

USGBC Pro Reviewersare experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Charalampos Giannikopoulos Who's your employer? DCarbon What's your position? Sustainability Advisor What's your...

In Education 11.20.2014

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Terrell Hoagland

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Terrell Hoagland Who's your employer? Flintco What's your position? Director of Sustainable Projects What's your...

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