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LEED Credits in Energy and Atmosphere

Format On Demand: Online
Offered by RedVector.com
Price $77.90
Category Energy and atmosphere

The goal of sustainable development is to create healthy environments through environmentally responsible planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance. As development intersects with environmental concerns and the rising cost of energy, a growin g field within building design has emerged -sustainable design, the practice of designing, constructing, and operating buildings i n a manner that minimizes their environmental impact (AutoDesk Revit 2005). The Energy and Atmosphere category of LEED is at the heart of the Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED (Leadership in Energy and Envir onmental Design) Green Building Rating System fo

Objectives

  • Recall the important focus on the Energy and Atmosphere category of LEED within the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System for buildings (Chapter: Background of Energy and Atmosphere LEED Category, Pages 5-6)
  • Differentiate between LEED version 3.0 and previous Energy and Atmosphere LEED Credit Rating Systems (Chapter: Recent Changes to Energy and Atmosphere LEED Category, Pages 7-8)
  • Recognize the three prerequisites to the Energy and Atmosphere category of LEED (Chapter: Meeting LEED Prerequisites, Pages 9-14)
  • Identify criteria to obtain Energy and Atmosphere credit rating goals through planning/design/construction phase activities, recommend approaches, and responsible parties (Chapter: Meeting LEED Credits, Pages 15-17)
  • Recognize the benefits of using Building Information Modeling and Geographic Information Systems for environmental considerations for Energy and Atmosphere LEED credits (Chapter: Sustainable Design with Technological Tools, Pages 28-41)
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CE Hours 2.0
AIA/CES (LU) 2.0