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LEED Stories from Practice Case Study:Biodesign Institute, ASU

Format On Demand: Article/Print
Offered by U.S. Green Building Council
Price $65.00
Category Other

Learn how one project team achieved LEED certification late in the design process while not only adding minimal cost, but also layin g a solid foundation for continually improving the building's energy efficiency performance and other sustainability initiative s ove r time. And, earn credential maintenance hours.This e-book brings to life the visioning, design, construction, and operation of Arizona State University's Biodesign Institute, located in Tempe, Arizona, and Gold-certified under LEED for New Constructio n v 2.2. Read perspectives from diverse LEED project team members: owner, architect, MEP engineer, facilities manager, tenant, and head and project contractors.The Biodesign Institute represents the largest single investment in research infrastructure in Arizo na, and has generated impressive returns for the community. It is master-planned as four interconnected buildings that will compr ise 80,000 square feet. Currently, two buildings of 350,000 square feet are complete, housing nearly 600 faculty, staff, and stud ents. rchase the e-book, click here and scroll dow n to LEED Stories from Practice. To earn continuing education credits, purchase (for $25 ) the associated quiz here. E-book Pricing: $40 for employees of USGBC Nationa l member companies$50 for non-members$35 for full-time students Bulk pricing available. CE Quiz Pricing: $25 WHAT QUIZ REGISTRATI ON INCLUDES: Upon successful completion,certificate of completion to earn continuing education credits.Online discussion with othe rs who have read the e-book.


  • Describe green features of this project and how they support LEED Certification goals. 
  • Identify specific LEEDcredit achievements.
  • Recognize the integrated design process and its personal impact on team members 
  • Apply lessons learned from each team member to your future LEED projects.  
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CE Hours 2.0
AIA/CES (LU) 2.0
CSI (CEU) 2.0
BOMI (CPD) 2.0
Corenet (CPD) 2.0