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LEED Stories from Practice Case Study:Chartwell School

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

Learn how one project team certified the first-ever LEED Platinum school, beginning with successfully encouraging stakeholders tolo ok beyond the politics of green and see LEED strategies as investments rather than costs! And, earn credential maintenance hour s.This e-book brings to life the visioning, design, construction, and operation of Chartwell School, located in Seaside, Californ ia, and Platinum-certified under LEED for New Construction v2.0/2.1.Read perspectives from diverse LEED project team members: owne r, architect, general contractor, mechanical engineer, daylighting consultant, and facilities managerThe Chartwell School, the f irst school ever to achieve LEED Platinum, is a private school for students with a range of learning differences, primarily dyslex ia. LEED was pursued to meet the vision of providing students with the best learning environment while honoring their unique lear nin g styles and strategies. Through strong stakeholder engagement, the school raised 25% more than expected to fund the new schoo l, ena bling the team to go greener than initially planned.RECOMMENDED PRIOR KNOWLEDGE: Familiarity with general green building st r ategies and LEED. PRICING & PURCHASE DETAILSTo purchase the e-book, click here and scroll down to LEED Stories from Practice. To earn continui ng education credits, purchas e (for $25) the associated quiz click here and then select Create new account in the User Login section on the right side of the screen. E-book Pricing: $40 for employees of


  • 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 lessonslearned from each team member to your future LEED projects.  
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