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Introduction to LEED v4
Key Concepts and Strategies

GBCI: 0090010283

Explore key foundational concepts of LEED v4. Experts share background on the development process of LEED v4, what it means for project teams, the structure of rating system, and how its flexibility lends itself to wider use.
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LEED version: v4

Published on: October 25, 2013

Average: 4 (366 votes)
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Explore key foundational concepts of LEED v4. Experts share background on the development process of LEED v4, what it means for project teams, the structure of rating system, and how its flexibility lends itself to wider use.

This session takes an in depth look at the role of an integrative process and how it supports higher levels of building performance. Participants will gain an understanding of how LEED v4 has been structured to improve project teams' experience and streamline efforts.

Objectives

  1. Describe LEED’s adaptability to meet specific project needs
  2. Describe the way LEED v4 emphasizes the importance of an integrative process
  3. Describe the role of performance data to address LEED system goals
  4. Identify benefits of the performance criteria in LEED v4

Course Modules

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
Introduction to LEED v4

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U.S. Green Building Council
Washington, DC
United States

Leaders

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    Holley Henderson made 10 contributions in the last 6 months

Holley Henderson

Consultant H2 Ecodesign
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    Brenda Morawa made 1 contribution in the last 6 months

Brenda Morawa

Vice President, IES North American Division Integrated Environmental Solutions, Ltd.
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    Brendan Owens made 10 contributions in the last 6 months

Brendan Owens

Chief of Engineering U.S. Green Building Council
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    Lynn N. Simon made 1 contribution in the last 6 months
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Lynn N. Simon

Senior Vice President Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.
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Introduction to LEED v4
Measuring for Success

 

Introduction to LEED v4
Key Concepts and Strategies

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McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
4
Project Engineer, ECCOIII Enterprises Inc
4
Water Resources Engineer, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
3

Informative about v4 rating system

Electrical Engineer, Vanderweil Engineers
5

n/a

Maintenance Manager, Sino Estates Management Limited
4

good to who want to know more about LEED V4

3

It was hard to hear some of the expert presents.

Director, Sustainable Energy Solutions, Latin America, Leviton Manufacturing Co., Inc.
3

Excellent course!

3

Thoughtful course

Architectural Project Designer, Virginia Tech
3

Not quite as organized or easy to follow as the measurements one, but not terrible either

4

Informative

Associate, Architect, Landscape Architect, Spurlock Landscape Architects
4

Good overview; it would have been helpful to include a segment that gets into the basics of LEED v4 for those new to the system

Architect, Universidad de Buenos Aires
3

It does not have good sound.

ARCHITECTURAL DESIGNER, STUDIO NABENA + PARTNERS
5

Elated, LEED is creating a great impact on our planet.

Engineer, St Johns County - Public Works
3

would have liked more concrete examples of how the rating has changed.

Engineer, St Johns County - Public Works
3

would have liked more concrete examples of how the rating has changed.

5

Very good

Designer, CallisonRTKL
4

This course is very useful!

Architect, USACE
3

Good intro

Architect, USACE
3

Good intro

Sales Engineer, Smith Power Products
5

Thank you!

Carlisle Construction Materials
3

it was educationa;

Intern Architect and Urban Designer, regionalArchitects
4

very thorough

Roche Constructors, Inc.
4

Great information. Very to the point.

Energy Engineer, KGD Architecture (Kishimoto.Gordon.Dalaya PC)
5

Great Lecture

4

Great overview of the new system.

3

very well informative

Exective Project Engineer, Squire Mech (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
5

Good Course

LS3P Associates
4

wish the audio levels were more consistent

ESD Consultant, Meinhardt Singapore
3

too general.

Designer, Services integres Lemay et associes
4

I guess the quality of internet connection was low, could not hear the speech from time to time

Sustainable Concepts, LLC
4

Lots of good information that focuses on an integrative approach to projects starting with project team communication and coordination.

Highland Associates
4

Some audio difficult to understand due to phone connection.

ESD Engineer, Squire Mech (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
5

Very useful

sm8546@att.com, Johnson Controls, Inc.
5

good summary

sm8546@att.com, Johnson Controls, Inc.
5

good summary

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Principal, Wilsonart LLC
4

Good overview of changes in LEED v4 and why these changes are important in the field today.

Pond & Company
4

Good

Lead HVAC Engineer, Judlau OHL Group
4

Need more examples

Employee Safety & Health Coordinator, Tompkins County
4

Good discussion of changes in LEED, especially useful to hear what is used globally and flexibility to keep continuous improvement in human environment.

ARCHITECTURAL ENGINEER, Smithsonian Institution
5

Very basic and important

Structure Tone, Inc.
4

Very Informative.
Good to see the specific changes between Leed 2009 and V4

IBI GROUP
4

good course

IBI GROUP
4

good course

The LDS Church
4

Very good

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4

Very Informative

Project Manager, Trinity Management Group, LLC
4

The course provided some good background to support the philosophy behind the update to v4

Architect, U.S. Navy, NAVFAC Southwest
4

Good course

Mott MacDonald Group
4

good introduction to LEED V4

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