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Introduction to LEED v4
Measuring for Success

GBCI: 0090010296

Explore performance as a foundation of LEED v4. Experts describe how the rating system's credit requirements are more closely aligned with performance.
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LEED version: v4

Published on: October 25, 2013

Average: 4.2 (374 votes)
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LEED v4 takes a systems thinking approach and emphasizes the connections within a building in order to improve overall performance. This session emphasizes the role of performance and how the underlying frameworks of flexibility, integrative process, and performance are aimed at improving the user experience in LEED v4.

Objectives

  1. Describe the role of performance data to address LEED system goals
  2. Recognize performance goals in each of the LEED credit categories
  3. Identify benefits of the performance criteria in LEED v4
  4. Describe LEED’s adaptability to meet specific project needs

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
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Principal and Founder The Green Engineer, Inc.
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Lynn N. Simon

Senior Vice President Thornton Tomasetti, Inc.
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Other sessions included in that series:

 

Introduction to LEED v4
Measuring for Success

 

Introduction to LEED v4
Key Concepts and Strategies

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Total 416 commentsLeave a comment

CEO & Principal Engineer, GM Selby, Inc
4

Good Intro fo V4 Leed

MCV Architect, Project Manager, KALOS
4

very brief explanation

BASF Corporation
4

n/a

Senior Account Manager, UL Environment
4

Direct and simple overview of LEED v4

LEED consultant, Mirae environmental Plan Co.Ltd.
4

enjoyable

Mechanical Engineer, Hermanson
5

This course was so helpful in understanding the concepts and strategies for the synergies of using multiple credits to gain more points.

Associate Principal, CTA Architects Engineers
5

This course highlighted the differences in measuring performance between LEED 2009 and LEED v4 very clearly.

Project Architect, DWL Architects & Planners Inc.
4

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Engineering Manager, GAI Consultants, Inc.
4

I thought this one was easier to follow than Session A.

Urban and Infrastructure Planner, Washington University in St. Louis
5

Very well comprehend to have overview of V4

Architect & Project Manager - Sustainability, Gensler
5

Excellent introduction to LEED v4 Performance Based Certification

Land Use Planner, City of Thunder Bay
4

logical ties between LEED v4 and systems thinking

KCG Green Energy Consultants LLC
5

Good information

Designer, Senior Lab Planner, Project Manager, DGA
5

Very informative

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

Informative and inspiring to see LEED evolve

Senior Architecture Engineer, PROGER
5

Great info

4

informative and progressive updates, great job!

3

Good information.

Vice President, Construction Systems, Duke Realty Corporation
4

Straight forward summary and reasoning

ru8883@att.com, ru8883@att.com
5

Great

ru8883@att.com, ru8883@att.com
5

Great

CHUNGYEON
3

good

Good presentation. Nice slides as well.

Property Manager, Lincoln Property Company
4

The course was very helpful in identifying the differences in LEED v4.

Energy Analyst, KLH Engineers
5

it was difficult to hear the experts at some times.

Designer, MBH Architects
5

Very informative and a great summary on the categories' focus.

Registered Architect, Fernandez-Beraud, Inc.
5

excellent. thank you

Director of Environmental & Social Stewardship, Tandus Centiva
5

excellent overview of shift toward performance based credits and how they work together to create real change.

5

Very helpful, simple and clearly conducted course.
Architect

student, nanjing tech university
5

good

Water Resources Engineer, Crawford, Murphy & Tilly, Inc.
4

more specific information on changes in LEED v4

CEO , GREEN TECH SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS
5

Great course. I learned a lot.

CEO , GREEN TECH SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS
5

Great course. I learned a lot.

McCarthy Building Companies, Inc.
4
Project Engineer, ECCOIII Enterprises Inc
4

Good information on new credits

4

Great

Sustainable Projects Consultant
5

Great course to have an overall idea about the new version and the highlights of changes.

Structural Engineer Intern, HOK
5

great knowledge

Associate Principal, EHDD Architecture
3

helpful

studiotrope Design Collective
3

Hard to hear the audio sometimes

President, Bradley Wheeler Architecture & Construct
4

good summary of LEED v4

4

worked great

3

Well put together.

4

good information. nice overview with a consistent theme

Maintenance Manager, Sino Estates Management Limited
4

good arrangement and well presnetation

Planner, Wallace Roberts & Todd, LLC (WRT)
4

I found the session very thorough.

Architectural Project Designer, Virginia Tech
4

Nice overview of the whys behind some pesky new requirements

5

Very Good

Architect, Universidad de Buenos Aires
3

it doesnt have good sound.

Architect, FGM Architects Inc.
5

Very Informative.

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