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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.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
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  • LEED AP BD+C
  • LEED Green Associate
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LEED version: v4

Published on: October 25, 2013

Average: 4.2 (397 votes)
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About

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

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    Christopher Schaffner made 7 contributions in the last 6 months

Christopher Schaffner

Principal and Founder The Green Engineer, Inc.
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    Lynn N. Simon made 1 contribution in the last 6 months

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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Junior Architect, Mitchell Giurgola Architects
4

good

Associate, Project Architect, Quinn Evans Architects
5

Wonderful explanation.

Sales Representative, Supreme Industrial Products Inc.
4

AWESOME

Director, Loud1 Design Ltd
4

Very good overview of how performance is integrated in the LEED rating system. The course is clear and very well explained.

Senior Project Manager, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
3

High level overview of the changes between LEED v4 and older versions. This is a good course for APs certified under earlier versions who need to understand the main differences and the thinking behind them.

Environmental Engineer, Techknow Engineering LLC
4

WELL INFORMATIVE MATERIAL

Student, School of Design and Environment, NUS
4

the course is a clear introduction about LEED v4

Perez, APC
5

very informative

Perez, APC
5

very informative

Interior Designer, Vocon
5

Satisfactory

4

Great course.

Architectural Project Manager, Jason Doty Design
5

Good video

5

It was an excellent course

AECOM
5

Very helpful explanation of the performance measurement strategy to achieve the goals of V4.

Real Estate Project Executive, Google Inc.
4

great overview of LEED V4. Thanks!

Intern Architect, Fishbeck, Thompson, Carr & Huber, Inc.
4

It provides a comprehensive understanding of LEED v4.

Architect III, RQ Construction, LLC.
5

Thank you for providing some of these courses as free options for CE and LEED Specific Credit.

Architect / Coordinator, AIA, WELL AP, LEED BD+C, Dekker/Perich/Sabatini
5

Great introduction to the changes in v4!

, Century3(Shanghai)Inc
5

GOOD!

Sustainable Housing Policy Analyst, California Housing Partnership
3

good high level overview of priority concepts and changes

E&I QA Specialist | Turnover - ️QHSE/ Supervisor/ Lead - Quality Assurance/ Turn-Over, Electrical Eng, Qualitia Ventures Corporation
5

Great information.

Associate Principal, Sustainable Design Consulting, LLC
5

Excellent overview

Student, Cal Poly Pomona
5

very good

Architectural Specialist, Synsor Corporation
4

I enjoyed this course.

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
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.

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