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Kum & Go Convenience Stores: LEED Volume Certification

GBCI: 0920013107

Learn why Kum & Go opted for the LEED Volume certification pathway to implement green building initiatives. This presentation also will cover why companies use LEED, how it helps meet customer satisfaction and how it's helping create a company culture of continuous improvement.
Eligible for 1.0 CE HOUR.
  • 1.0 CE

  • LEED AP BD+C
  • LEED Green Associate

Rating system: v2009

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About

During this presentation, you will learn why Kum & Go decided to commit its organization to the LEED methodology and framework utilizing the LEED Volume platform. A small case study about entering a new market for the company is intertwined with other information as to why the company believes in LEED, what it does to help meet customer’s every day expectations, and how it is helping to create a continuous improvement culture for the company in many arenas. There are numerous examples and highlights showcased throughout this presentation.

Objectives

  1. Understand how the LEED Volume platform is a critical path for new store development based on a prototype, allowing Kum & Go to achieve LEED certification of its stores more efficiently
  2. Identify the intent and benefits of completing the Alternative Transportation credit of the LEED v2009 BD+C: Retail rating system
  3. List the requirements of the Water Use Reduction prerequisite of the LEED v2009 BD+C: Retail rating system
  4. Identify strategies Kum & Go used to achieve the Daylight and Views –Views credit of the LEED v2009 BD+C: Retail rating system
Intermediate

Created by

USGBC Iowa
Des Moines, IA
United States

Leaders

Derek Nelson

Manager of Sustainability Kum & Go