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LEED v4 Materials Deep Dive

GBCI: 0920011998

This session addresses the state of materials in today’s built environment as it relates to LEED v4. It delves into the myriad factors that have guided the A+D community to a point of heightened awareness around material health, transparency, and indoor air quality. The seminar will demonstrate why healthier buildings, building products, and IAQ are critical components of LEED v4 that will bring companies success. It will review the well-known building and product certifications relevant to the A+D community, honing in on LEED v4 materials prerequisites and credits.
Eligible for 2 CE HOURS.
  • 2 CE

  • LEED AP BD+C
  • LEED AP ID+C
  • LEED AP ND
  • LEED AP Homes
  • LEED Green Associate

Rating system: v4

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This session addresses the state of materials in today’s built environment as it relates to LEED v4. It delves into the myriad factors that have guided the A+D community to a point of heightened awareness around material health, transparency, and indoor air quality. The seminar will demonstrate why healthier buildings, building products, and IAQ are critical components of LEED v4 that will bring companies success. It will review the well-known building and product certifications relevant to the A+D community, honing in on LEED v4 materials prerequisites and credits.

Objectives

  1. Understand and explain the differences between the MR credits as they were in v2009 versus how they have changed in v4.
  2. Understand what an EPD is, the different types of EPDs, and how they apply to Building Product Disclosure and Optimization credits.
  3. Have full comprehension of the certifications, labels, and declarations for products that are a part of the Material Ingredients criteria, including C2C, Declare, 3e and Greenscreen, and how they are applied to the Building Product Disclosure and Optimization credits.
  4. Identify how materials will affect other areas of LEED such as IEQ credits.
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USGBC Northern California
San Francisco, CA
United States

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    Kristen Magnuson made 1 contribution in the last 6 months

Kristen Magnuson

Project Manager stok
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    Anjanette Green made 1 contribution in the last 6 months

Anjanette Green

Materials Analyst stok