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LEED v4 Rating System Review (BD+C and ID+C)
Sustainable Sites

GBCI: 0090010480

Explore the LEED Sustainable Sites credits, which are related to the environment surrounding the building and emphasize the importance of local ecosystems and holistically integrating the site with its surroundings.
Eligible for 1.5 CE HOURS.
  • 1.5 CE

  • LEED AP BD+C
  • LEED Green Associate
  • LEED AP ID+C
  • LU/HSW

Published on: September 17, 2013

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Explore the LEED Sustainable Sites credits, which are related to the environment surrounding the building and emphasize the importance of local ecosystems and holistically integrating the site with its surroundings. The session will cover each prerequisite and credit in a credit-by-credit format presenting technical requirements and strategies that work to achieve them.

This session will be registered for 1.5 hours of LEED Specific (BD+C, ID+C) GBCI hours as well as 1.5 AIA/CES LU/HSW hours.

After watching the course video, please click "TAKE THE QUIZ". Once you have passed the quiz, your hours will be reported to GBCI and AIA and you will have access to a PDF certificate of completion.

Objectives

  1. Recognize benefits of considering the project site holistically
  2. Integrate the project with local and regional ecosystems
  3. Recognize synergies between multiple credits
  4. Recognize how credit requirements lead to higher performing buildings and market transformation

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
LEED v4 Rating System Review (BD+C and ID+C)

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Created by

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

Leaders

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    Carlie Bullock-Jones made 4 contributions in the last 6 months
  • USGBC

Carlie Bullock-Jones

Founder and Principal Ecoworks Studio
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    Stephen Benz made 1 contribution in the last 6 months

Stephen Benz

Partner, Director of Green Infrastructure Olin Partnership, Ltd.
  • USGBC

Alfred Vick

Landscape Architect and Associate Professor Solidago Design Solutions, Inc.
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