Materials World: Navigating LEED v4 Materials Credits
GBCI: 0920007945This course takes a close look at the Building Disclosure and Optimization credits, the changes in thinking from LEED 2009, and strategies and tools used to determine material health.
- 1 CE
- LEED AP BD+C
- LEED Green Associate
Rating system: v4, v2009
Published on: April 19, 2016
There is an overwhelming number of materials used in our buildings, and as people concerned with the impact of buildings on human and environmental health, we’d like to know as much about those materials as possible. Understanding both the requirements for the Building Disclosure and Optimization credits and the strategies behind them will open the door to the world of material health and the standards, screening tools, product certifications and product libraries that will guide you. This course will help you understand that world.
- Understand and utilize third-party certifications and disclosure platforms to assess the health and environmental impact of building materials
- Be prepared to utilize industry resources to promote better environmental and health based decisions for materials
- Explore how LEED® v4 materials credits can be integrated into projects and work flow
- Apply skills learned in this course to a future LEED project