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Principles of LEED (BD+C and ID+C)
Sustainable Sites

GBCI: 0090009013

Learn from USGBC's LEED subject matter experts and GBCI reviewers as they explore the key concepts in the Sustainable Sites credit category of the LEED for Design and Construction rating systems.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

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

LEED version: v2009

Published on: October 24, 2013

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Learn from USGBC's LEED subject matter experts and GBCI reviewers as they explore the key concepts in the Sustainable Sites credit category of the LEED for Design and Construction rating systems.

Specifically, we'll discuss the importance of early planning, correctly setting your LEED project boundary, stormwater runoff calculations, strategies for credit achievement, and more. This session is aimed at LEED APs with a working knowledge of a new construction LEED rating system, looking to improve their understanding of the LEED certification process and how to maximize success.

Objectives

  1. Calculate stormwater runoff volume to ensure systems are managing smaller storm events
  2. Use examples to correctly calculate development density and community connectivity
  3. Identify impact of establishing a correct LEED Project Boundary
  4. Determine appropriate use of shuttles as mechanism for reducing single-use occupancy vehicles
  5. Identify the possible roles of a LEED AP for success with credits related to Project Site Factors

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
Principles of LEED (BD+C and ID+C)

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Intermediate

Created by

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

Leaders

Micah Silvey

Group Lead, Certification U.S. Green Building Council
  • USGBC
  • certification

Chris Marshall

Inclusionary Zoning Compliance Specialist District of Columbia Government
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    Theresa Backhus made 6 contributions in the last 6 months

Theresa Backhus

Sites Technical Specialist, LEED U.S. Green Building Council
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