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Principles of LEED (O+M)
Materials and Resources

GBCI: 0090009027

Learn from USGBC's LEED subject matter experts and GBCI reviewers as they explore the key concepts in the Materials and Resources credit category of the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance rating system.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

  • LEED Green Associate
  • LEED AP O+M
  • LU/HSW

LEED version: v2009

Published on: October 25, 2013

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Learn from USGBC's LEED subject matter experts and GBCI reviewers as they explore the key concepts in the Materials and Resources credit category of the LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance rating system.

Specifically, we'll discuss how to create effective plans and policies for sustainable purchasing and waste management, best practices for implementing and tracking those plans and policies during the performance period, the value of life cycle thinking, and more. This session is aimed at LEED APs with a working knowledge of the LEED Existing Buildings: O+M rating system looking to improve their understanding of the LEED certification process and how to maximize success.

Objectives

  1. Implement best practices for tracking performance period requirements to maximize credit achievement
  2. Link purchasing policy decisions to waste management plans
  3. Consider a life cycle thinking approach to building materials purchasing and waste management
  4. Identify the value of conducting a waste stream audit
  5. Address challenges in achieving Materials and Resources credits in a multitenant building
  6. Identify the possible roles of a LEED AP for success with credits related to Acquisition, Installation, and Management of Project

Series

This course is a part of the following series:
Principles of LEED (O+M)

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Created by

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

Leaders

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    Sarah Buffaloe made 2 contributions in the last 6 months

Sarah Buffaloe

Materials and Resources Subject Matter Expert U.S. Green Building Council

Emily Alvarez

Student Design Trainee U.S. Green Building Council

Steve Brauneis

U.S. Green Building Council

Kat Wagenschutz

Green Building Certification Institute
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