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LEED v4 Rating System Review (BD+C and ID+C)
Water Efficiency / Energy & Atmosphere

GBCI: 0090010650

Explore two credit categories: 1) the Water Efficiency credits and 2) the Energy & Atmosphere credits.
Eligible for 1.5 CE HOURS.
  • 1.5 CE

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

Rating system: v4

Published on: September 17, 2013

Average: 4 (159 votes)
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About

Explore two credit categories: 1) the Water Efficiency credits, which focus on reducing water use inside and outside the building and the importance of metering for better water management; and 2) the Energy & Atmosphere credits, which focus first on reducing energy loads and demand, using necessary energy efficiently, and applying renewable sources where possible.

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.

This session will cover each prerequisite and credit in a credit-by-credit format presenting technical requirements and strategies that work to achieve them.

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Within each credit, click the RESOURCES tab to view Submittal Tips related to the credit.

Objectives

  1. Recognize ways to reduce water use inside and outside the building and implement water metering to support better water management.
  2. Recognize how the holistic approach of addressing the reduction of energy use, energy efficient design strategies, and renewable energy sources are reflected in the credits.
  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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Leaders

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    Carlie Bullock-Jones made 3 contributions in the last 6 months

Carlie Bullock-Jones

Founder and Principal Ecoworks Studio

Warren Gorowitz

Vice President of Sustainability Ewing Irrigation and Landscape Supply

Paul Knowles

Smart Water Practice Leader Hazen and Sawyer
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    Jeremy Poling made 1 contribution in the last 6 months

Jeremy Poling

Senior Certification Reviewer U.S. Green Building Council

Manus Mcdevitt

Principal Sustainable Engineering Group LLC
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