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A Deeper Dive into LEED v4: Practical Solutions & Cost Implications

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Starts On - September 14, 2016 - 8:30am
Ends On - September 14, 2016 - 3:30pm
45 West Gude Drive
Rockville , MD 20850

This October, LEED v4 will be the only LEED version projects can register under. This workshop is designed for busy building professionals seeking a deep dive into LEED v4 for Building Design + Construction.

Our goal is to help attendees understand differences between LEED v4 and v2009, including changes in requirements and documentation as well as new prerequisites, credits, and categories. We will explore opportunities and challenges presented by the new system, with a special focus on the Integrative Process and Materials and Resources categories. The workshop also will cover the requirements for each credit and prerequisite in LEED v4 and the cost of credit and prerequisite implementation.

This day-long event includes six hours of instruction. There will be a one-hour break for lunch, which will be provided by Ernest Maier Block and Brick and accompanied by a presentation on Carbon Cure.

Tickets are $150 for USGBC National Capital Region members and $240 for nonmembers.

Learning objectives

  • Understand impact categories and new credit categories
  • Identify LEED v4 changes from LEED 2009
  • Identify challenges and opportunities in LEED v4
  • Learn new terms and concepts introduced in LEED v4

Instructor: Fulya Kocak Gin, LEED Fellow

As Clark Construction Group's Director of Sustainability, Fulya Kocak Gin develops the company's sustainability strategy, coordinates environmental responsibility efforts, and represents the company on numerous sustainable and green committees. In addition, Fulya manages Clark's nationwide Sustainability Committee which develops continuing education curriculum for employees and works with operations staff to ensure all projects meet their sustainability and LEED certification goals.

Fulya was recognized as one of the 20 most powerful women in sustainability by Green Building & Design Magazine in 2015 and received the 2014 Mayor's Sustainability Award for the District of Columbia. Named a LEED Fellow by USGBC in 2014, she also served as the Chairwoman of the board at USGBC National Capital Region.

As a voting member of the DCRA Green Technical Advisory Group, she was influential in developing the District of Columbia's first green building codes. Fulya also served as a member of the USGBC's Materials & Resources Technical Advisory Group's (MR TAG) LEED Committee and the Associated General Contractors of America's Environmental Forum. She recently authored ATP's LEED AP BD+C Exam Preparation Guide.

Fulya was consistently rated at 4.7-4.8 out of 5 for LEED and sustainability workshops she instructs for USGBC National Capital Region.

Please note: USGBC National Capital Region can refund tickets up to two weeks before this event, but will withhold a 20 percent service fee.