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Alexandria Area High School: The Road to LEED Silver

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Starts On - October 11, 2016 - 11:30am
Ends On - October 11, 2016 - 1:00pm
701 Xenia Avenue South Suite #200
Minneapolis , MN 55416

With its open, collaborative spaces, energy efficiency achievements, and flexible design components, the LEED Silver Alexandria Area High School has earned national attention as the school of the future. Get an inside look at some of the factors and considerations, including community engagement, engineering design and construction management support, that delivered this project from vision to reality.


  • Randy Christenson, P.E., Principal, Karges-Faulconbridge, Inc.
  • Jason Peterson, LEED AP BD+C, Project Manager, Kraus-Anderson
  • Trevor Peterson, Director of Business Services, Alexandria Public Schools ISD #206 will be the presenters.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand strategies for Community Engagement as a driving force in achieving LEED goals
  • Describe the design and implementation of Energy Performance strategies. LEED Credits - EAp2: Minimum Energy Performance and EAc1: Optimize Energy Performance. LO #3- Indoor Environmental
  • Explain the steps needed for successful Indoor Environmental Quality strategies. LEED Credits - EQc3.1: Construction IAQ Management Plan During Construction and EQc3.2 : Construction Indoor Air Quality Management Plan - Before Occupancy, EQp1: Minimum Indoor Air Quality Performance.
  • Describe lessons learned in pursuing FSC Wood strategies. LEED Credit - MRc7: Certified Wood.

This program qualifies for 1 GBCI LEED Specific CE and 1 AIA HSW/LU. Lunch is provided.