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LEED v4 BD+C Workshop

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Starts On - September 16, 2016 - 8:30am
Ends On - September 16, 2016 - 4:30pm
2661 17th Street
Denver , CO 80211

Our full-day LEED v4 BD+C workshop is designed to prepare industry professionals for the change of LEED v2009 to LEED v4. Registration will close at 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 13.

Beginning Nov. 1, all incoming LEED projects must be registered under LEED v4. The workshop will focus on the significant changes from the old version to the new version and highlight key information for those who are seeking to pass the LEED AP BD+C exam.

Some topics that will be covered are:

  • LEED processes and certification process
  • Analyses required for LEED credits
  • Integrative Strategies
  • Location & Transportation
  • Sustainable Sites
  • Water Efficiency
  • Energy & Atmosphere
  • Materials & Resources
  • Indoor Environmental Quality
  • Project Management

This workshop will include interactive breakout sessions and a comprehensive booklet that covers the topics discussed. Attendees can earn 8 GBCI CE Hours with BD+C Specialty and/or 8 AIA Learning Units.



Brian Dunbar | LEED Faculty, Institute for the Built Environment at Colorado State University

Brian Dunbar is director of the Institute for the Built Environment (IBE) and professor emeritus of design and construction at Colorado State University. Professor Dunbar holds two degrees in architecture from the University of Michigan and is a USGBC LEED Accredited Professional.

He created the graduate emphasis in sustainable building at Colorado State and has taught university and professional courses on sustainability, including courses in Costa Rica, Brazil, and on St. John, USVI.

Through IBE, an interdisciplinary research institute that engages faculty, students and industry partners in healthy and sustainable building issues, Brian has guided project work and facilitated design charrettes for the National Park Service, American Institute of Architects, cities, and school districts.

Brian has directed LEED certified projects and is a USGBC LEED faculty member. Brian has helped to guide the creation of LENSES and is co-author of "147 Tips on Teaching Sustainability." His career work has been honored and recognized by USGBC, the Colorado Governor, the AIA, Alliance for Sustainable Colorado, communities, businesses, and universities. In 2012, Brian was selected as one of the nation's first LEED Fellows.


  • Early Bird (ends at 11:30 p.m. on Aug. 19)
    • Member - $200
    • Nonmember - $250
    • Student - $150
  • Regular (ticket sales end at 5 p.m. on Sept. 13)
    • Member - $250
    • Nonmember - $300
    • Student - $200
  • Group pricing is available - please contact Kathryn with USGBC Colorado: klovda@usgbc.org

Food and drinks: A light breakfast from 8 to 8:30 a.m. Lunch will be provided by The Lighting Agency.

USGBC Colorado would like to extend its thanks to The Lighting Agency for providing food and use of their space.