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BIM Coordinator, Lendlease
5

Fantastic Presentation.

5

Informative. Excellent videography.

Interior Designer, Stephen J. Wessling Architects, Inc.
4

very thorough discussion and explanation of MR portion of LEED v4.

Leed Manager, Bovis Project Management
3

very clear

USACE-Project Manager, U.S. Army
3

Good course

Architect, MacDonald Architecture Studio PLLC
3

A bit formulaic.

Chief, Mechanical Design, US Army Corps of Engineers, Louisivlle District, U.S. Army
3

better understanding of LEED material requirements

Project Manager, Dream Unlimited - Toronto, ON CA
5

The course is a very good refresher on the topic. I suppose the author did not intend to make it as a guide to achieve specific credits hence no focus on strategies. Overall, very informative and, in my opinion, covered the topic very well.

US Air Force
5

Very good

Project Manager, DEB Construction Inc.
4

Intresting

Senior Project Manager, Smith + Andersen
4

Interesting

Architectural Designer, Array Architects
4

Some of the lecture was a bit slow.

5

Great

Preconstruction Specialist, Ryan Companies US, Inc.
3

The presentation was good but redundant with other CE courses I've taken. It was pretty high level.

Green Building Specialist, MSc, USGBC FACULTY, VU University Amsterdam
5

A topic that should not be neglected.

Education Coordinator, GreenCE, Inc.

Thank you so much, Ahmed! We agree. Thank you for supporting USGBC education by taking this course. We appreciate your feedback!

Lead Structural Engineer, Strategy architectural design limited liability company
5

The green buildings also are human emotional needs.

Education Coordinator, GreenCE, Inc.

Huan, thank you so much! We agree. I was so happy to see that LEED v4 opened up the gates for the acknowledgement of how buildings are part of the human needs base. Thank you for supporting USGBC education by taking this course. We appreciate your feedback!

Construction Engineer, CRB Consulting Engineers
4

Good preasentation

Education Coordinator, GreenCE, Inc.

Thank you, Mark! Thank you for supporting USGBC education by taking this course. We appreciate your feedback!

Design Collective, Inc
2

There's not much substance and in depth information in this seminar.

Education Coordinator, GreenCE, Inc.

Good Morning Daniel, thank you for supporting USGBC education by taking this course. There are several excellent courses that provide a deeper dive into specific credits and how to achieve them. We always appreciate feedback.

Architect, Hastings Architecture Associates, LLC
Pro Reviewer
2

This course is not a specific credit-by-credit overview of the LEED v4 MR credits. It is a review of the intents behind the credits and their interrelationships to each other and the world beyond. The graphics are an intermingle of video and slide content with narration that clear. However, I feel that the content is a bit non-linear when discussing the specific key terms as related to credits, such as EPDs, HPDs, CSR, PBTs, and other items, some related to construction waste diversion, pre-fabrication, etc. There is lots of terminology discussed and it was not always clear which LEED credit was a match (stating that this way as this is a BD+C/ID+C specific course, so I had anticipated a much more linear trajectory when talking about credits.) If you are looking for a good course to explain the intents to the changes in LEED v4 MR credits, than you will learn the basics from this course. If you are looking for specific examples on how to find "better building materials" or a credit-how-to using a case study project, then you will need supplemental course.

Education Coordinator, GreenCE, Inc.

Good Morning Erica, thanks for supporting USGBC education by taking this course. As noted in the course, this is a “big picture” overview of LEED v4 MR credits. There are several other great courses that provide a deeper dive into specific credits and how to achieve them. We appreciate your feedback, as always.

Principal / Senior Sustainability Wizard, TLC Engineering for Architecture
Pro Reviewer
3

This course Is definitely basic level, but surveys the LEEDv4 Materials and Resources credits comprehensively. The new product disclosure and optimization credits are explained without simply reciting the credit language. The production value is high – lots of quality video and graphics, a welcome departure from the hackneyed slide show being read by the presenter. The graphics and videos are so good, I occasionally found myself thinking “wow, what cool drone shot” and "gee, who are these good-looking people and what a cute mom and daughter" when I should have been concentrating on the narrator explaining a particular concept.

This is definitely a “WHAT” and “WHY” presentation, not a “HOW” practicum: after viewing this course, you will know what is in the new v4 MR credits and why the credits have evolved to this incarnation, but you won’t have learned how to write a spec or even how to select materials that meet or contribute to earn these new credits. The learning objectives are accomplished – you will know what the abbreviations EPD and HPD represent and where they are used in the MR credits.

I was able to download the MP4 file and view the course offline, always a big positive for me – I consume most of this kind of content while travelling.

Education Coordinator, GreenCE, Inc.

Thank you so much, Kim! It's good to know how much you appreciate the work we put into our courses. As a 'big picture' look at the LEED v4 MR credits, it's good to know that you saw what we were trying to share. Thank you for supporting USGBC education by taking this course. We always appreciate your feedback!

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