The LEED v4 Core Concepts and Strategies course provides a detailed review of sustainable building, the LEED Rating System and the LEED certification process. For those pursuing the Green Associate credential, this workshop can be one part of the preparation path.
Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:
• Describe the structure of the LEED rating system
• Describe the overall LEED certification process
• Describe key green building concepts and goals associated with LEED
• Recognize successful LEED strategies and measurements for achieving goals
• Describe the central role of integrative design
• Identify and explain synergies between LEED credit categories and strategies
• Describe case studies that represent LEED best practices across building markets
LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and provides a comprehensive approach on of aspects of sustainable design, construction and operation. LEED accredited professionals demonstrate depth of knowledge in green building practices.
Loren Aiton, LEED AP BD&C
Loren Aiton, Architect, has been active in the construction industry for nearly 30 years. His work includes the design and construction of new and remodeled facilities in both the Public Sector and Private Sector. Loren has been focused on sustainable building since 2003 and is a LEED AP BD&C since 2004. Loren has completed over a dozen LEED Certifications as Project LEED AP. He is currently Director of Sustainability at Teter Architects and Engineers in Fresno, California. Loren has served on the LEED Regionalization Task Force for both LEED 2009 and LEED v4 and is a USGBC Faculty.