Are you setting goals to have your project LEED certified? This course is an introduction to LEED's Sustainable Sites category. Focusing on LEED version 3.0, this is a great course for those just becoming familiar with the LEED rating system as well as the perfect refresher course for LEED Accredited Professionals who have not yet worked with version 3.0.
This webcast gives you the credits, the intent descriptions, and recommendations for how to earn the coveted certification. We cover site selection, stormwater, habitat protections, light pollution, heat island effect and much more.
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
•Describe LEED Sustainable Sites category credits as well as the basic intent of prerequisites and credits
•Explain requirements of prerequisites and credits in the Sustainable Sites Category
•Discuss topics such as low-emitting and fuel-efficient vehicles, greenfield sites, pervious versus impervious materials and cutoff lighting fixtures
•Define strategies to achieve prerequisites and credits in the Sustainable Sites section
•List erosion control strategies, development density calculation methods, shading strategies, types of bioswales and other stormwater management strategies, roofing materials with the best SRI values, and types of vegetated roofs and heat island mitigation strategies