USGBC - Green Building Basics and LEED -Myakka River

  • 27 Aug 2009
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Marie Shelby Botanical Gardens - Great Room - 811 South Palm Avenue, Sarasota 34236
Green Building Basics and LEED Presented by the US Green Building Council

For those new to green building, this instructor-led course offers an introduction to USGBC, green building principles and the fundamentals of the LEED Rating System. It includes topics on climate change and building impacts; motivators for green building; and conventional versus integrative approaches – and the associated benefits – to building design, construction and operations. This is the first step in building your knowledge of USGBC, LEED and green building best practices and is a recommended prerequisite for any 200 or 300-level LEED education program.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
• Describe USGBC and the LEED Rating System
• Consider the value of building green
• Define specific examples of green building practices
• Know where to go for additional resources and support
Building industry professionals seeking to gain an introductory understanding of the LEED® Rating System and green building strategies, benefits and resources.
• Architects • Designers • Consultants • Facility Managers • Engineers • Developers • Contractors • Subcontractors • Owners • Homeowners • Manufacturers • Real Estate Professionals

Thursday, August 27
1 pm - 5 pm
Marie Shelby Botanical Gardens - Great Room
811 South Palm Ave - Sarasota 34236

This is a 100-level course (Basic Awareness).
AIA/CES HSW/SD LU: 3.5           BOMI (CPD): 3             CoreNet (CPD): 4    IDCEC (CEU): .3   CSI (CEU): .4

The following instructors are currently scheduled for this
workshop (subject to change): Brian Dunbar

COST               Before 8/20/09      After8/21/09
USGBC National Member* $175        $205
            Non-member      $225        $275
Student(Full-time students only) $150 limited availability

Registration Includes:
• Educational handouts
• Refreshment breaks
For all workshop inquiries, email or call 800-795-1747. If the minimum attendance of 40 is not reached, USGBC reserves the right to cancel the workshop up to one week prior. All registered attendees will be contacted directly by USGBC in the event that the workshop is cancelled.

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