Getting Started with LEED EBOM (Session 1 of 10)

  • Tuesday, February 22, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • 77 West Jackson, 3rd Fl. Conference Center, Chicago, IL
  • 10


  • Registration for all 10 sessions (2/22, 3/22, 4/26, 5/24, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22).
  • Registration for 2/22/2011 session only.
  • Registration for all 10 sessions (2/22, 3/22, 4/26, 5/24, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22).
  • Registration for 2/22/2011 session only.

Please note that registration is non-refundable.
If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact the Illinois Chapter office at 312-245-8300. If you are a BOMA/Chicago member, please visit to register at the member rate.
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Session 1: Getting Started with LEED EBOM

Date & Time: February 22, 2011 from 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Description: Informed early decisions and planning can help project teams skirt common pitfalls in the LEED process. Learn how to get started with LEED, what to expect, first steps, and how to develop a solid LEED strategy. Hear case study highlights and why owners and managers are choosing to pursue the LEED EBOM certification for their properties.

Speakers: Jenny Carney and Jason Franken, YRG Sustainability

Green Building Series: LEED EBOM Best Practices & Lessons Learned

Spend your lunch hour once a month with the experts in sustainability, green building technology, ecological services, and LEED EBOM Certification (LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance). This series of 10 seminars will offer you insider knowledge of the LEED process and requirements, and will help you achieve the environmental, financial, and social benefits of green operations and maintenance.

Hear case studies on the strategies used by experienced green building practitioners, gain insight for managing a smooth LEED performance period, and learn tips for successfully documenting credits the first time around. Industry experts will present on common pitfalls, challenges, solutions and success stories throughout the LEED EBOM process. Project team members with active projects or potential new projects are encouraged to bring questions about credit compliance and documentation for answers from speakers experienced in the LEED EBOM certification process.

When: 4th Tuesday every month
Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM (Bring your lunch!)
Where: 77 West Jackson, 3rd Fl. Conference Center (2/22, 4/26, 6/28, 7/26, 8/23, 9/27, 10/25, 11/22)
Citigroup Center/500 West Madison (3/22 and 5/24)

Audience: This comprehensive seminar series is designed for property managers, facility managers, owners, engineers, consultants, architects and building professionals who want to implement sustainability into daily building operations. Register today! If you are looking to decrease your building’s energy costs and consumption in 2011 If lowering your operating costs is a necessity If you are you thinking about registering your building for LEED for Existing Buildings: Operations + Maintenance (O+M) If your building is already LEED registered or certified, and you are looking to implement further sustainability innovation and strategies If your goal is to effectively highlight your building’s green initiative in tenant relations and retention as well as in leasing
2/22/2011 Getting Started with LEED EBOM.

Sessions: (Download individual session descriptions here!)
  • 3/22/2011 Energy Performance & Benchmarking
  • 4/26/2011 Energy Audits, Commissioning & Best Practices
  • 5/24/2011 Water Performance & Efficiency
  • 6/28/2011 Waste Management Reduction Strategies & Policies
  • 7/26/2011 Getting Traction on Sustainable Sites Credits
  • 8/23/2011 Green Cleaning & IAQ Best Practices
  • 9/27/2011 Procurement in Multi-tenant Buildings
  • 10/25/2011 Engaging Occupants & Innovation Credits
  • 11/22/2011 Recertification & LEED Updates for 2012
  • BOMA/Chicago & USGBC Illinois Member fee: $15 per seminar, $125 for all 10 sessions
  • Non-member fee: $45 per seminar, $375 for all 10 sessions
  • For USGBC Illinois Member discount, register at
  • For BOMA/Chicago Member discount, register at
  • Registration is required. No refunds will be offered.
Continuing Education:

RPA and FMA Designation Holders - Earn required Continuing Professional Development (CPD) units. The sessions in this series can be reported as “education credits”. Earn one point for each hour of education, ten points total for the series. Contact Lisa Bluhm at BOMA/Chicago with questions about the process, 312-870-9612 or

LEED APs w/ Specialty or LEED Green Associates - Earn credit to fulfill GBCI’s Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) requirements. The sessions in this series can be reported in the “professional development” activity hours in GBCI’s CMP reporting process. Contact Katie Kaluzny at USGBC – Illinois Chapter with questions about this process, 312-245-8300 x203 or

Special thanks to the BOMA/Chicago
2011 Green Building Series Sponsor

We also recognize the support of GSA and Citigroup Center for providing meeting space for this series!

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