Lunch & Learn BD+C 254: LEED for Healthcare - An Overview of the New Credits Through a Project Lens (1.5 BD+C LEED Specific hours)

  • Friday, September 16, 2011
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Thornton Tomasetti, 330 N. Wabash, Suite 1500, Chicago
  • 13


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Join the USGBC Illinois Chapter's Chicago Branch for an in-person webinar on LEED for Healthcare: An Overview of the New Credits Through a Project Lens on September 16 @ 12:00 and earn 1.5 BD+C LEED Specific GBCI CE hours! (Bring your own lunch.)

The Illinois Chapter has purchased a subscription to offer USGBC's archived webinars in group settings in order to offer LEED Specific credential maintenance opportunities to our members. One friday each month, you will have the opportunity to earn 1.5 LEED Specific hours at one of these in-person webinar viewings.

BD+C 254 - LEED for Healthcare: An Overview of the New Credits Through a Project Lens
This webinar introduces LEED 2009 for Healthcare and kicks off your understanding of the distinct green building practices related to sustainable healthcare facilities. Whether you are a green building professional looking to explore the vital differences in credits between LEED 2009 for Healthcare and LEED for New Construction, or a healthcare professional looking to comprehend what this new rating system means for your facility, this webinar series will introduce and address the key facts you'll need to understand the rating system. The session will dive into the specific credits added and modified from the LEED for New Construction rating system.

Learning Objectives

  • Summarize key credit intents and requirements, and understand unique issues of healthcare projects.
  • Discuss the value/business case for the use of LEED for Healthcare
  • Apply the concept of evidence based design to sustainable/green healthcare projects.
  • Articulate the connection between evidence based design and LEED for HC.
  • Apply strategies from project case examples, specifically those from LEED for NC projects that incorporated ideas from GGHC and LEED for Healthcare.

The 10 sessions in this series include:

3/18: BD+C 252 - Sustainable Sites
4/22: BD+C 252 - Water Efficiency & Innovation in Design
5/20: BD+C 252 - Energy & Atmosphere
6/17: BD+C 252 - Materials & Resources
7/15: BD+C 252 - Indoor Environmental Quality
BD+C 256 - LEED and Historic Preservation
9/16: BD+C 254 - LEED 2009 for Healthcare
10/21: BD+C 302 - Top 10 Energy Efficiency Measures for Load Reduction
11/18: BD+C 302 - Renewable Energy & EA Credits 1 & 2
12/16: BD+C 303 - Meeting IEQp1: Common Pitfalls and How to Avoid Them

$10 Members
$25 Nonmembers
(Bring your own lunch.)

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