Earn 7.0 ID+C LEED Specific Hours @ ID+C 301: Implementing the Interior Design & Construction LEED Rating Systems

  • Friday, July 22, 2011
  • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Merchandise Mart Conference Center, 350 West Mart Center, Chicago, IL 60654


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Don't miss this one-time 2011 opportunity to get all 6.0 ID+C LEED Specific credits toward your LEED AP credential maintenance!

Learn how to apply the LEED for Commercial Interiors rating system by walking through the phases and key decision points of a typical project. Engage with experienced LEED® Faculty™ and other participants to work hands-on with LEED implementation strategies and rating system tools.

Credential Maintenance Units:  GBCI CE Hours 7; GBCI CE Hours (LEED ID+C Specific) 7; AIA/CES (LU) 7; BOMI (CPD) 7; CoreNet (CPD) 7; CSI (CEU) 0.7

Program Description: This workshop is intended for professionals who are familiar with the basic concepts of the LEED for Commercial Interiors Rating System, but new to implementing it on projects or looking to brush up on implementation best practices. It is appropriate for new LEED APs, as well as those pursuing GBCI's LEED AP Interior Design + Construction credential.

The workshop addresses LEED tools and unique aspects of this particular rating system. Workshop participants will discuss the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders in the LEED process, as well as strategies for communicating with team members at various stages of that process. Official USGBC LEED Faculty who are LEED and facilitation experts will walk the class through the phases of a typical project, including key decisions that project teams must make and guidance on how to make them. Throughout the day, you will engage with other participants in interactive activities using case examples to enable you to work hands-on with LEED implementation strategies and Rating System tools, including credit forms from LEED Online v3. At the end of this workshop, you should be able to apply your newfound knowledge to real-life LEED projects.

Recommended Prior Knowledge: To ensure that you make the most of this workshop, you should have the following knowledge in advance:
  • Experience with interior design and construction practices
  • Competency with the LEED for Commercial Interiors Rating System, including knowledge of prerequisites and credits
  • Competency with the LEED Reference Guide for Green Interior Design and Construction
To help you assess if this course is at the appropriate learning level for you, you should understand the fundamentals of interior design and construction and be able to answer the following questions in advance of taking this course:
  • Who are the parties involved in an interior project, and what are their general roles?
  • What are basic green strategies and technologies?
  • What are all of the prerequisites and credits of the LEED for Commercial Interiors Rating System, as well as their intents and requirements?
This course meets GBCI eligibility requirements for the LEED Green Associate Exam.

Learning Objectives
  • Explain unique aspects of the LEED 2009 for Commercial Interiors rating system
  • Recognize key green decisions throughout the LEED 2009 for Commercial Interiors process.
  • Implement LEED 2009 for CI process for interior fit-up projects.
  • Apply integrative approach with project stakeholders.
What Registration Includes:
  • Instruction from official USGBC Faculty who are experts in LEED and trained in facilitation and adult learning techniques.
  • Participant workbook, interactive learning activities based on real LEED projects and a glossary of key green building definitions.
  • Option to order one print edition of the corresponding Reference Guide at a discounted rate ($145 plus taxes and S&H); no exchanges or refunds.
  • Continuing education for 7 hours of instruction directly reported to AIA and CSI.
  • Certificate of completion for self-reporting to other professional organizations, including GBCI (7 CE hours).
  • Breakfast, lunch and refreshments.

Course Instructor: Michelle Halle Stern, USGBC LEED Faculty, Perkins + Will

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