Webinar Wednesdays - Solutions to Challenging Credits: Site Issues (1.5 GBCI/AIA hrs)

  • Wednesday, September 18, 2013
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • From your computer via Adobe Connect (webinar)


  • This is an option for offices that want to broadcast the webinar in a conference room (GBCI credit is only allowed for 10 people)

Please note that registration is non-refundable.
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Join USGBC-Illinois for the USGBC Webinar - Solutions to Challenging Credits: Site Issues! Earn 1.5 hours toward your LEED AP, Green Associate or AIA credentials with this webinar. Whether you are traveling, at work or home this is the perfect way to continue your green building education.

LEED 263: Solutions to Challenging Credits: Site Issues
Join experts from USGBC as well as experienced practitioners to explore solutions to some of the most potentially tricky credits in LEED. The first session of this two-part series explores challenging credits related to the project site. We’ll clarify credit requirements and explore best practices for credits relating to habitat preservation, light pollution reduction, stormwater management and water efficient landscaping.            

This session is registered for 1.5 General (not LEED-Specific) GBCI hours as well as 1.5 AIA LU hours.

Session Objectives:

  • Avoid common pitfalls for challenging site related credits
  • Clarify challenging requirements to protect or restore habitat in site development
  • Recognize best practices to meet and document complex requirements for reducing light pollution
  • Identify strategies for quantity and quality control of stormwater management
  • Calculate data to document requirements to reduce resources for landscape irrigation
  • Identify documentation tips for efficient LEED review process


  • Theresa Backhus, USGBC LEED Sites Technical Specialist
  • Glenn Heinmiller, Lam Partners
  • Julianne Nola, UC Davis

Please note: The Illinois Chapter has purchased a USGBC webinar subscription to offer archived versions of USGBC's live webinars online in order to offer additional credential maintenance opportunities to our members. By viewing this webinar members will have the opportunity to earn 1.5 GBCI hours as well as 1.5AIA/CES LU/HSW/SD hours.

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