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

  • Wednesday, October 09, 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.
If you experience any registration difficulties or have questions please contact our office at 312-245-8300.

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Join USGBC-Illinois for the USGBC Webinar - Solutions to Challenging Credits: Materials 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: Materials Issues
Join experts from USGBC as well as experienced practitioners to explore solutions to some of the most potentially tricky credits in LEED. The second session of this two-part series explores challenging credits related to project materials. We’ll cover issues related to regional materials as well as dive into the certified wood credit and explore in detail credit requirements, common challenges surrounding chain-of-custody, and discuss documentation tips.        

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 materials credits
  • Clarify complex material and calculation requirements for regional materials
  • Identify certified wood chain of custody requirements specific to your role and project
  • Locate FSC products and vendors
  • Identify documentation tips for efficient LEED review process


  • Sarah Buffaloe, USGBC
  • Kay Stoebe, Metro Hardwoods

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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