LEED for Contractors: Credit Responsibilities: Part I – Sustainable Sites and Indoor Environmental Quality

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Organization Name: 
Green CE
Discipline: 
LEED Certification
Degree : 
Certification Maintenance Points
Location: 
Online at http://greence.com/

Premium Course Details
AIA Course number: GTF00A
USGBC Course ID: 90005232
Credits: 1 AIA/CES LU Hour
1 GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals
1 LEED Specific BD+C GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals

This course is part one of a two part program and provides an overview of the specific roles and responsibilities of the Contractor for the LEED BD&C rating systems. We will review which Sustainable Sites and Indoor Environmental Quality credits have primary responsibility with the contractor and outline tools for the Contractor to use for implementation and tracking by providing a step-by-step action list for each credit for the entire process. The course features project case studies, examples and tips and helpful tricks throughout.

Learning Objectives:
1. List and describe specific LEED credits the Contractor is responsible for in the Sustainable Sites (SS) and Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ) categories
2. List the LEED SS and IEQ credits in which Contractor support is necessary
3. Identify which of the LEED SS and IEQ credits are out of the Contractor’s control
4. Implement strategies to meet the LEED requirements for SS and IEQ
5. Identify real world examples of LEED implementation that have resulted in failure and should be avoided