LEED

Oct
15

The Advantages Of Live Courses

Thankfully, architects and LEED professionals have so many options to complete their continuing-education LUs. State requirements vary considerably, and professional organizations like the AIA and USGBC have their own CE criteria. So, completing credits can be confusing and cumbersome. Webinars are great for completing that one-hour credit at your desk. And, since the speaker presents […]

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Sep
18

What Qualifies as Sustainable?

Architects proclaim sustainable design. Manufacturers promote sustainable products. But, what does it mean to be sustainable? The words sustainable, green, and eco-friendly are used loosely and way too often. In fact, architects, builders, and manufacturers who take some “green” actions may not deliver a truly sustainable project. Green does not always translate into sustainable. By […]

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Nov
12

How LEED v4 Differs from Previous LEED Versions

The U.S. Green Building Council’s LEED rating system has become the hallmark of whether or not a building has followed proper protocol for reducing its environmental impact. Truly, it’s a recipe for success for builders who want the most functional and transparent process when bringing their green building projects to life. With a lifespan of […]

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Mar
23

EPD! EPD! Demystify it!

Environmentally responsible, sustainably sourced, and built to last. Green building emphasizes resource efficiency throughout a building’s life cycle: from day one of the planning stage to demolition day. The green building concept, which preceded LEED, presents a realistic view of global resource limitation. It lays the groundwork for a healthy approach to urban planning by […]

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Jan
25

LEEDing the Way

If you’re at all in tune with the industry of architecture and building design, chances are good that you’ve probably noticed a significant upsurge in news about the critically acclaimed international standard for design, construction and operation of high-performance structures. However, you have probably associated this concept with a more commonly used term – LEED […]

By Stephane Forget | Green Building Architecture . LEED
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Jan
15

3 New Online courses

We just publish a 3 new Online Courses offering 1 CEU each”Shining Light on EPD’s”, “Daylighting & Energy”,  and “Quartersawn Hardwood in Sustainable Design”.  The course on EPD also offer LEED SPECIFIC BD+C, ID+C and GA credits.  Look at our Online Course section.

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