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LEAD BD+C Online Course

Full Credit Overview - Foundation Course - Created by approved USGBC Faculty

Instructed by Hans Weemaes

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  • You will learn all the concepts of LEED V4 BD+C
  • All credits, requirements and points will be clearly explained to you
  • This course will set the foundation for the LEED BD&C exam

About This Class

The importance of sustainability needs little introduction, we can see the impacts of global warming, the increase in CO2 emissions, the spread of diseases such as COVID 19. Buildings contribute to a large extent to this and when well designed they can reduce the stress on the environment and improve human health.

LEED is a green building certification program and the globally recognised standard for the design, construction and operation of high-performance green buildings and neighbourhoods.

Sustainability is far broader than recycling or installing solar panels. This course is designed to give you a broad understanding of the holistic approach taken by LEED to it contributes to the triple bottom line, people, planet, profit.

Todays most popular and most commonly used version of LEED BD+C V4, and it sets the bar for building standards to address energy efficiency, water conservation, site selection, material selection, day lighting and waste reduction.

Think of this course as a foundational course on LEED BD+C . This course is designed to provide you with a tutorial of all the credits, standards and requirements for this global standard. The Standard Reference V4 BD+C guide has over 800 pages.

 

What will you learn?

The key concepts in LEED BD+C. In over 70 lessons, ranging from 2-8 minutes we will cover the all of the credits and explain to you not only the requirements, but also what sits behind the intent to ensure you will understand how each credit aligns with the overarching sustainability goals.

We look at the specifics of how LEED deals with reduced parking, how indoor and outdoor water can be reduced and should be calculated, what strategies to use to reduce energy, reduce the reliance on the grid, and increase the use of renewable energy, we discuss the Life Cycle Assessment approach, the impact of increased

Why take this course?

  • You will be able to speak about LEED BD+C and sustainability with confidence.

  • You will understand the difference terms, definitions and requirements.

  • You will learn from an experienced sustainability consultant and education

How will this help you?

  • You will deliver LEED projects, better, quicker and avoid common mistakes

  • You will go prepared to a job that requires knowledge in LEED and sustainability.

  • You will feel more confident about LEED and how to apply it.

Who is behind this course?

I am the Managing Directorof a green building consultancy in Malaysia, and a LEED AP, and USGBC Faculty. Before that I was a university teacher (Yonsei University Korea), Project Manager, entrepreneur, and enjoy teaching. I have an MBA from London Business School. I enjoy creating courses.

 

This course is suitable for all levels and specifically for:

  • People who want to learn about LEED, LEED BD+C

  • Professionals that have a LEED Green Associate or aspire to one, this would be an excellent starting point in terms of experience or knowledge.

  • People who are interested in a career in sustainability consultancy

  • Developers, Engineers, Business Analysts, Architects, and basically anyone interested in learning about LEED

  • People with an open mind and a willingness to learn.

  • People capable of taking notes and applying the concepts and tools provided in this course.

  • People interested in taking the LEED AP exam.

This course is not suitable for:

  • People that prefer quantity over quality.

  • People that like lengthy and theoretical explanations.

  • People who aren't prepared to go through the entire course and take notes.

  • People who expect things to work out without any effort or preparation.

     

The Facts

  1. You will learn all the concept of LEED BD+C 

  2. All credits, requirements and points will be clearly explained to you.

  3. You will improve your understanding on sustainability, and allow you to deliver your consulting projects better and more effectively

 Join me and start learning about LEED. We will go cover all the topics from the definitions, intent, requirements, concepts, and exemplary performances. So take the course now to learn what all of this means in more detail and how you can apply the knowledge gained from LEED  into your world.  

  • No prerequisites are needed. But an interest in sustainability or knowledge of LEED will help
  • People who want to learn about LEED BD+C
  • People who are interested in a career in sustainability consultancy
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Section 1 : Integrative Process

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Integrative Project Planning and Design

Section 2 : Location & Transportation

  • Lecture 1 :
  • LT Overview
  • Lecture 2 :
  • LT_Neigbourhoud Development
  • Lecture 3 :
  • LT_Sensitive Land
  • Lecture 4 :
  • LT_High Priority Site
  • Lecture 5 :
  • LT_Surrounding Density & Diverse Uses
  • Lecture 6 :
  • LT Access to Quality Transit
  • Lecture 7 :
  • LT_Bicycle Facilities
  • Lecture 8 :
  • LT Reduced Parking Footprint
  • Lecture 9 :
  • LT Green Vehicles

Section 3 : Sustainable Sites

  • Lecture 1 :
  • SS_Overview
  • Lecture 2 :
  • SS_Construction Activity Pollution Prevention
  • Lecture 3 :
  • SS_Environmental Site Assessment
  • Lecture 4 :
  • SS_Restore or Protect Habitat
  • Lecture 5 :
  • SS_Open Space
  • Lecture 6 :
  • SS_Rainwater Management
  • Lecture 7 :
  • SS_Heat Island Reduction
  • Lecture 8 :
  • SS_Light Pollution Reduction
  • Lecture 9 :
  • SS_Site Master Plan
  • Lecture 10 :
  • SS_Tenant Design and Construction Guidelines
  • Lecture 11 :
  • SS_Places of Respite
  • Lecture 12 :
  • SS_Direct Exterior Access
  • Lecture 13 :
  • SS_Joint Use Facilities

Section 4 : Water Efficiency

  • Lecture 1 :
  • WE_Overview
  • Lecture 2 :
  • WE_Prereq Outdoor Water Use
  • Lecture 3 :
  • WE_Prereq Indoor Water Use
  • Lecture 4 :
  • WE_Building Water Metering
  • Lecture 5 :
  • WE_Credit Outdoor Water Use
  • Lecture 6 :
  • WE_Indoor Water Use
  • Lecture 7 :
  • WE_Cooling Tower Water use
  • Lecture 8 :
  • WE_Building Water Metering Credit

Section 5 : Energy & Atmosphere

  • Lecture 1 :
  • EA Overview
  • Lecture 2 :
  • EA_Fundamental Commissioning & Verification
  • Lecture 3 :
  • EA_Minimum Energy Performance
  • Lecture 4 :
  • EA_Prereq Building Level Energy Metering
  • Lecture 5 :
  • EA_Fundamental Refrigerant Management
  • Lecture 6 :
  • EA_Enhanced Commissioning
  • Lecture 7 :
  • EA_Minimum Energy Performance
  • Lecture 8 :
  • EA_Advanced Energy Metering
  • Lecture 9 :
  • EA_Demand Response
  • Lecture 10 :
  • EA_Renewable Energy Production
  • Lecture 11 :
  • EA_Enhanced Refrigerant Management
  • Lecture 12 :
  • EA_Green Powerand Carbon Offsets

Section 6 : Materials & Resources

  • Lecture 1 :
  • MR_Overview
  • Lecture 2 :
  • MR_Storage and Collection of Recyclables
  • Lecture 3 :
  • MR_Construction_and_Demolition Waste_Management_Planning
  • Lecture 4 :
  • MR_Preq_PBT Source Reduction - Mercury
  • Lecture 5 :
  • MR_Building Life-Cycle Impact Reduction
  • Lecture 6 :
  • MR_BPDO_Environmental Product Declaration
  • Lecture 7 :
  • MR_BPDO_Sourcing of Raw Materials
  • Lecture 8 :
  • MR_BPDO_Material Ingredients
  • Lecture 9 :
  • MR_PBT Source Reduction - Mercury Credit
  • Lecture 10 :
  • MR_PBT Source Reduction - Lead Cadmium Copper
  • Lecture 11 :
  • MR_Furniture and Medical Furnishings
  • Lecture 12 :
  • MR_Design for Flexibilty
  • Lecture 13 :
  • MR_Construction and Demolition Waste Management

Section 7 : Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Lecture 1 :
  • IEQ_Overview
  • Lecture 2 :
  • IEQ_Min Indoor Air Quality Performance
  • Lecture 3 :
  • IEQ_Environmental Tobacco Smoke Control
  • Lecture 4 :
  • IEQ_Minimum Accoustic Performance
  • Lecture 5 :
  • IEQ_Enhanced Indoor Air Quality Strategies
  • Lecture 6 :
  • IEQ_Low Emitting Materials
  • Lecture 7 :
  • IEQ_Construction Indoor Air Quality Management Plan
  • Lecture 8 :
  • IEQ_Indoor Air Quality Assessment
  • Lecture 9 :
  • IEQ_Thermal Comfort
  • Lecture 10 :
  • IEQ_Interior Lighting
  • Lecture 11 :
  • IEQ_Daylight
  • Lecture 12 :
  • IEQ_Quality Views
  • Lecture 13 :
  • IEQ_Accoustic Performance

Section 8 : Innovation

  • Lecture 1 :
  • IN_Innovation Credit
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Innovation LEED AP

Section 9 : Regional Priotity

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Regional Priority
  • Lecture 2 :
  • Regional Priority Credit

Section 10 : Completion

  • Lecture 1 :
  • Completion
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Hans Weemaes,

I'm a visiting business school Professor in Korea, consultant, and corporate trainer. I focus on Strategic Magement, Entrepreneurship, and Project Management. I am particularly passionate about communicating complex concepts in a straight forward language to a general audience, whether this in the class-, meeting- or boardroom. I have worked with students, managers, directors and C-Level Executives
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