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Learn about how to be green at the work place and home.
 
Time-on-Task: 34 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course Description This course examines green design, construction, and operations concepts that are fundamental to the LEED green building rating system. It will prepare students to sit for the LEED Green Associate exam given by USGBC. The course will cover LEED intents and concepts at the credit category level as well as strategies and synergies. Other topics covered in this course include LEED corporate social responsibility, integrated project team(s), environment and social and economic impact of sustainability strategies and actions. LEED metrics and LEED referenced standards are addressed throughout the course.  Course Objectives LEED Concepts and Goals Associated LEED and Global Issues Understanding LEED The Central Role of the Integrated Process LEED Rating Systems LEED Credit Categories Overview LEED Certification Process Documentation Components of LEED Certification Sustainable Sites: Project Site Factors Water Efficiency: Water Management Energy and Atmosphere: Project Systems and Energy Impacts Materials and Resources: Acquisition, Installation and Installment of Materials Indoor Environmental Quality Innovation: Stakeholder Involvement in Innovation Credentialing Process Exam Preparation Exam Content Exam Logistics Credential Maintenance You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes: Online course material eTextbook Interactive lesson presentations Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes

Self-Paced

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $449.00



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This course examines the intent and environmental, social, and economic impact of the green building core concepts that are fundamental to LEED. It is intended for those who are seeking to support and advance sustainability and green building in construction management. The course will review green building issues and LEED framework unique to construction management, as well as the key roles supporting sustainability in these settings. This course will provide the skills and knowledge for learners in the construction management field to become leaders in sustainability efforts and allow them to identify opportunities for growing this role in the future. This is a 26 time-on-task hour course. Time on task refers to the estimated amount of time to complete all readings and assessment in a given course. Once the course has been accessed, students have 6 months to complete the course before access expires.

Self-Paced

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $249.00



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The LEED 210: Green Building Core Concepts and Strategies for Facilities Management course examines the intent and environmental, social, and economic impact of the green building core concepts that are fundamental to the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building rating system. This course will review green building issues and core concepts of the LEED framework unique to facilities management settings, as well as the key roles supporting sustainability in these settings. In addition, this course will provide the skills and knowledge for learners to become leaders in their organization's overall sustainability efforts and allow them to identify opportunities for growing this role in the future. This is a 26 time-on-task hour course. Time on task refers to the estimated amount of time to complete all readings and assessment in a given course. Once the course has been accessed, students have 6 months to complete the course before access expires.

Self-Paced

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00



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Time-on-Task: 26 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThe LEED 210: Green Building Core Concepts and Strategies for Health Care course introducesstudents to green design and operations concepts that are fundamental to LEED, and relatesthese concepts to the health care industry. Students will investigate concepts such as LEEDcorporate social responsibility, integrated project team(s), environment, social and economicimpact of sustainability strategies and actions, and green building issues unique to thehealthcare industry. They will also gain the skills and knowledge they need to become leaders intheir organization’s overall sustainability efforts and allow them to identify opportunities forexpanding this role in the future. Course Objectives Define sustainability issues that are unique and of particular importance to the health careindustry Distinguish how USGBC and LEED address the unique needs in the health care industry Define roles in supporting green building and LEED in the health care industry and dailypractice Identify opportunities for advancing a professional path through green building byattaining LEED credentials Identify opportunities for advancing corporate social responsibility in the health careprofession Identify integrated project roles in sustainable building through virtual role play You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes: Online course material eTextbook Interactive lesson presentations Audio-to-go podcasts Personalized study guides User-specific pacing charts Engaging lesson presentations Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

Self-Paced

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00



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Time-on-Task: 26 hours Courses may be completed in as little as a few short weeks, or up to 6 months. Your success throughout your online course experience will be represented digitally within a badge. The badge will show your employers and professional network your qualifications as well as course materials you mastered. Course DescriptionThis course examines the intent and environmental, social, and economic impact ofthe green building core concepts that are fundamental to the LEED (Leadership inEnergy and Environmental Design) green building rating system. This course willreview green building issues and core concepts of the LEED framework unique to theservices and hospitality industry, as well as the key roles supporting sustainability inthese settings. In addition, this course will provide the skills and knowledge forlearners to become leaders in their organization's overall sustainability efforts andallow them to identify opportunities for growing this role in the future. Course Objectives Define sustainability issues that are unique and of particular importance to theservices and hospitality industry Distinguish how USGBC and LEED address the unique needs in the services andhospitality industry Describe how LEED core concepts can be addressed in services and hospitalitysettings Define roles in supporting green building and LEED principles in services andhospitality settings and in daily practice Identify opportunities for advancing a professional path through green buildingin the services and hospitality industry You want to be engaged as you learn. We get it.  We also know engagement is important to true retention and learning. For that reason, each course includes: Online course material eTextbook Interactive lesson presentations Audio-to-go podcasts Personalized study guides User-specific pacing charts Engaging lesson presentations Interactive “Check Your Understanding” exercises/quizzes Mobile Friendly Experience: laptops, computers, tablets, etc.

Self-Paced

Instructor : Online Class Instructor 

Online 24/7 (Dates:Upon Registration)

Location : Online

Start Date: upon registration

Tuition: $299.00



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