USGBC's LEED: Understanding LEED for Homes
NEXTbuilding Forum is excited to announce and help promote this upcoming class offered through the Alliance for Environmental Sustainability as an outstanding educational opportunity.
LEED for Homes is a green rating system for mixed-use multi-family buildings, as well as single-family homes. This course provides an introduction to the LEED for Homes rating system and delivery model. The course addresses the intents and requirements of prerequisites and key credits within the rating system while providing real world examples of strategies to meet them. The course also identifies the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders and a LEED for Homes project and is designed to prepare the professional to plan for key considerations and requirements for the LEED certification process.
Sam Pobst BO+M, BD+C, Homes and ID+C, LEED Faculty
Sam Pobst is the founder of Eco Metrics LLC, a national coalition of green building consultants with expertise in diverse areas of green building specialties, collaborating to advance sustainable building practices. Sam has a degree in Construction Management from Michigan State University, with 40 years of experience in the commercial construction industry. He was a founding member of the US Green Building Council West Michigan Chapter, serving two terms as Chair, and is Past Chair of the USGBC Heartland Regional Council. He is a licensed contractor in the State of Michigan.
Date/Time: Wednesday, October 24, 2012 8:30 am - 5:00 pm, edt
Cost: $140 early bird / $170 standard after 10/10; includes lunch Special offer for friends of NEXTbuilding Forum- Use coupon code 'NEXT' to receive $30 off!
(note, although typically all NBF events are completely free, NBF is helping to promote this event for the Alliance, hence their nominal fee)
If interested in signing up for both of the Alliance's USGBC LEED October events you can receive an additional discount of $50. Go to the registration link for more information or visit AES' website: www.alliancees.org.
Location: BRAG facility, 179 Little Lake Dr., Ann Arbor, MI 48103
Registration: Click here to register >>
Alliance for Environmental Sustainability
The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability is a resource dedicated to helping people understand the options available for designing, building and occupying structures that offer environmentally friendly alternatives, energy efficient products and improved indoor air quality. AES is dedicated to helping people understand the options available for designing, building and occupying structures that offer environmentally friendly alternatives, energy efficient products and improved indoor air quality.
AES is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization with a mission of providing sustainable building education to the general public and building industry. Due to the need and the emerging interest of green practices, LEED, and sustainability AES has grown and now serves communities throughout the United States. We are the premiere LEED for Homes Service Provider in the Midwest.