LEED v4: Residential Homes
The goal of this course is to describe Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) for Homes Rating System and discuss recent updates to the system. LEED for Homes is a voluntary rating system that promotes the design and construction of high-performance green homes. This presentation discusses the basics of the LEED for Homes Rating System, including major proposed updates to the v.4 rating system and how it applies to single / multi family, low/mid/high rise, new and rehabbed homes and residential buildings, apartments, developments and dorms. Understanding of both LEED credentialing for professionals and the LEED credit categories for projects are essential for all green building projects.
- Describe the importance of the LEED for Homes rating system, which covers major home renovations and new construction of single-family homes, multi-family apartments and condos, and mixed-use residential buildings
- Differentiate between the various categories of LEED for Homes within the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building Rating System
- Identify criteria to best reach LEED for Homes category credit rating goals
- Dispel common myths regarding LEED for Homes credit requirements
- AEC Complete
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Dr. Young currently works as a Military Master Planner with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in the Planning, Environmental, and Regulatory Branch. Dr. Young is involved in a variety of work including a wide range of military planning, programming, and design projects. Project Management experience ranges from installation design guides to campus master plans. Projects also focus on the impacts of development on human health and the environment, and improvements through better siting, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of military projects.
Dr. Young is also an adjunct professor at the University of Texas at Arlington, School of Architecture. She teaches master’s level landscape architecture design studio course(s).
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