Classroom Slides


Use these slides as a companion to the textbook or on their own to teach the core concepts of sustainability and to prepare students to achieve the LEED Green Associate credential. There are eleven slide sets of 20-50 slides ea. that align with each chapter of the textbook and each category of the LEED rating system. Slides are colorful, engaging and can be customized for your classroom and region. There are five sample exam questions at the end of each slide set. Slides are appropriate for High School, Technical College, Undergrad and Grad programs and are updated annually.

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The Test Process – LEED® Green Associate™ Exam • Registration and Exam Fees • Exam Format • Credential Maintenance • Exam Preparation • Reference Materials • Studying for the Exam • Memorization • Practice Exams • Timeline • Taking the Exam Core Concepts and Themes – Global Climate Change • Impact Categories • Life-Cycle Approach • Life-Cycle Assessments • Life-Cycle Costing • Triple Bottom Line • Cost of Green Building • Regenerative Building •Integrative Process • Integrative Process Credit • Integrative Process Phases • Iterative Process • Systems Thinking • Open Systems • Closed Systems • Feedback Loops • Leverage Points • Practice Questions Overview of USGBC & LEED – USGBC and GBCI • LEED Rating Systems • Minimum Program Requirements • Impact Categories • Pilot Credit Library • Credit Interpretation Requests • Addenda database • Certification levels & process • Cost of LEED • LEED programs • LEED credentials • Trademark & terminology policies • Green building codes Location & Transportation – Select a location that incurs the least environmental impact • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions caused by vehicle travel • Promote redevelopment on existing sites over new construction on greenfield sites • Support health and livability and increase active transportation Sustainable Sites – Improve site design and management • Improve rainwater management • Reduce heat island effect • Reduce light pollution Water Efficiency – Reduce indoor water use • Reduce outdoor water use • Reduce process water use Energy & Atmosphere – Reducing energy demand • Increasing energy efficiency • Replacing fossil fuels w/renewable energy • Eliminating the use of harmful refrigerants • Monitoring ongoing performance Materials & Resources – Employ waste management strategies • Use material conservation strategies • Use environmentally preferable materials • Use the life cycle approach to select materials and resources Indoor Environmental Quality – Improve indoor air quality • Increase occupant comfort through: thermal comfort, access to daylight and views, acoustic design Innovation and Regional Priority – Encourage projects to achieve innovative or exemplary project performance and address regional environmental priorities for buildings in different geographic regions.


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