Course: LEED Core Concepts
This online course provides an introduction to sustainable building concepts in general and the LEED Certification System more specifically. The course is structured as follows:
- Introduction to sustainable building concepts, its benefits and the integrative approach to green building. It includes a brief review about the U.S. Green Building Council and LEED as well as basic concepts of the LEED certification process.
- Overview of the concepts, strategies, objectives as well as economic and environmental issues related to each of the LEED impact categories.
- Costs and Benefits of the LEED Certification.