University of British Columbia Centre for Sustainability – LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate Exam Preparation

This 36-hour course will provide comprehensive preparation for the LEED Green Associate exam, a first step towards becoming a ”green building” practitioner. The LEED Green Associate credential distinguishes practitioners with a sound knowledge of green design, construction and operations. Designed by the Canada Green Building Council, LEED Green Building Strategies and Green Associate Exam Preparation provides an overview of the techniques, approaches, materials and technologies used in the LEED rating systems. Using a wide range of examples, case studies and site visits, this course prepares prepare participants to:

·         Understand the imperative for a green transformation of our built environment;

·         Explain the key components of the LEED rating system;

·         Apply core concepts and strategies to achieve success using the LEED rating system; and

·         Determine where different LEED rating systems can be applied.

Instructors include Christian Cianfrone LEED AP BD+C; Brenda Martens, LEED AP BD+C; Jason Packer LEED AP BD+C; and Eesmyal Santos-Brault, LEED AP BD+C. This course will benefit students, those involve with building trades, and all professionals looking to demonstrate knowledge in green building issues. No previous experience is required. Attendees will be eligible and prepared to write the LEED Green Associate exam upon successful completion of this 10-session course. It will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from May 29 to June 21, 2012, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., and on two Saturdays (June 9 and June 16, 2012), 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. The location UBC Robson Square, 800 Robson Street, Vancouver. For more information and to register, visit

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