U.S. Green Building Council LEED Workshop in Iowa City, IA


U.S. Green Building Council LEED Workshop

Looking to prepare for the LEED Green Associate or Accredited Professional Exams?  Working on a LEED project?  Or just interested in learning more about green buildings?  The USGBC Iowa Chapter in cooperation with The University of Iowa will host a facilitator-led full-day workshop entitled, “BD+C 251:  Understanding the Building Design + Construction LEED Rating Systems”.

Attendees will gain essential knowledge of the LEED BD+C rating systems, including credit intents, requirements, and referenced standards; synergies among credits; and foundations of the LEED certification process.  This course provides a foundation for pursuing the LEED GA and LEED AP BD+C exams.  Useful tips for exam preparation and testing will be included.

This course satisfies the eligibility requirement for taking the LEED Green Associate exam.

This course is also eligible for the following CEU hours: 

GBCI (LEED Specific) – 7.0 CE hours

AIA/CES – 7.0 LU

BOMI (CPD) – 7.0

CoreNet (CPD) – 7.0

CSI (CEU) – 7.0

WHEN:             Friday, October 12, 2012, 8:00am – 5:00pm

AGENDA:         8:00 AM                      Registration/Check-in

8:30 AM – 5:00 PM     LEED Workshop

WHERE:           The University of Iowa

Pappajohn Business Building, PBB Room W401

10 E. Jefferson St.

Iowa City, IA 52245

REGISTER:       Seating limited!  Click here to register http://2012usgbciowaleedworkshop.eventbrite.com

Workshop Only                                   With LEED GA Exam Study Guides

$199 Non-Member                                                     $299

$149 Member (25% Discount)                                 $249

$99 Student (50% Discount)                                    $199


Lunch, snacks, and refreshments are included in the registration fee.  Attendees will receive a packet of presentation slides, exercises, and reference information used during the workshop for use in preparation for the LEED exams.

The LEED Core Concepts Guide and LEED Green Associate Study Guide valued at $155.00 are not typically included with this course, but the Iowa Chapter is providing a discount on these guides when purchased in combination with the workshop.  If you plan to take the LEED GA exam take advantage of this great offer!

For student registrants, student ID’s will be required for verification at check-in the day of the event.  Memberships at the Chapter level are by individual, not by company.  If you would like to become a member of the Iowa Chapter, you can join at the following link:  http://www.usgbciowa.org/join.php

The course facilitator is Michele Halle Stern from the firm HDR Architecture in Chicago.  Michele is a USGBC LEED Faculty and LEED Fellow having extensive experience in the field.  She is passionate about the outdoors and nature and its connection to the built environment.  Michele was the Founding Chair of the USGBC Chicago Chapter and has lead USGBC workshops since 2003.

LEED Credentialing Presentation Option

Looking to maximize your experience?  Get a look at the big picture.  An overview of the USGBC organization and the LEED professional credentials and accrediting process will be presented by Matt Krieger, USGBC Iowa Chapter Board Member and Eastern Iowa Branch Programming Chair, during this brown bag lunch presentation.

WHEN:             Thursday, October 11, 2012, Noon – 1:00pm

AGENDA:         Noon                            Registration/Check-in

12:10 – 12:50 PM        Presentation

                        12:50 – 1:00 PM          Q&A

WHERE:           The University of Iowa

University Services Building, USB Room 302

1 W. Prentiss St.

Iowa City, IA 52240

REGISTER:       Presentation is FREE!



This presentation is provided free of charge but lunch is not provided.  You may bring your lunch or food may be purchased from Culinary Starts, a vendor on Level 1 at the West Entrance of the event location.

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