Net Zero Buildings and Much More: LEED v4, Construction Impacts and Materials

  • 30-Jan-2018
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Live WEBINAR OR at 200 Franklin Square Drive Somerset, NJ 08873

Registration

  • Employees of NJ businesses may qualify to take this course fully-funded. Interested companies
    should contact Mary Ellen Garrigus at coordinator@usgbcnj.org or 973.255.0442.
  • Employees of NJ businesses may qualify to take this course fully-funded. Interested companies
    should contact Mary Ellen Garrigus at coordinator@usgbcnj.org or 973.255.0442.

Register



USGBC NJ Presents


Net Zero Buildings and Much More:

LEED v4, Construction Impacts and Materials



Tuesday, January 30, 1:00 – 5:00 pm

LIVE WEBINAR or


IN-PERSON LOCATION: 200 Franklin Square Drive Somerset, NJ 08873


REGISTRATION REQUIRED

LIMITED SPACE AVAILABLE



OPEN TO THE PUBLIC + TO QUALIFYING GRANTEES:

USGBC NJ has been awarded an education grant for NJ business from the NJ Department of Labor & Workforce Development. This enables us to provide fully-funded training for employees of qualifying NJ businesses for increasing expertise, as well as for credentials and/or CEUs. Contact Mary Ellen Garrigus at coordinator@usgbcnj.org or 973-255-0442 for more info.


INSTRUCTORS: Monika Serrano, LEED AP, MEP Estimating Engineer, Turner Construction Company Michael Deane, LEED Fellow, Vice President & Chief Sustainability Officer, Turner Construction Company



OBJECTIVES: 
  • Upon completion, participants will have an understanding for the design strategies, technologies utilized and components of net zero buildings. 
  • Participants will have an understanding of the current net zero building statistics. 
  • Participants will have knowledge of the environmental impact of the construction process. 
  • Upon completion, participants will be aware of some of the environmental and human health impacts of building materials and strategies to utilize products with reduced impacts. 
  • Net Zero Buildings-
    • Definition, current data, project highlights 
    • MEP efficient technologies in NZB 
    • The Envelope
    • Passive House as a means to ZNE 
  • LEED Buildings 
    • Market Adoption of LEED v4 – is it happening? 
    • Feature NJ Turner LEED buildings 
    • Challenging credits in v4
  • Reducing the Impact of Construction 
  • C&D waste 
    • Energy efficiency saves money and reduces emissions 
    • Renewable Energy – will there be enough for our needs? 
    • Water efficiency 
  • Materials -
    • Living Building Challenge – toxicity and human health 
    • WELL – health and wellness 
    • Reducing embodied carbon 

FEE: Members: $125; Non-members: $150; Qualifying grantees: No Charge. 
CEUs: 
Approved for 4 AIA HSW-LU. GBCI credits pending. (May also be self-reported.)