The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability is an authorized delivery partner with the U.S. Green Building Council to deliver the following courses:
- LEED GA: Core Concepts and Strategies
- LEED for Homes 252: Understanding the LEED for Homes Rating System
- LEED for Homes 301: Implementing the LEED for Homes Rating System
- LEED for Homes 401: Green Rater Training
- REGREEN 301: Implementing Green Residential Remodeling
AES makes every effort to keep education costs as affordable as possible. If for some reason you register for a course and have to cancel your registration you will be entitled to a 90% refund of the amount paid if you notify AES more than 72 hours prior to the course. Cancellations less than 72 hours prior to a course will be eligible for a 45% refund of the amount paid. Refunds are not granted for no-shows.
LEED GA: Core Concepts and Strategies
LEED is the language of green. In this class, gain essential knowledge of sustainable building concepts fundamental to all LEED rating systems. Learn LEED intents and concepts at the credit category level and basics of the LEED certification process. This course provides a foundation for pursuing the LEED Green Associate exam. Course includes access to online practice exams. The course is ideal for residential or commercial design professionals looking to become LEED Accredited Professionals, or those supporting the industry such as subcontractors, product vendors / representatives, real estate professionals, and more. Approved for 7.0 AIA / GBCI continuing education credits.
- October 5 – Chicago, IL
- October 23 – Ann Arbor, MI
- October 23 – Batavia, IL
- November 7 – Indianapolis, IN
- November 9 – St. Louis, MO
- November 29 – St Paul, MN
- November 29 – Chicago, IL
LEED for Homes 252: Understanding the LEED for Homes Rating System
As of June 2012, over 75,000 homes have registered to become LEED certified.
Learn the requirements and key credits within the LEED for Homes rating system. Support your learning by exploring strategies pursued by real world LEED for Homes projects. This course will enable you to identify the roles and responsibilities of key stakeholders and is designed to prepare you to plan for key considerations and requirements for the LEED certification process. LEED for Homes is applicable to whole-house remodeling projects, and new construction single- and multi-family buildings.
Approved for 7.0 AIA / GBCI / NARI Green continuing education credits.
- October 24 – Ann Arbor, MI
- October 30 – Batavia, IL
- November 8 – Indianapolis, IN
- November 9 – St Louis, MO
- November 14 – Milwaukee, WI
- November 30 – St Paul, MN
- December 6 – Chicago, IL
LEED for Homes 301: Implementing the LEED for Homes Rating System – 8 hours Learn how to apply the LEED for Homes rating system to a real project by walking through the phases of a typical project and the key decisions that project teams must make, including key stakeholder considerations. Engage in interactive, case-based activities that enable you to work hands-on with LEED implementation strategies and rating system tools. Required prior coursework: HOMES 252 or equivalent knowledge; familiarity with the LEED for Homes rating system is a must.
LEED for Homes 401: Green Rater Training – 16 hours
There are currently over 20,000 registered LEED for Homes projects nationwide, and each project requires third-party on-site verification. If you’re interested in filling this need as part of USGBC’s new LEED for Homes Green Rater program, this training is for you! The two-part LEED for Homes Green Rater Training is designed to prepare qualified participants to provide verification services on LEED for Homes projects. Applicants must meet initial qualifications and complete this two-part training. Following the training, participants will apply and take a written exam provided by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and complete a mentorship on real projects before earning the LEED for Homes Green Rater Certificate. Approved for 14.0 AIA / GBCI continuing education credits.
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REGREEN 301: Implementing Green Residential Remodeling- 16 hours
Learn the unique factors inherent in residential retrofit projects, including business aspects; policies and incentives; professional and client roles in scoping, designing, constructing and maintaining; and green strategies. Engage in interactive activities using participants’ own case studies. If you are a design and construction professional involved in implementing green remodeling strategies on residential retrofit projects and already familiar with basic building science and green building principles, this workshop is for you. For information on upcoming dates or to schedule one of these workshops, please contact us.