LEED GA: Core Concepts & Strategies – Grand Rapids

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Thu Feb 7, 2013
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, local time

Alliance for Environmental Sustainability

Continuing Education: 7.0

Event Description:

LEED 201: Core Concepts & Strategies

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. The training series concludes with an overview of recommended study methods, exam-taking skills and practice questions for the LEED Green Associate exam. Includes 60-day access to practice online exam questions for studying after the workshop.

Course Objectives

  • Identify the key components of the LEED Rating System.
  • Discuss the basic LEED Certification process.
  • Describe the intents and associated concepts of each LEED credit category.
  • Explain regulations, recognitions and incentives related to each credit category.
  • Recognize successful LEED strategies and measurements for achieving credit category goals.


Sam Pobst BO+M, BD+C, Homes and ID+C, LEED Faculty is the founder of Eco Metrics LLC, a national coalition of green building consultants with expertise in diverse areas of green building specialties, collaborating to advance sustainable building practices.  Sam has a degree in Construction Management from Michigan State University, with 40 years of experience in the commercial construction industry.  He was a founding member of the US Green Building Council West Michigan Chapter, serving two terms as Chair, and is Past Chair of the USGBC Heartland Regional Council.  He is a licensed contractor in the State of Michigan. Sam is the owner and designer of an on track for LEED Platinum & almost passive house home in Ada Michigan. Mike Holcomb, Green Rater who has tested over 1,000’s of homes claims “Sam’s house is the tightest I have ever tested.”

Continuing Education:
This full-day workshop meets GBCI requirements to sit for the LEED Green Associate exam.

Course registration includes:
* 239 page Study Guide (PDF Access)
* LEED Green Associate Practice Tests with 700 online practice test question (60-day access to practice tests)

LEED 201 Course Fee
$199.00 early bird / $239.00 standard (after 2/02); includes lunch

Save $$$ and Earn the LEED Green Associate!
Register for both LEED 201 and HOMES 252 courses together as a Residential LEED GA package!
$349.00 early bird / $399.00 standard (after 1/10)

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Registration questions? Call 616 458 6733 ext 1 or Email Info@allianceES.org

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