LEED Success Strategies Session 1: LEED and the Urban Heat Island Effect
On Demand
 This webinar will be submitted for continuing education through AIA/CES, BOMI, and IFMA. This webinar will satisfy GBCI credential maintenance requirements for LEED Professionals: 1.5 hours.

 

 


 

Premium Paid Series:
Each webinar costs $100/site for USGBC members and $120/site for non-members.

 

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Description

Interested in furthering your understanding of the urban heat island effect – and ways to reduce it?  This webinar is the first in our “Strategies for Success in LEED” series, designed to teach individuals about strategies useful in meeting LEED requirements in various credit categories.   Join us as USGBC staff and experts in the field give you the information and resources necessary to:

 

           

 

Learning Objectives

What you will gain from attending this webinar:

 

  • Understand the importance of the urban heat island (UHI) effect
  • Identify the LEED requirements related to reducing the UHI effect
  • Explore strategies useful in meeting LEED requirements related to urban heat
  • Compare regional differences in strategies used to meet LEED requirements and mitigate UHI effects

 

 

Presenters

Gina Baker
Senior Associate & Director of Sustainable Design
Burt Hill

 
Joby Carlson
Research Engineer & Laboratory Manager
National Center of Excellence on SMART Innovations
Global Institute of Sustainability
Arizona State University

 

 

Moderators

Micah Silvey
Assistant Manager, LEED Certification
U.S. Green Building Council 

Jason Hercules
Assistant Manager, LEED Certification
U.S. Green Building Council  

 

 

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