Green Certification Programs: Which Is Best for You and Your Building?

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Your organization is highlighting its commitment to sustainability – now what? With so many green building certifications, it can be tough to figure out which one fits your building best. This webinar will explore how to assess your building’s suitability for a building certification program.


Learning Objectives
  • Compare typical requirements shared by multiple certification programs, such as energy efficiency.
  • Learn how to match your building’s strengths and weaknesses with a certification program.
  • See popular sustainability strategies that can help you get to the finish line.

Richard Manning, AIA, LEED AP BD+C
Green Building Services 


With twenty years of experience as a professional architect, Richard brings an expert understanding of the design and construction process. Over the last decade he has advised on a broad range of projects in the United States, Canada, Japan, China, and Qatar. Richard has overseen the successful certification effort of numerous projects representing each of the USGBC LEED® Rating System categories. Richard conducts continuous trainings and workshops throughout the U.S. and Canada on sustainable design and green construction specifications.


At GBS, Richard has directed the green building efforts for higher-education, institutional and municipal projects at the local, state and federal level. Under his direction, project teams work collectively to pursue high-performance design strategies along the most appropriate path relative to their construction budget and schedule.