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VEN : LEED v4 Training

  • 04 Oct 2012
  • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Mainstreet Architects Office : 422 E. Main Street, Ventura, CA 93001
USGBC’s LEED green building rating system has been a significant driver for market transformation since its debut in 2000. USGBC is currently developing the version of LEED (v4) for release next year. This session will provide an update of the development process, a general overview of the technical changes proposed and information of specific interest to the chapter. It will also include an early look at supporting tools and resources for the LEED v4 program. This presentation has been approved by GBCI for 1.5 CEs for General, LEED BD&C-, ID&C-, and EBOM- specific hours. AIA learning units pending.

Learning Objectives :
• Articulate the overarching environmental priorities of the LEED v4 program.
• Describe the new credits within the LEED v4 program and their environmental value.
• List the new market sectors that LEED v4 accommodates.
• Summarize the technical changes from LEED 2009 to LEED v4

Speaker : Chrissy Macken
Christina (Chrissy) Macken is the Assistant Project Manager of the LEED v4 Program at the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), assisting with the execution and comprehensive delivery of LEED v4 and associated projects. This work includes assisting delivering the core components of LEED v4 according to plan and overseeing integration and quality control throughout the project life cycle. Chrissy has also managed the technical development of the integrative process credits and coordinates the LEED weightings - point allocation - process for all LEED credits. After graduating from Tufts University with a Master of Arts in Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, Chrissy joined the USGBC in 2009 to manage LEED committee operations, comprised of volunteer technical experts responsible for the development and maintenance of the LEED rating system. Chrissy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and Environmental Studies from Allegheny College and has a background in urban and social policy and community engagement.


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