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LEED for Starters: A Contractor's Guide (*FREE WEBINAR*)
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This FREE WEBINAR will provide an introduction to sustainability, green buildings, and the LEED v3 and v4 rating systems as it is related to Contractors. This session is ideal for construction professionals and students seeking to learn the fundamentals of how sustainability can be applied to the built environment, and how LEED can be utilized for designing and building green buildings.

 Export to Your Calendar 6/6/2018
When: Wednesday June 6, 2018
From NOON until 2:00 PM
Where: Construction Institute
WEBINAR
United States
Presenter: MODERATOR: Nick Jones, CEM, LEED-GA, GPRO O&M
Contact: Laura Eldredge
860-768-5869


Online registration is available until: 6/6/2018
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LEED for Starters: A Contractor's Guide

Moderated webinar in collaboration with CT Green Building Council


Description

LEED for Starters: A Contractor’s Guide Guide was created to provide an introduction to sustainability, green buildings, and the LEED v3 and v4 rating systems as it is related to Contractors. This session is ideal for construction professionals and students seeking to learn the fundamentals of how sustainability can be applied to the built environment, and how LEED can be utilized for designing and building green buildings. In addition, the session looks at the cost and performance of building LEED projects. We will also look at a LEED certified project to see how green strategies can be applied on a real project.

 

Nick Jones, CEM, LEED-GA, GPRO O&M will moderate this CTGBC webinar to offer additional insight and feedback.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Understand fundamentals of sustainability as it applies to construction professionals.
  • Explain green building process, benefits and cost
  • Identify differences between traditional vs. Green building process.
  • Analyze a construction professional's role in designing & building green buidings.
  • Learn what's changed in LEED V.4 and how that affects construction professionals.
  • Get introduced to LEED Construction Management

 

Moderator

 

Nick Jones, CEM, LEED-GA, GPRO O&M

Nick Jones serves as the Residential New Construction – Energy Efficiency Program Lead for Eversource Energy. He also serves as the Residential Demand Response Program Lead for the energy efficiency group. Nick has spent the bulk of his career working with builders, developers, design teams, efficiency programs, industry associations, and state and federal organizations to advance high performance building practices and technologies. In 2016, Nick served as a presenter for the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE), and published a white paper entitled Zero Energy Homes: Available and Scalable. In 2017, Nick served as a presenter for the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA)’s Building Energy conference in New York City. Nick has also served multiple terms as a judge for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Housing Innovation Awards. Nick holds credentials as a Certified Energy Manager (CEM), a LEED – Green Associate, and a Green Professional (G-PRO) Operations & Maintenance (O&M). He currently serves on the board of directors for the Connecticut Green Building Council (CTGBC), and serves as co-chair of the Professional Development/Credentialing committee and co-chair for the Emerging Professional (EP). He also serves on the board of directors for the Northeast Home Energy Rating Systems (NE-HERS) Alliance, and is a member of the Residential Energy Services Network (RESNET) Emerging Leadership Council. He holds a Bachelor of Science (BS) degree from Eastern Connecticut State University in Sustainable Energy Studies, and is currently pursuing a Master of Science (MS) Degree in Global Sustainability from Central Connecticut State University.


This webinar is FREE, but pre-registration is required through REGISTER button at the top.  A short follow-up assessment and survey about interest in future LEED workshops will round out the session.

 

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