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Cultivating Young Minds: A Net-Zero School for Tomorrow’s Leaders

August 27 @ 12:00 PM, Webinar via Adobe Connect

Through a series of interviews with school faculty and the design team, we explore the creation of a net-zero-energy building that complements the children’s studies of the balance of nature. Participants will learn how the project integrated several strategies to create learning opportunities for students to achieve the ‘School as a Teaching Tool’ credit with one of the most robust sustainable curricula in the world.




Building as an Organism: Understanding the Integrative Process Credit in LEED v4

September 3 @ 12:00 PM, Webinar via Adobe Connect

If you’re new to Integrative Process, this program will help you to get started. The Integrative Design Process is different from the conventional, or linear, design process. A linear process approaches each problem directly and separately, while an integrated process approaches each problem from the varied viewpoints of multiple participants and the issues they represent.



Improving Healing Environments with LEED for Healthcare

September 10 @ 12:00 PM, Webinar via Adobe Connect                                                                                                           

To enrich healing environments, this webinar provides a detailed analysis of the LEED for Healthcare v2009 Rating System. With a focus on addressing the design challenges of healing environments, the course will outline technical issues by various LEED credit categories. Because Healthcare projects are operationally intensive with water, energy and chemical use, this module will teach AP BD+C, ID+C and O+M specialists how to improve health and safety while also tackling efficiency.


                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                LEED v4 BD+C Updates

September 17 @ 12:00 PM

This webinar session will review the major changes to the LEED BD+C rating system. It will cover the most important revisions within each of the categories for concern and can compare the LEED 2009 credit to the LEED v4 credits. The trainings covers new credits and prerequisites in more depth review the credit intents, requirements and documentation. The intent is to provide a general overview so that attendees will be better able to address LEED v4 with their clients and colleagues.


                                                                                                                                                                                            Each session is approved for 1.0 GBCI hours, LEED-specific for BD+C.

Registration pricing for each webinar is as follows:

$10 Chapter Members

$25 Non-members

$100 Office viewing (up to 10 people)

Additional individual session registration available via the event calendar.

Please note: The Illinois Chapter has purchased a USGBC webinar subscription to offer archived versions of USGBC’s live webinars online in order to offer additional credential maintenance opportunities to our members. The webinars in this series are only available at the dates and times listed above and will NOT be available on-demand. To purchase on-demand versions of this series visit 
USGBC’s webinar subscription information.

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