This course introduces students to the LEED process. LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the global standard for green building certification. Throughout the course, students will gain an understanding of the various components of green building. The themes of sustainability and sustainable construction are woven throughout each module both in terms of the physical environment and as it pertains to LEED certification.
- Introduction to the LEED Process
- Integrative Strategies
- Location, Transportation, and Sustainable Sites
- Water Efﬁciency
- Energy and Atmosphere
- Materials and Resources
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- Project Surroundings, Public Outreach, and Exam Preparation
EdisonLearning eCourses® are structured in a consistent, research-based format utilizing multiple pedagogical concepts such as Understanding by Design, Growth Mindset, and Video and Project-based learning. Through the use of these pedagogical concepts, our career preparatory elective courses maintain a consistent and engaging course structure that supports student-centered learning.