LEED Credit Categories: Energy & Atmosphere and Materials & Resources
LEED Credit Categories: Energy and Atmosphere, and Materials & Resources
This lecture will include in-depth analyses of these sections of the LEED Reference Guide for Building Design and Construction (BD+C) rating system. Actual project examples from all named sections will be detailed to the class.
- Review the overall purpose and structure of the USGBC's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.
- Gain fundamental knowledge of the Energy & Atmosphere (EA) component of the LEED BD+C certification process.
- Gain fundamental knowledge of the Materials & Resources (MR) component of the LEED BD+C certification process.
- See/hear case study examples illustrating different approaches to the EA and MR components of the LEED BD+C certification process.
Approved for 1.5 AIA Learning Unit
Andy M. Brophy, PE, BEMP, LEED AP BD+C, O+M
Building Performance Engineer
Andy provides sustainability and high-performance building consulting for the design and operation of buildings. He is responsible for assisting in the design of energy-efficient buildings through decision-driving energy modeling, sustainability consulting, and Life Cycle Cost Analysis. Andy manages, prepares, and implements sustainability plans facilitates LEED projects, and implements measurement and verification plans to help building owners maintain peak efficiency.