Nov 30, 2022  
2021-2022 FSW Catalog 
    
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BCN 4590 - LEED Certification and Sustainable Construction


3 credits
Prerequisites: Students must complete the following courses with a grade of "C" or better: ENC 1101 Composition I  , ENC 1102 Composition II  , and three semester hours of college level mathematics;  or permission from appropriate academic Dean.  
This course will introduce students to the process of obtaining LEED certification. It also provides an overview of becoming a LEED AP and the role of the LEED coordinator in the project team. Participants will be able to understand the benefits and challenges of LEED certification for a variety of phases stemming from design, construction, and completion of the project. Students are also introduced to sustainable construction. Successful completion of this course is intended to prepare a student to sit for the LEED Green Associates exam in order to become a Certified LEED Green Associate. The LEED Green Associate credential denotes that a professional has the green building expertise and knowledge of green design, construction, and operations. The LEED Green Associates exam is only offered through the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI).



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