Introduction to LEEDv4

Gain broad insight and establish a foundation for adopting LEEDv4 into a green building project. This session aims at identifying and removing barriers related to delivering a LEED v4 project. This introductory session takes an in-depth look at the technical requirements through various documents and how to apply them in the LEED v4 project or another rating program.  New tools and resources will be examined to help designers improve green building practices and encourage projects to invest new strategies that save time and reduce error. An in-depth look at new material requirements, codes, product standards, LCA, EPDs, and specifications performance requirements, technological literacy has become imperative within the green building industry. Professionals will learn how integrate various documents into the LEEDv4 process saving critical time and money. 

Session Details

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Friday, May 26th, 2017: 2:00pm - 5:30pm
3.0 Structured/Core AIA LU HSW
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Session Speaker(s)

Julie Scarcella

CEO founder, EcoSpex Inc.

Well-respected, trusted in the built environment industry, passionate, experienced specialist on sustainability, green building and materials with public and private experience in enabling affordable solutions. Successful entrepreneur, visionary and founder of a number of green building initiatives, companies and a non-profit organization.

Sandra Leigh Lester, BArchSci, LEED AP BD+C

Sandra Leigh Lester has over ten years of sustainable design strategy experience with a focus on efficient and effective buildings that create better indoor environmental quality while improving occupant engagement in sustainable operations and fitness activities. She has worked in the areas of infrastructure, public administration, residential, retail and hospitality as well as advising on energy policy.

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24-27 May 2017
Ottawa, Ontario

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The Royal Architectural Institute of Canada and the Ontario Association of Architects have partnered to present the 2017 Festival of Architecture May 24-27, 2017 in Ottawa.

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