LEED Green Associate

Course Description

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 theme of sustainability and sustainable construction is woven throughout each module both in terms of physical environment and as it pertains to LEED certification. This course prepares students for the LEED Green Associate Certification Exam.

Course Requirements

Grade Level

9-12

Materials

None

Duration

1 Semester

Credit Value

0.5

Prerequisites

None

Major Concepts

Module 1: Introduction to the LEED Process
Module 2: Integrative Strategies
Module 3: Location, Transportation, and Sustainable Sites
Module 4: Water Efficiency
Module 5: Energy and Atmosphere
Module 6: Materials and Resources
Module 7: Indoor Environmental Quality
Module 8: Project Surroundings, Public Outreach, and Exam Preparation