WPL Publishing to Host Webinar on LEED v4, the Next Version of LEED

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The interactive event, set to take place Oct. 2, is suited for a wide variety of professionals within the construction industry, including contractors, subcontractors, public and private owners, construction managers, owners’ representatives, architects, engineers, consultants, and other design professionals. The course has been approved for 1.5 American Institute of Architects learning units.

WPL Publishing Co., Inc.

WPL Publishing Co., Inc. provides expert training, education, and development resources for the construction industry

WPL Publishing soon will host a webinar to help various types of professionals within the construction industry understand “LEED v4,” the next version of the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.

LEED v4 recently was approved by a majority of USGBC members. According to USGBC, LEED v4 “is designed to drive innovation in every aspect of the building life cycle” and “change the way project teams think, integrate, plan, execute, and operate their buildings,” resulting in improved environmental outcomes. The webinar will provide attendees with a comprehensive overview of upcoming changes to the LEED Building Design and Construction (BD+C) rating system and the role of environmental products declarations. To register for the 90-minute program, slated for Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, at 1:00 p.m. (EDT), visit http://tinyurl.com/p349d2w.

The webinar, entitled “Introducing LEED v4: The Next Version of LEED,” will help attendees accomplish the following:

  • Understand the overarching themes introduced to the new LEED v4 rating systems.
  • Identify the major changes to the structure of LEED v4.
  • Keep track of the implementation timeline for the LEED v4 rollout.
  • Analyze credit-specific changes to the new LEED BD+C rating system.
  • Comprehend environmental products declarations.

Addressing webinar attendees will be Green Building Services Principal, Richard Manning. With more than 20 years of experience as a professional architect, he brings an expert understanding of the design and construction process. Over the last decade, he has advised on a broad range of projects in the United States and Canada. He has overseen the successful certification effort of numerous projects representing each LEED rating system categories.

After the presentation, there will be an interactive 10-to-15 minute question-and-answer session addressing relevant topics.

Webinar tuition is based on location, not number of participants, so each registration site can have multiple participants for one low price. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/p349d2w.

WPL Publishing Co., Inc. provides expert training, education, and development resources for the construction industry via live webinars and its ConstructionPro Network website (http://www.ConstructionProNet.com). Through ConstructionPro Network, WPL publishes the independent newsletter ConstructionPro Week, providing news, analysis, and insightful commentary about recent developments involving construction law, green buildings, building information modeling, and various construction managerial technologies and techniques.

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