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1 LEED Green Associate Made Easy 1 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

2 Author’s Profile: K.M. Bazeeth Ahamed 1999: Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering – Bharathidhasan University, India 2002 Masters in Mechanical Engineering, Specialized in Heat Power Engineering, Birla Institute of Technology, India – Academics: Refrigeration & Air-conditioning, Heat & Mass Transfer, Thermal Engineering, Computational Fluid Dynamics etc 2 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

3 Author’s Profile: K.M. Bazeeth Ahamed contd till date MEP Contracting, Energy Audits, Green Building facilitation, CFD Simulation for buildings 2007: Qualified as Certified Energy Manager and Auditor, BEE India 2008: LEED AP,2010: LEED AP BD+C, 2011: LEED AP O+M 2014: Qualified as ASHRAE Certified Building Energy Assessment Professional Conduct LEED training courses from March 2010, trained more than 1500 Professionals. 3 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

4 Supporting Authors: 4 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. Mr. Arshad Siddique, Architect, LEED AP BD+C Trainer & Consultant, Green Building Academy Mr. G. Balaji, Civil Engineer, LEED Green Assoc., IGBC AP Consultant, Green Building Academy

5 Course Objective To help candidates become LEED Green Associate within next 4-6 weeks 5 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

6 Course Content Chapter 1: Introduction to Green Buildings and LEED Credentials Chapter 2: Introduction to LEED Rating Systems Chapter 3: Location and Transportation Chapter 4: Sustainable Sites Chapter 5: Water Efficiency Chapter 6: Energy & Atmosphere Chapter 7: Materials & Resources 6 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

7 Course Content… Chapter 8: Indoor Environmental Quality Chapter 9: Integrative Process Chapter 10: Bonus Categories Chapter 11: More about USGBC & LEED Chapter 12: Value of Sustainable: Cost Vs Benefit 7 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

8 Chapter 1: Introduction to Green Buildings & LEED Credentials 8 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

9 Disclaimer LEED® and USGBC® are registered trademarks of the U.S. Green Building Council. The author is not affiliated to USGBC or GBCI. The information provided in the presentation are compiled by the author and is not endorsed by USGBC or GBCI 9 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

10 Learning Objectives What is a Green Building? What is the Significance of Green Buildings? What are the various Green Building rating systems? Why LEED? What are the various LEED Credentials? LEED Examination information 10 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

11 What are the characteristics of Green Buildings? 11 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

12 Green Buildings are Energy Efficient Water Efficient Better Indoor Environment Use environmental friendly or sustainable materials Less waste Reduced transportation requirement Protect/restore habitat Hence reduced Environmental impact throughout the life cycle 12 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

13 What is the Significance of Green Buildings? 13 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

14 Buildings directly contribute to the following Climate change Depletion of resources Ozone depletion Land pollution Water Pollution Air Pollution 14 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. Solution?? Green Buildings

15 Can you guess which of the following have the highest contribution to Green house gas emission? 15 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. Industries Transportation Buildings

16 Contribution of Green House gases by various sectors 16 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

17 GCC countries have higher Percapita CO2 emission: 17 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. Data Source: Wikipedia

18 18 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

19 How a building can be certified as Green Building? 19 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

20 20 How many points did I score? Did I pass? Green Building Rating System Am I good the environment Green Buildings are certified by various Green Building rating systems across the world

21 Australia: Green Star Brazil: AQUA / LEED Brasil Canada: LEED Canada/ Green Globes China: GB Evaluation standard for green building Finland: PromisE Germany: DGNB Hong Kong: HKBEAM Various Green Building System 21 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

22 India: GRIHA and LEED India United Arab Emirates: Pearl Rating System United States: LEED United Kingdom: BREEAM Taiwan: EEWH Qatar: GSAS 22 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. Various Green Building System- contd.

23 Why LEED? 23 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

24 LEED- Internationally recognized Green Building rating system Adapted in many countries like India, Brazil and Canada Very well accepted in GCC construction market 24 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

25 25 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

26 What LEED Credentials you can earn? 26 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

27 27 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

28 28 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

29 LEED Green Associate Examination 29 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

30 Eligibility: – Age 18+ – No specific educational requirements Appropriate for – Architects – Civil Engineers – MEP Professionals/Building Service Engineers – Facility Engineers/Managers – Developers – Students in above disciplines Any building professionals who wish to take their carrier ahead 30 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. Who can appear for LEED Green Associate Exam

31 USD 200 for members USD 250 for non members Full time employees of USGBC member companies are considered members 31 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. How much LEED Green Associate Exam will cost?

32 Apply for exam through Exam can be taken through prometric centers in any country. 32 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. How to apply for exam? & Where I will take the exam?

33 Computer based test, 100 multiples choice & multiple response questions. Total duration 2 Hrs and 20 minutes (10 minutes tutorial on interface + 2 Hrs exam + 10 minutes exit survey) Passing score 170/200 – This doesn’t mean 85 percentage. The evaluation is based on relative performance against baseline performance. No negative marking Results available immediately after the exam 33 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. More about the exam

34 Exam Interface © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. 34

35 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved. 35 Exam Interface- contd.

36 Study Resources LEED Green Associate Made Easy study guide Recorded video lectures Downloadable audio lectures Q&A + Sample exams Online discussion forum 36 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

37 LEED Green Associate & LEED AP Combined Examination 37 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

38 Two part examination, 4 Hrs Part 1: Green Associate & Part 2 LEED AP Specialty exam Exam Fee: USD 400 for members, USD 550 for non members Apply for exam through Computer based test, 100 multiples choice questions. Total duration 4 Hrs and 20 minutes (10 minutes tutorial on interface + 4 Hrs exam + 10 minutes exit survey) Passing score 170/200 in Part 1 and Part 2. Pass part 1 and failed in Part 2: LEED Green Associate Generally not recommended for working professionals 38 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

39 Summary What is a Green Building? What is the Significance of Green Buildings? What are the various Green Building rating systems? What is LEED? Why it is important to us? What are the various LEED Credentials? LEED Examination information 39 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.

40 Questions? Ask your questions in the forum section 40 © 2014 Green Building Academy. All rights reserved.


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