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Webcast: The Greenest Schools: LEEDv4 New Construction for Schools

  • April 14, 2017
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • In Person (Southwest Florida Community Foundation, 8771 College Parkway Building 2, Suite 201, Fort Myers, FL 33919) OR At Your Desk via GoToWebinar


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LEED v4 For Schools is the mandated rating system (or CHPS) for new school projects in Massachusetts pursuing state reimbursement funding, according to the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA). Is your firm up-to-date on the new LEED? This course will enable you and your teammates to have confidence knowing what to expect in approaching LEED v4 school projects. You will learn the essential differences related to prerequisites and the new credits that are changing the game for green buildings. You will learn from Martine Dion and Steven Burke, of SMMA, experienced implementers of LEED projects in k-12 settings, and who have LEED administration ownership of two LEED v4 for Schools projects in Massachusetts. This is a crucial LEED v4 for Schools primer for all practitioners in the academic realm.


  1. Describe and identify the major differences between LEED 2009 for Schools and LEED v4 for Schools, including the new concepts, terminology and the new credit categories and credits.
  2. Help identify how the new and updated LEED v4 referenced standards may influence new schools design projects, including a discussion around potential for altered design process and outcome when comparing LEED v4 for schools to LEED v3 Schools projects.
  3. Outline some specific impacts for the various members of the project team in reaching LEEDv4 for Schools advanced sustainability goals, as well as highlight how the new LEED v4 for Schools credits will require changes to a schools project’s specifications and construction administration.
  4. Help attendees learn about the new materials transparency credits addressing EPDs (environmental product declarations) and HPDs (Health Product Declaration).


  • 1 LEED Specific BD+C, ID+C, O+M
  • 1 LEED Green Associate
  • 1 AIA LU/HSW


Many thanks to USGBC SWFL Ft. Myers Branch for hosting this webinar!

Venue Host

Many thanks to our venue host, the Southwest Florida Community Foundation! 


PLEASE NOTE: There is a two step process to this registration.  You will receive an email after this (check your junk mail if you don't) that will have an email with a URL that you will need to click on and add your name and email to obtain a unique access link directly from GoToWebinar before your registration is complete.


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