LEED AP Building Design + Construction (BD+C) Specialty Exam Prep Course

For professionals participating in the design and construction phases of high-performance, healthful, durable, affordable, and environmentally sound commercial, institutional, and high-rise residential buildings, the LEED AP Building Design + Construction exam is designed to measure your knowledge and skill in understanding the LEED Rating System and ability to facilitate the project certification process.

USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter’s two full-day (16 hours total) LEED BD+C Specialty Exam Prep course is designed to prepare participants for the LEED BD+C Specialty exam.  Skilled instructors will discuss categories and credits in the LEED BD&C Rating System, explore methods of sustainable project delivery and green building practices, and offer test taking tips. Subject areas covered include:

·        Introduction, Exam Strategy, and BD+C Process
·        Sustainable Sites
·        Water Efficiency
·        Energy and Atmosphere
·        Materials and Resources
·        Indoor Environmental Quality
·        Test Taking Tips
·        Practice Exam

WHEN
Friday and Monday, May 10 & 13, 2013
8:30am – 5:00pm both days

Please arrive and check in between 8:00 – 8:30am 

WHERE
Color Art Integrated Interiors
1325 N. Warson Road
St. Louis, MO 63132 map

FEE
$200.00 for USGBC-Missouri Gateway Chapter Members
$250.00 for Non-members
*Textbook costs are NOT included in course fee
*Course fee includes continental breakfast and lunch

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS1) USGBC LEED Building Design + Construction Study Guide, USGBC
2) LEED AP BD+C Candidate Handbook (free download) and references outlined on page 13 of the handbook.
3) LEED Reference Guide for Green Building Design and Construction, USGBC (Not required for this course, but strongly recommended)

The study guide and reference guide may be purchased on the USGBC Store page of the USGBC website. Please plan for shipping time.

PREREQUISITES
Students must read and understand the steps needed to enroll for and take the exam, including meeting exam eligibility requirements.  The instructors will only address this as a broad overview.

REGISTER
Click here to register.

Class size is limited and per-registration is required.

INSTRUCTORS
Nick Bristow, Clayco
Lucy Williams, Lucy Williams Architecture

PLEASE NOTE
This course does not guarantee students will pass the LEED AP BD+C Specialty exam.  Additional time outside of class will be required for reading the required textbooks and further study.  Registering and taking the LEED AP exam, and any associated costs, are not included in this course.

This course prepares participants for the specialty portion of the LEED AP BD+C credentialing exam. LEED AP exams are comprised of two parts: Green Associate & the Specialty. Candidates must pass both portions of the exam in order to receive LEED Accreditation.

QUESTIONS?
Contact USGBC-Missouri Gateway staff by email or phone (314) 577-0225.

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