Webinar #4 - LEED® Rating System and Linkages to Energy Efficiency Resources

October 12, 2006
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Courtney France, LEED A.P., shares timely information on LEED (Leadership for Energy and Environmental Design) certification for new construction projects. Mrs. France discusses how to use utility-sponsored energy efficiency program resources to support the LEED rating system. Examples are provided. (speaker bio)

This entry-level webinar is recommended for Architects, Building Owners, Energy Consultants, Facility Managers, and Engineers seeking to gain basic knowledge about the LEED rating system and available tools from the Energy Design Resources Program.

Speaker Bio

Courtney A. France, E.I., LEED AP, France Sustainable Solutions

Courtney France is the former Manager of LEED Services for AEC's Sustainable Design Assistance Team and now has her own company, France Sustainable Solutions. She provides LEED consultation and coordination with project team members. She assists the owner and the design team to establish a realistic sustainable design goal for the project, and identifies and integrates viable sustainable design features into the emerging design. Ms. France has a thorough understanding of the LEED rating system and its impact on the design and construction processes.

Ms. France 's experience as a project engineer for a national general contractor has provided her with excellent insight into the processes and procedures for integrating sustainable design and construction practices into the building delivery process. She has been involved in many aspects of construction, including cost estimating, materials/component research, field observation and supervision, and submittal review and approval. Ms. France has managed the formal LEED Certification for numerous projects.

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