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The Value of Building Certifications: Are Ratings Increasing the Value of Buildings?

Wednesday, October 17th 2012, 8:30am-9:30am PDT 11:30am-12:30pm EDT/ 17:30-18:30 (Paris-Frankfurt)

A multitude of different building certifications are available in the US. Some are well known (LEED) and others lesser (Greenguard). Hear from industry professionals as they discuss these ratings in terms that relate to the ROI of the certification process. Hear about the latest industry news on certification and ask your questions to help you decide what certification is right for your buildings.

 
This webinar will discuss:
 
1) LEED News:
  • What is the future of this certification?
  • How is LEED working to encompass more than just buildings?
  • What are the challenges and who are the challengers facing the USGBC as it continues to refine LEED Standards?
  • What are the ROI of a LEED project in terms of CO2 reduction as well as bottom line savings?
  • Does LEED stifle innovation, or accelerate it?
  • What does the USGBC need to do to keep LEED Certification as the most recognizable certification in the US, and how will it continue to grow worldwide?

2) Alternative Building Certifications:

  • Overview of various standards: Energy Star, Green Globes, Green Building Standard, Greenguard, and Green Point, and hear how they relate to LEED as well as the GBP of Europe
  • How to identify what is the best certification for your needs?
  • Energy Efficiency vs LEED: does a building become more desirable when it is extremely energy efficient or when it has a popular certification
  • What are the challenges and who are the challengers facing the USGBC as it continues to refine LEED Standards?

 

 

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AtSite
Sustainability Manager
USGBC-NCC
Director, Special Events