LEED Lab is a multidisciplinary immersion course that utilizes project based learning and the built environment to educate and prepare students to become green building leaders and sustainability-focused citizens.
In the course, students assess the performance of existing facilities on campus and choose one building where they will facilitate the LEED for Building Operations and Maintenance (LEED O+M) process with the goal of certifying the facility. LEED Lab connects concepts to practical application by immersing students in the integrative process foundational to green buildings. In this innovative course students. Students learn about LEED’s comprehensive approach, covering the prerequisites and credits related to site considerations, energy use, water consumption, waste management and occupant comfort.
At the close of the semester, the students are prepared to sit for the LEED AP O+M professional credential exam. LEED Lab meets the needs of the building industry by equipping students with the skills, knowledge and expertise required to be effective communicators, project managers, critical thinkers, problem solvers, engaged leaders, and team players.
- LEED Lab Overview
- Introduction to LEED Lab video
- LEED Lab: 4 pointers for approaching it like a pro
- LEED Lab Curriculum Toolkit
Institutions offering LEED Lab benefit from having USGBC technical support. To get started with LEED Lab at your institution, contact us at email@example.com
Hosted by Everis University with the collaboration of Everis Ingenieria and Green Building Factory