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Continuing Education

LEED AP BD+C Project Manager Master Class


Course Overview

This one-of-a-kind training is the only place you can gain real LEED project experience outside of working on an intensive year-long LEED project. Join a group of peers as you go through the entire LEED for New Construction certification process with expert guides working on LEED projects since the early 2000s. Additionally, this course will satisfy all thirty hours of LEED AP BD+C specific continuing education hours or prepare you for the AP BD+C exam.

This advanced course is designed for:

  • LEED Professionals Needing Real Project Management Experience and Skills
  • LEED Green Associates Studying to Become a LEED AP BD+C
  • LEED AP BD+C Professionals seeking 30 Hours of GBCI-Approved Credential Maintenance

New skills you will develop in this course:

  • Walk a project team through a LEED v4 New Construction Scorecard
  • Identify outdoor and indoor water savings with LEED template calculators
  • Perform ‘simple box’ energy model to optimize energy costs
  • Evaluate material attributes for disclosure and optimization
  • Familiarize yourself with LEED Online and actual GBCI review comments
  • Employ construction phase best practices based on our lessons learned

Course Schedule

The course will run for nine consecutive Wednesdays beginning October 12, 2022, and starts promptly at 1:00 pm EDT*. The time zone will change once during the course to follow daylight savings changes in the United States. Your instructor will remind you of the change.

Each class is approximately 1.5 hours. Please see the following schedule breakdown:
1st Class: October 12, 2022, at 1:00 pm EDT
2nd Class: October 19, 2022, at 1:00 pm EDT
3rd Class: October 26, 2022, at 1:00 pm EDT
4th Class: November 2, 2022, at 1:00 pm EDT
5th Class: November 9, 2022, at 1:00 pm EST
6th Class: November 16, 2022, at 1:00 pm EST
7th Class: November 30, 2022, at 1:00 pm EST
8th Class: December 7, 2022, at 1:00 pm EST
9th Class: December 14, 2022, at 1:00 pm EST

*We will send you a video after each session if you cannot attend the class due to the course time zone. Once the course has been completed, we will offer a Q&A session in a time zone that works for you to discuss any topics you would like.

Meet Your Instructors

Charlie Cichetti

LEED AP BD+C, ID+C, O+M, ND, Homes, WELL AP and WELL Faculty

Charlie is proud to be one of the leaders in the green building industry. He has built a career around green building services and leads two companies that hold sustainability leadership as core values — Sustainable Investment Group (SIG) and Green Building Education Services (GBES). Both companies allow him the opportunity to put his high-level of LEED expertise and accreditation to work. Charlie has led many projects (over 50 Million SF of LEED/Energy Star/Cx-RCx) to LEED Gold, and even several to the highest mark: Platinum.

Mr. Cichetti (cha-ket-E) holds a degree in Business Management from the College of Business at Georgia Tech and has successfully become a LEED Accredited Professional in all available specialties, Operations & Maintenance, Building Design & Construction, Interior Design & Construction, Neighborhood Development, and Homes. And, he is also a WELL AP.

Emmanuel Pauwels

LEED AP BD+C, O+M, LEED for Homes Green Rater, LEED Faculty, Living Building Hero

Emmanuel Pauwels has worked as a Green Building Consultant since 2008. He learned about LEED certification during a sustainable construction course at Harvard University and became passionate about the transformative power of green building certification. His first building seeking LEED certification was in Spain. He also started teaching online courses to help other professionals in Spain and later in Latin America, Europe, and the United States to become LEED Professionals.

In 2015 he became a USGBC Faculty, recognition as a credible, qualified instructor, teacher, and facilitator with deep expertise in and passion for sustainability that cuts across sectors, cultures, and geographies.

With his vast international background, he has lived in the U.S, Belgium, France, Indonesia, and now Spain and speaks five languages fluently. Recently Emmanuel became a Living Future Accredited Professional, which acknowledges him as someone with a holistic framing of sustainability and the understanding needed to transform communities into socially just, culturally rich, and ecologically healthy spaces.

COURSE FORMAT

  • 8 Live + Interactive Work Sessions
  • One Session Every Wednesday for 1.5 Hours
  • 6 Modules going through the steps of a LEED Project Manager
  • Collaborative Team Exercises
  • Q&A with True LEED Experts
  • Advice on Current Projects
  • 24/7 Coaching Through Our Innovative Learning Platform

Sneak Peak

Top Benefits of This Course

Advance Your Career

Access to Real LEED Projects and Real LEED Project Experience

Learn How To Price LEED Projects, Draft LEED Scorecards, and Manage LEED New Construction Projects

Access to an Additional 50+ Hours of LEED Training and Education Videos

30 Hours of GBCI (LEED) CE

Q&A With True LEED Experts

Collaborative Team Exercises

Networking With Peers

Advice on Your Current LEED Projects

Free Practice Tests Towards Your Next LEED Credential ($80 Value)

Add to Your Resume

Access to Powerful LEED Tools and Templates That You Get to Keep Forever

Access to our Growing Community of Sustainability Professionals

***This course is not included in the GBES Unlimited Subscription