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1) What is "sustainable design?" 2) What are some reasons why sustainable design methods should be considered? 3) What does it mean if a facility is LEED certified? 4) What was the first collegiate athletic facility to achieve LEED silver certification? 5) What is the Green Globes program & what are the 7 areas of assessment? 6) What are the differences between LEED-NC & LEED-EB? 7) What are the benefits of green buildings? 8) Why doesn't everyone build sustainable buildings?
“ INTERVIEW IS LIKE COURTSHIP, FULL OF POSSIBILITY IF COMPATIBILITY EXISTS” SBJ: FEBRUARY 14-20 PAGE: 12
LEED LEADERSHIP in ENERGY & ENVIRONMENTAL DESIGN “ AN INTERMATIONALLY RECOGNIZED GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION SYSTEM, PROVIDING BUILDING OWNERS & OPERATORS A CONCISE FRAMEWORK FOR IDENTIFYING & IMPLEMENTING PRACTICAL & MEASURABLE GREEN BUILDING DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION, OPERATIONS, & MAINTENANCE SOLUTIONS.”
RECOGNIZE ENVIRONMENTAL LEADRSHIP IN THE BUILDING INDUSTRY.
STIMULATE GREEN COMPETITION.
RAISE CONSUMER AWARENESS OF GREEN BUILDING EFFORTS.
TRANSFORM THE BUILDING MARKET.
U.S. GREEN BUILDING COUNCIL (USGBC) -A NON-PROFIT TRADE ORGANIZATION THAT PROMOTES SUSTAINABILITY IN HOW BUILDINGS ARE DESIGNED, BUILT, & OPERATED.” THE GREEN BUILDING CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE (GBCI) -ESTABLISHED BY USGBC, IT PROVIDES A SERIES OF EXAMS TO ALLOW INDIVIDUALS TO BECOME ACCREDITED FOR THEIR KNOWLEDGE OF THE LEED SYSTEM.
1ST COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC FACILITY AWARDED LEED SILVER CERTIFICATION UCONN FOOTBALL TRAINING FACILITY
1ST COLLEGIATE FOOTBALL STADIUM AWARDED LEED SILVER CERTIFICATION UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA TCF BANK STADIUM