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Leading Green
LEED Green Associate Exam v4 Study Guide

  • Available for pre-order on June 13, 2023. Item will ship after July 4, 2023
ISBN 9781032485577
July 4, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
160 Pages 138 Color Illustrations

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Book Description

Leading Green: LEED Green Associate Exam v4 Study Guide brings together a concise introduction to the core concepts behind the LEED green building rating system with efficient, effective test preparation for the LEED Green Associate Exam. The guide provides an essential foundation in principles of sustainable design and construction for students and professionals in the areas of architecture, engineering, construction, real estate development, urban planning, and environmental policy.

If you are interested in passing the LEED® Green Associate Exam, this is the right place to start. The background, objectives, and evolution of green building standards--as well as what actually goes into a LEED building—are covered in a clear and straightforward manner. Tailored to precise exam expectations, the guide breaks down the key LEED categories one credit at a time.

Drawing upon the author’s extensive experience as a LEED educator for universities and professional firms around the world, the guide includes proven tips and tricks that have helped over 10,000 people pass the Green Associate Exam.

An ideal resource for self-study, Leading Green: LEED Green Associate Exam v4 Study Guide will benefit readers from all built environment professions in which LEED credentials are an asset.

Table of Contents

1. Green Buildings and Sustainability.  2. The Governing Bodies of LEED – USGBC + GBCI.  3. Integrative Process (1 Point).  4. Location and Transportation (LT).  5. Sustainable Sites (SS).  6. Water Efficiency.  7. Energy and Atmosphere.  8. Materials and Resources.  9. Indoor Environmental Quality.  10. Innovation in Design.  11. Regional Priority.  Appendix I. Additional Information.  Appendix II. LEED Green Associate Exam Tips.  Appendix III. Glossary.

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Lorne Mlotek, BASc., LEED AP BD+C, O+ is the President/CEO at LeadingGreen Training and Consulting Inc. A civil engineer with over 20 years of experience in sustainability initiatives, Mlotek has taught LEED certification courses internationally in architecture, engineering, and construction companies and in partnership with 250 universities.