Accreditation and Training Program Returning to MTU, now Starting October 13, 2022.

Training takes place over five weeks. The start date has been moved to help the MTU community get oriented for fall semester.

LEED Green Associate Program

Training will take place in ten hours over five weeks.

Who: Open to MTU Students and Employees
Dates:
The class will be held on five Thursdays, starting October 13, 2022.
Time: 4–6 p.m.
Location: Chem Sci 211

The US Green Building Council created the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building design/certification system, which has certified over 15 billion sqft of the built environment globally. Over 200,000 sustainability leaders have received their LEED accreditation. LEED Training will be offered at MTU for $90.00, which includes notes and a book with all needed study materials. Paying online constitutes program registration, so no other registration is required.

Pay Online

Learn About Green Buildings

Help Reduce Climate Change

Improve Building Economics

Enhance Your Resume With This Valuable Credential

Save the World!

A great way to engage is to become a sustainability leader in the green building and product design environments. Do you know the benefits of designing, constructing, and operating a green building include reducing a building's:

Energy use 24% – 50%

CO2 emissions 33% – 39%

Water use over 40%

Solid waste by over 70%

Green Buildings Provide Many Benefits

Social

Increased productivity

Fewer sick days

Less employee turnover

Increased ability to attract employees

Economic

Higher rental rates for building owners

Lower operating expenses

Higher occupancy rates

US Green Building Council

The US Green Building Council created the LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Green Building design/certification system, which has certified over 15 billion sqft of the built environment globally. Over 200,000 sustainability leaders have received their LEED accreditation.

Take the course if you are someone in the Michigan Tech community interested in:

  • building design, construction, operation
  • interior design
  • sustainability leadership

and can do basic math. You do not need an engineering or technical degree to be successful with this training.

Class Instructor

Joe Azzarello

  • Adjunct Instructor, Chemical Engineering
  • Advisor, Alternative Energy Enterprise

MTU graduate, founding member of the USGBC, licensed USGBC faculty. Joe has facilitated LEED GA training in over 25 countries. MTU training will focus on design, construction and operations of a Green Building, product design for Green Buildings, and how to study for and pass the LEED GA accreditation exam.