Accreditation and Training Program Returning to MTU Spring 2023
Training will take place in ten hours over multiple weeks.
Who: Open to MTU Students and Employees
Dates: Spring 2023 TBA
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 a fee TBA, which is expected to include notes and a book with all needed study materials.
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
Fewer sick days
Less employee turnover
Increased ability to attract employees
Higher rental rates for building owners
Lower operating expenses
Higher occupancy rates
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.
- Adjunct Instructor, Chemical Engineering
- Advisor, Alternative Energy Enterprise
- Chem Sci B004
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.