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Thursday, June 02, 2011
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

NEO Green Building Webinar Smart Growth New Urbanism

Where communities are built, how communities are designed, and how they ultimately performhas tremendous impact on the environment and residents of a neighborhood. Smart Growth andNew Urbanism are two leading strategies for sustainable design that compliment green design in the new LEED for Neighborhood Development certification system. In this 100-level webinarsession, you will learn more about these two planning philosophies, and how can be implemented on the project level.Learning objectives: describe the basics of the LEED ND system and current development status the post-pilot rating system, analyze the principles of smart growth and new urbanism in shaping LEED ND, explain the appropriate locations for LEED ND projects within a region from urban to suburban to certain adjacent sites, learning strategies for identifying eligible parcels, and identify the challenges projects have faced in the pilot program and how to overcome those obstacles.The webinar is worth 1.5 CEU hours that can be applied to GBCI category Stakeholder Involvementin Innovation and is specific to LEED AP ND.Local NEO Chapter members $20 / Non - members $30Free parking. Light refreshments served. Advanced registration required on the Events page at www.neogreenbuilding.orgWhere communities are built, how communities are designed, and how they ultimately performhas tremendous impact on the environment and residents of a neighborhood. Smart Growth andNew Urbanism are two leading strategies for sustainable design that compliment green design in the new LEED for Neighborhood Development certification system. In this 100-level webinarsession, you will learn more about these two planning philosophies, and how can be implemented on the project level.Learning objectives: describe the basics of the LEED ND system and current development status the post-pilot rating system, analyze the principles of smart growth and new urbanism in shaping LEED ND, explain the appropriate locations for LEED ND projects within a region from urban to suburban to certain adjacent sites, learning strategies for identifying eligible parcels, and identify the challenges projects have faced in the pilot program and how to overcome those obstacles.The webinar is worth 1.5 CEU hours that can be applied to GBCI category Stakeholder Involvementin Innovation and is specific to LEED AP ND.Local NEO Chapter members $20 / Non - members $30Free parking. Light refreshments served. Advanced registration required on the Events page at www.neogreenbuilding.org

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