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FALL 2015, CEM 162LD (88918)

Green Building and LEED

Instructor:

Michael Soik

LEED® Accredited Professional

BD+C, ID+C, O+M, Homes


Email: misoik@cabrillo.edu
Phone: PLEASE EMAIL
Office Hours: Thursdays, one half hour before and after class.

Class meets in Room WAT C108

Thursdays, 06:00PM - 09:05PM

09/03/2015 through 12/17/2015

Course Description: Introduces green building strategies and the LEED building rating system. Prepares for the LEED Green Associate Exam, a requirement for becoming a LEED Accredited Professional.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Investigate LEED rating system requirements for the construction, operation, maintenance, and life cycle of sustainable buildings.
  1. Critically assess the requirements for the construction, operation, maintenance, and life cycle of sustainable buildings.
  1. Compare and contrast LEED certified versus conventional construction and its impact on people and the environment.

Required: Reading. Memorizing. Coming to all class meetings on time and prepared. This is a class to prepare the student to take the LEED Green Associate exam. We will be taking several quizzes and exams throughout the entire semester.

Attendance and Punctuality are mandatory. Tardiness will have a negative impact on points earned for attendance.

There will be ten scheduled quizzes on material covered in class. NO makeup quizzes will be given.

There will be one class project/presentation.

There are three scheduled exams. NO makeup exams will be given except for a serious and compelling reason as defined by the College. A comprehensive final exam will be given during final exam week.

Extra credit will be given for writing single page critiques of current events pertaining to Sustainable Construction, USGBC, LEED, etc.  It can be based on articles, seminars, meetings, etc.  Critique should express your opinion and what you have learned.  It should not just be a summary of the article or event.  Each successful extra credit report will earn 5 points.  Extra credit opportunities are unlimited.

 

Grades are based on the following:
Attendance 15 @ 10 points 150
Quizzes 10 @ 10 points 100
Exams 2 @ 100 points 200
Project / Presentation 1 @ 100 points 100
Final 1 @ 200 points 200
Total     750

 

Grades are evaluated based on the following:
A 85 - 100% or 638 - 750 points
B 75 - 84% or 563 - 637 points
C 65 - 74% or 488 - 562 points
D 55 - 64% or 413 - 487 points

 

 

Course Reading Material:

  1. REQUIRED - Studio4 LEED v4 Green Associate Study Guide Second Edition, available in pdf download format only. Purchase at this web link: http://studio4llc.com/e-store/ - $34.95.
  2. REQUIRED - Additional reading material as shown in class schedule below- $0.00

 

 

CEM 162 LD – FALL 2015 SCHEDULE

 

 

Date

Topic

Reading (prior to class session)

CLASS 1

GREEN BUILDING BASICS Studio 4, Pages 1 - 26
SEPTEMBER 3
Green Buildings and Communities  
  USGBC Website  
  GBCI Website  
     
  Green Building - PPT  
  USGBC, GBCI, Green Associate, LEED AP - PPT  

 

Green Buildings - PPT  

CLASS 2

USGBC, GBCI, and LEED Studio 4, Pages 27 – 50, Pages 243 - 250
SEPTEMBER 10
LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE CREDENTIAL Preparte for the LEED Green Associate exam
LEED ACCREDITED PROFESSIONAL LEED BD+C Scorecard
   
LEED v4 - PPT  
   
   

 

QUIZ #1 ANSWERS  

CLASS 3

INTEGRATIVE PROCESS (IP) Studio 4, Pages 51 – 76, Pages 251 - 252
SEPTEMBER 17
Guest Speaker, Daniel Silvernail, AIA  
IPD, Silvernail PPT  
IP - PPT  
   
   
 

 

QUIZ #2 ANSWERS  

CLASS 4

LOCATION and TRANSPORTATION (LT) Studio 4, Pages 77 – 100, Pages 253 - 258
SEPTEMBER 24
  Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
Location & Transportation - PPT  
 
   
   
 

 

QUIZ #3 ANSWERS  
OCTOBER 7
Monterey Bay Branch, USGBC NCC meeting
EXTRA CREDIT
Attend meeting and report back to the class

 

CLASS 5

 

OCTOBER 1

 

CLASS 6

SUSTAINABLE SITES (SS) Studio 4, Pages 101 – 126, Pages 259 - 261
OCTOBER 8
  Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
Sustainable Sites - PPT  
   
   
   
   

 

QUIZ #4 ANSWERS

 

CLASS 7

WATER EFFICIENCY (WE) Studio 4, Pages 127 – 146, Pages 262 - 267
OCTOBER 15
  Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
Water Efficiency - PPT  
   
 
   
 

 

QUIZ #5 ANSWERS  

CLASS 8

ENERGY and ATMOSPHERE (EA) Studio 4, Pages 147 – 174, Pages 268 - 274
OCTOBER 22
  Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
Energy & Atmosphere - PPT  
   
   
   
 

 

QUIZ #6 ANSWERS  

CLASS 9

MATERIALS and RESOURCES (MR) Studio 4, Pages 175 – 196, Pages 275 - 283
OCTOBER 29
  Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
  Materials and Resources - PPT  
   
     
   
     

 

QUIZ #7 ANSWERS  
NOVEMBER 4
Monterey Bay Branch, USGBC NCC meeting
EXTRA CREDIT
Attend meeting and report back to the class

 

CLASS 10

 

NOVEMBER 5

 
CLASS 11
INDOOR ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY (EQ) Studio 4, Pages 197 – 218, Pages 284 - 290
NOVEMBER 12
  Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
Indoor Environmental Quality - PPT  
   
   
 
 
  QUIZ #8 ANSWERS  

CLASS 12

INNOVATION (IN) and Studio 4, Pages 231 - 242
NOVEMBER 19
REGIONAL PRIORITY (RP) Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
   
   
   
   
   

 

QUIZ #9 ANSWERS  

THANKSGIVING

HOLIDAY - NO CLASS
 

 NOVEMBER 26

 
DECEMBER 2
Monterey Bay Branch, USGBC NCC meeting
EXTRA CREDIT
Attend meeting and report back to the class

 

CLASS 13

Innovation/Regional Priority - PPT Studio 4, Pages 231 - 242
DECEMBER 3
LEED for HOMES - PPT Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
Homes Gudance document  
Homes Checklist  
Homes Checklist/work document  
GREEN ASSOCIATE CREDENTIAL EXAM  
   

 

 

 

CLASS 14

   
DECEMBER 10
REVIEW and FINAL EXAM PREP Additional Materials Posted on Class Website
   
Take Home Exam ANSWERS  
QUIZ #10 ANSWERS  
   
   

 

   

CLASS 15

FINAL EXAM ANSWERS

 
DECEMBER 17
 

 

 

 

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