Ever wonder how sustainable codes, standards, and programs can work together? Aren't they competing with each other for their share of the building? This session will demonstrate how these sustainable designs and construction provisions work together. Attendees will identify how these are usable, enforceable, and adoptable by jurisdictions with their sustainability plans.
Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 1 hour in
Green Building Certificate Institute (GBCI)
Building Performance Institute (BPI) NonWholeHouse
American Institute of Architects - AIA (HSW)
Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)
Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP)
State Architect / Builder License may be applicable
Identify the components of the IgCC that work with the provisions found in the LEED program.
Identify how compliance with the NGBS demonstrates compliance with provisions of the IgCC.
Identify potential impacts of utilizing the different provisions for sustainable construction.
Identify the purpose and scope of these provisions.
Instructor: Hope Medina & Wes Sullens
Hope Medina likes to show her shade of green, and hopefully unveiling yours. She is an energy/green code consultant for Colorado Code Consulting, and a plans examiner for Cherry Hills Village, Colorado. Hope holds several ICC certifications that she utilizes as a plan analyst, inspector, and instructor.
Wes Sullens, LEED Fellow, is a Director in the LEED department of USGBC. Mr. Sullens works to align technical requirements from the USGBC’s LEED Rating System to green building codes, including the model International Green Construction Code/ASHRAE Standard 189.1. He also directs Materials and Resources activities for USGBC and manages the LEED Materials & Resources Technical Advisory Group.