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Greening the Neighborhood: Accelerating Sustainability with LEED-ND

This course reviews options and resources for local governments to leverage LEED-ND by examining case studies of local experiences and results.

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Course Info

  • Duration 7 video lessons (52 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2014
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Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction (1 min)
  • 2. Leveraging Options for Local Governments (10 mins)
  • 3. Screening Plans and Codes for LEED-ND Barriers and Gaps (12 mins)
  • 4. Identifying LEED-ND Eligible Land (7 mins)
  • 5. Project Incentives (8 mins)
  • 6. Zoning for Green Neighborhoods (3 mins)
  • 7. Assessment Tools (8 mins)

Course Description

Local governments are leveraging the LEED for Neighborhood Development (LEED-ND) system to accomplish community goals beyond individual project certification. This course reviews options and resources for local governments to leverage LEED-ND by examining case studies of local experiences and results. Subjects covered include audit and building checklists, smart location prerequisite lists, floating and overlay zoning, green tape, and other assistance for projects pursuing sustainable development.

Learn these skills

  • Environmental Planning
  • Housing
  • Land Use
  • LEED
  • Pedestrian Planning
  • Resilience Planning
  • Sustainability
  • Urban Design
  • Walkability

AICP CM

This course is approved for .75 AICP CM credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1 SACPLAN CPD point.

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Eliot Allen

Eliot Allen

Eliot Allen, certified, LEED AP-ND, is an urban planner and Principal with Criterion Planners of Portland Oregon. Eliot has supervised certification reviews for over 200 neighborhoods worldwide.

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