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Eco-Building, Sustainability, EcoDesign, & LEED Green Associate Training

*Join for 2 days in Baskinta!*

Learn about Eco-Building, BREEAM & LEED, and more...
with a site visit of The Lifehaus & a walk on the LMT


This innovative course, suitable for all levels, has been designed to give architects, engineers, developers, or any other construction professional a complete and methodical understanding of sustainable development in design and construction

Topics will cover:
- Sustainable Construction
- Green Building Certifications (LEED & BREEAM)
- NEEREA & LEA Loans
- Bio-climatic Design in warm / hot countries
- Choice of Materials & Waste Management
- Energy-Efficiency, Lighting, HVAC, Thermal Modelling, Renewable Energies
- Sustainable Sites, Ecology & Land-use
- Water Conservation
- Case Studies from certified projects in Lebanon
- EcoDesign & the Circular Economy

A separate session will be given at the Beirut Digital District for those wishing to undertake the LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation.


The Program:
Thursday June 13th, 2019
5:30pm: Departure from Beirut (car sharing)
6:45pm: Arrival to Baskinta; welcome drinks & distribution of rooms
7:15pm: Seminar 1: Move towards Sustainability & Green Construction
8:15pm: Dinner
9:30pm: Projection of an environmental documentary (TBC) - Optional

Friday June 14th, 2019
8:30am: Breakfast
9:30am: Seminar 2: Introduction to Green Building Certifications & Overview of Financial Loans
10:30am: Seminar 3: Bio-climatic Design in warm / hot countries– Part I
11:30am: Coffee Break
12:00pm: Seminar 3: Bio-climatic Design in warm / hot countries – Part II
1:00pm: Lunch & Free time
2:30pm: Seminar 4: Choice of Materials & Waste Management
3:45pm: Coffee Break
4:00pm: Seminar 5: Introduction to Water Conservation
5:00pm: Visit of The LifeHaus, an eco-friendly, low-cost, self-sufficient house
7:30pm: Casa Batroun Case Study (achieved BREEAM Excellent certification)
8:30pm: Dinner

Saturday June 15th, 2019
8:15am: Breakfast
9:15am: Seminar 6: Energy-Efficiency; Lighting & HVAC;
Thermal Modeling Case Study
10:30am: Seminar 7: Introduction to Renewable Energies
11:35am: Coffee Break
11:50am: Seminar 8: Sustainable Sites, Ecology & Land-use
12:50pm: Seminar 9: Case Studies: IC Elementary School & M1 Headquarters (achieved respectively the LEED Gold & Platinum certificates)
1:30pm: A walk on the Lebanon Mountain Trail / Baskinta Literary Trail & Lunch
3:30pm: Seminar 10: Introduction to the Circular Economy & EcoDesign
4:30pm: Coffee Break followed by Interactive Sustainability & EcoDesign Games!
6:00pm: Back to Beirut

A separate session will be given at the Beirut Digital District for those wishing to undertake the LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation.
Tuesday June 18th, 2019
5:30pm - 8:30pm: SEMINAR 11: LEED GA Exam Preparation Session (overview of LEED GA exam structure, hints on what to pay attention at, sample exam questions, online resources useful to prepare the exam andLEED Green Associate Mock Exam)


CPD Certificates:
An individualized Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Certificate will be issued by EcoConsulting for all seminar sessions attended.
Certificates of attendance can also contribute to the LEED GA or LEED AP Credentials Maintenance Program (CMP), or to demonstrate eligibility in order to register for the LEED GA exam.

Price per Person:
- Training in Baskinta: $550**
- Training in Baskinta + LEED GA Exam Preparation Session: $600**
- Student Fee: $350****
- Student Fee+ LEED GA Exam Preparation Session: $380****
- Additional Fee for Single Occupancy Room (Optional): $50**
* Including VAT @11%
** Price based on a Double-Room Occupancy, includes accommodation, dinner, breakfast, and lunch
***10% discount available for collective booking of 3 or more people
**** Student places are limited to 6 and accepted on a first come first served basis upon reception of payment

To book or for more information, please contact EcoConsulting (Lebanon) at 01–971266 or info@ecoconsulting.net