Best of GreenBuild Series Webcast -- Next Generation of Certification: LEED v4, WELL, SITES, PEER & GRESB

  • Wednesday, January 13, 2016
  • 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  • Auld & White Constructors, 4168 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216
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  • This monthly free Best of GreenBuild webcast series is available to members only. It enables members to get ALL of their LEED AP CEU's by attending each webcast.
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Next Generation of Certification: LEED v4, WELL, SITES, PEER & GRESB

Best of Greenbuild Webcast Series

1 hour of LEED Specific BD+C, ID+C, O+M, ND & Homes

1 AIA LU/HSW Credit Hour 

(This is a self-reporting series.  You will receive a certificate of attendance yet you need to self-report your own continuing education credits to GBCI, AIA, etc.)

If you missed 2015 GreenBuild, now is your chance to see some of the top-notch sessions that were recorded.

The Next Generation of Certification session will include an overview of key certification statistics, a description of comprehensive program improvements and the development of innovative certification solutions that are focused on value-add direct engagement with project teams. This update will also include a description of new program certifications that are now part of GBCI’s certification repertoire, including the WELL Building Standard, Sustainable SITES, PEER and GRESB and include a preview of new certification options for LEED project teams. If you are unable to attend this session, please visit the GBCI Certification Work Zone where you can discuss your projects and interact face-to-face with our LEED, PEER and SITES review staff and WELL Assessors.

Learning Objectives:

Provide an overview of key certification metrics and milestones and describe the impact of new certification programs as well as access resources to increase your personal knowledge and raise public awareness of the benefits of green certifications

Understand LEED v4, the WELL Building Standard, SITES, PEER, and GRESB and their organizational relationship with GBCI

Explain how new certification solutions are positioned meet specific market needs and to provide a personalized LEED certification experience

Understand the technical synergies between LEED v4, the WELL Building Standard, SITES, PEER, and GRESB

Learning LevelLevel 300 - Application/Implementation


Presenter: Sarah AlexanderVice President, LEED Certification at Green Business Certification Inc., Washington, D.C. 

As Vice President of Certification Sarah is responsible for the oversight and management of the Green Business Certification Inc.’s (GBCI) global certification activities for delivering certifications for the entire suite of LEED rating systems, the WELL Building Standard, Sustainable SITES, EDGE and PEER rating systems. During her tenure at GBCI Sarah took a leadership role in the recruitment, training and development of a dynamic team of technical experts including industry leaders in the fields of architecture, engineering, urban planning and sustainable design to develop an internal center of technical excellence. Under Sarah’s leadership GBCI has issued ten times the number of LEED certifications than were issued in the nine years prior to GBCI’s involvement, while at the same time improving the timeliness, technical accuracy, consistency and overall quality of the certification work product. Prior to joining USGBC in 2008, Sarah worked in a small architectural practice with a focus on low-income housing in Washington DC. Her professional career began in the United Kingdom where she worked for six years as an exploration geologist and geophysicist. Sarah holds Bachelor of Science degrees (Honors) in both Geology and Architecture.


  • FREE to all current members of any USGBC Florida Chapter/Region/Branch
  • $25 for non-members


This session is approved for 1 hour of LEED Specific BD+C, ID+C, O+M, ND and Homes GBCI hours.  It is also approved for 1 AIA LU/HSW credit.

In-Person Location (Coffee, Bagels, & Networking): Auld & White Constructors, 4168 Southpoint Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32216

GoToWebinar: Please RSVP online by 5:00 PM the day before the webcast. You will receive a separate email by midnight the same day from GoToWebinar in addition to your confirmation email with the GoToWebinar login information.

Special Thanks to Our Venue Host 

Please contact Eric Hickox, LEED AP BD+C with any questions BEFORE the webcast at  For technical questions or questions DURING the webcast, email or text Sarah Boren at or 904-535-0055.

Sponsorship is available at $100/webcast or $500/series. Please contact Kim Jowers at if you are interested in sponsoring this event or whole series for the year. 

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