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Fundamentals of LEED®

Session Type: Pre-Convention Workshops
Track Number: PW-8
Location: WSCTC
Room: 603
Speaker: Erica Paul, LEED AP, Rosendin ElectricPresenter: Erica Paul, LEED AP, Rosendin Electric

Date: Saturday, September 12, 2009
Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM


This ½ day seminar is designed to provide you with an intermediate level of LEED® knowledge in understanding the LEED® history background, understanding of the various LEED® tracks, the certification process and an overview of the LEED® exam process. This class is designed to facilitate and understanding of what LEED is about, and why Building Green is important in the Electrical Industry, how it will benefit you, your employer, and the environment. At the end of the class you will be prepared, confident, and ready to discuss what is LEED® as well as outline a path in becoming a LEED® Accredited Professional.

What is LEED®

What is LEED® Certification and Accreditation

How do I prepare and become LEED® Accredited

An overview of the LEED® track rating systems

What LEED 2009 is.

Speaker Bio:

Ronnie Fong, P.E., LEED AP

Ron. Fong is a USGBC LEED® Accredited Professional and a registered Professional Engineer in California. He has represented the interests of the “owner” at the Federal, Regional and Local government levels for over 30 years in the construction, design and planning of public facilities with an emphasis on efficiency, effectiveness, sustainability and practicality. His experience includes a wide range of project types including airport and harbor facilities, commercial retail and tenant spaces, cultural arts and performance centers, police and fire stations, office and city hall buildings, senior and community centers, historical facilities, jails, tenant improvements and renovations, as well as energy improvement and seismic retrofit projects.

Mr. Fong’s portfolio also includes guiding public policy on landslides, earthquakes and sustainability. He is the author of the City of Fremont’s Green Building Policy and has earned the City of Fremont numerous grants and rebates for energy efficiency resulting in savings of over $1 million in operating costs.

Ron is a graduate of the University of California Berkeley and currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Silicon Valley Branch of the US Green Building Council Northern California Chapter. Mr. Fong is one of the founders of the Silicon Valley Branch of the USGBC, a member of American Society of Civil Engineers, Build It Green, National Society of Professional Engineers and resides in the San Francisco Bay Area where he is an active community volunteer.

Please note that every state handles licensure and continuing education credits differently. To avoid confusion, NECA strongly recommends you check with your state authority whether they will grant these CEUs for management education programs held at NECA 2009 Seattle.

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