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Text Box: Part 1:
Introduction to LEED and the General Contractor’s Role in LEED NCv2009
April Ambrose, LEED AP BD+C Territory Manager


Thursday, October 09, 2014
Racquet Club at 5111 Sanderlin Ave
5:30p social, 6:00 dinner, 7:00 program 

What is LEED anyway?  This course offers an introduction to USGBC, basics of LEED certification and LEED accreditation, the motivation of clients to pursue it, and the benefits to buildings, occupants, and the environment.  The General Contractor’s role in LEED projects will be explored by reviewing construction phase prerequisites and credits and associated materials and policies. 

Learning Objectives:

Describe the relationship between GBCI and USGBC, and compare their responsibilities and roles

Define LEED and explain the various LEED rating systems and credentials

List construction-phase credits and prerequisites and their associated goals

Understand the motivation of clients to pursue LEED certification



Part 2:
Documentation and Cost Impacts of LEEDNCv2009 Construction Materials Credits


Thursday, November 13, 2014
Racquet Club at 5111 Sanderlin Ave
5:30p social, 6:00 dinner, 7:00 program 


How does LEED impact building materials? This course will dive further into LEED’s construction material credits including requirements, calculations, documentation, submittals, and job-site implementation.  Product cost impacts, specification guidance, and subcontractor documentation will be explored including using an integrated team, multiple attribute materials, LEED process and timing, and upcoming LEED versions.  Pre-construction teams will learn how the design and specifications affect the general contractor and sub-contractor’s LEED credit costs and responsibilities.

Learning Objectives:

Relate the importance and responsibilities of an integrated team in LEED projects

Describe the impacts of LEED on material and labor costs

Understand submittal requirements and documentation for construction-phase materials credits

Recognize successful LEED construction materials strategies and measurements for achieving goals
 
Add to Calendar 10-09-2014 17:30 10-09-2014 20:00 11 CSI Memphis | Part 1: Introduction to LEED and the General Contractor’s Role in LEED NCv2009 Presented By April Ambrose, LEED AP BD+C Territory Manager | Viridian 5111 Sanderlin Ave Memphis, TN 38111 Mike Zielinski mzielinski@lrk.com
Add to Calendar 11-13-2014 17:30 11-13-2014 20:00 11 CSI Memphis | Part 2: Documentation and Cost Impacts of LEEDNCv2009 Construction Materials Credits Presented By April Ambrose, LEED AP BD+C Territory Manager | Viridian 5111 Sanderlin Ave Memphis, TN 38111 Mike Zielinski mzielinski@lrk.com
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April Ambrose, LEED AP BD+C

Territory Manager

 

VIRIDIAN Sustainable Building Consulting

3478 Winhoma Drive, Memphis, TN 38118

o: 901.433.0007 | c: 501.733.9996

 

April Ambrose is a Territory Manager expanding the Viridian market from Arkansas into Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama. She is a LEED Accredited Professional in Building Design and Construction and has been involved with the design and implementation of over 100 LEED Projects. April holds a BA in Environmental Education from Hendrix College and is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture LeadAR Class 13 and a member of Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXIX. In addition to her role at Viridian, April has presented to, served on, or consulted for numerous sustainability boards, committees, and organizations across Arkansas.

 

 

April Ambrose is a Territory Manager for Viridian, an independent building consulting firm based in Little Rock. As the first employee of Viridian in 2007, she has been key in the successful growth of Viridian which has grown from two to more than 20 employees with offices in Little Rock, Dallas, Memphis, and Fayetteville. April is currently expanding the Viridian market in the areas of Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama, providing project specific expertise for LEED and sustainability consulting projects with design and construction project teams, development of sustainability related continuing education presentations, and much more. Before expanding geographically, she led the Sustainability Consulting department at Viridian during which time she was involved with the design and implementation of over 100 LEED projects in nearly all of the different LEED rating systems spanning 4 different versions.

 

April received her BA in a self-designed Environmental Education major from Hendrix College in Conway, Arkansas which includes an Arkansas high school teaching certificate. April is a graduate of the University of Arkansas, Division of Agriculture LeadAR Class 13. LeadAR is a two-year program dedicated to the education of Arkansas’ emerging leaders on the economic and social changes affecting the state. In October 2013, she was inducted into Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXIX. LGLR is a prestigious nine-month Chamber of Commerce program that has graduated over 1,300 community leaders. April is the first Chair of the educational non-profit Elevate, was the first Chair of the Little Rock Sustainability Commission, and the founder of Arkansas Earth Day Foundation. April has volunteered locally and nationally for the USGBC for the Advocacy Committee, v4 chapter presenter and liaison, Green School Mentor, frequent guest speaker for many states’ chapter events, emerging professionals, LEED development, Southeast Regional Council, and in 2014 was named Central Arkansas Member of the Year.

 

She has also served as a Representative/Board Member for the following: BOMA GLR Education, Outreach, and Finance Committees, Arkansas Climate Awareness Project, Arkansas Environmental Education Association, Arkansas Earth Institute, Earth Ministry, Natural Foods Store, and Earth Charter. She received the 2011 Outstanding Young Alumna Award from the Hendrix College Alumni Association, 40 under 40 Arkansas Business Leaders to Watch, USGBC Central Arkansas Outstanding Member, nominated as Conservationist of the Year by the Arkansas Sierra Club, awarded 2011 Eco-Hero for “Arkansas Green Guide” from Arkansas Business Publishing Group, BOMA Greater Little Rock “Kermit Award” for making it easy to be green, “Ecofriendly April Ambrose: Green Girl” a two full page feature in iCon Magazine’s Volume 1 Issue 2, a full page feature in Natural Awakenings, an article in EarthLight Magazine, featured on P. Allen Smith’s Gardening Show numerous times, and Inviting Arkansas’ “In the LEED” a UALR and Viridian two full page feature.

 

April has participated in, presented to, and consulted for many sustainability and greening projects including, but not limited to: National Women’s Leadership Summit, Global Reporting Initiative’s Sustainability Conference, Associated Builders & Contractors, BOMA GLR’s Spring Education Day, American Institute of Architects, American Society of Interior Designers, International Interior Design Association, LeadAR, ASHRAE, Engineers Club of Memphis, Arkansas Municipal League, Pulaski County Democratic Committee, Arkansas Business Publishing Group’s Green Guide, U.S. Green Building Council’s Sustainable Arkansas, Little Rock Sustainability Summit, Little Rock Racial & Cultural Diversity Commission and National Guard Women’s Speaker Series, Arkansas Festival Association Conference, USGBC Arkansas Chapter, USGBC Louisiana Chapter, USGBC Memphis Chapter, Rotary Clubs, Kiwanis Clubs, and many local colleges/universities, environmental groups, and media outlets.

 

April loves canoeing/kayaking, hiking, camping, dancing, yoga, live Music, rocks, native plants, art, local food, popcorn, festivals, community, and Arkansas.