Mastering FSC-Certified Wood in Green Building

Through this course, you will learn why FSC products are important, how they integrate with broader green building standards, and how to find the products you’re looking for.

Learning Objectives: 

1. Explain why Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified wood is key to green building, and why building professionals play an important role in promoting good forest management and conservation in North America and beyond
2. Describe the fundamentals of a leading forest certification system with benefits for LEED certification
3. Discuss the new rules for how FSC-certified wood works in the LEED green building rating system, clarify the differences between LEED 2009 standards and LEED v4 as it relates to FSC, and understand how FSC is credited in other leadership green building programs in North America
4. Identify the tools, strategies and resources that green building professionals can use to encourage market transformation to sustainability of the forest products industry

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1 GBCI General Hour for LEED Professionals
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10 Multiple Choice and True/False Questions
A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion