GreenCE, Inc. - Intro GFS06A
Mastering FSC-Certified Wood in Green Building
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

FSC is an independent, non-profit organization that protects forests for future generations. We are an open, membership-led organization that sets standards under which forests and companies are certified. Our membership consists of three equally weighted chambers -- environmental, economic, and social -- to ensure the balance and the highest level of integrity. FSC US is based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and operates as a National Office of FSC International, which is based in Bonn, Germany.
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Course Details
AIA Course number: GFS06A
GBCI Course ID: 910000369
Credits: 1 AIA HSW CE Hour
GBCI CE Hour for LEED Professionals
GBCI Reporting
Activity Format: GBCI-approved education
GBCI CE Category: Acquistions, Installation and Management of Project Materials
Credit applies to: Organizations
Computer requirements: Flash
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Quiz Details
Number of questions: 10
Format: Multiple Choice and True/False
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Note: A score of 80% or higher is required to receive a certificate of completion.
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