Architectural/ Operational Match-Up: LEED NC/ EBOM Platinum

The Great Architectural/Operational Match-Up: LEED NC/EBOM Platinum

Explore ongoing building strategies in support of a LEED v4 for Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance certification.


Congratulations—your building has achieved a LEED certification! So, what’s next? How can you ensure the architectural features lead to seamless, eco-friendly operations?

During this course, you’ll:

• Participate in interactive assessments of real-world building strategies.

• Evaluate which building achievements are established by physical architectural characteristics and which result from more flexible operational decisions.

• Reflect on how architectural and operational decisions relate to the AIA 2030 COTE Commitment.

• Learn how new technologies and renovation cycles impact the sustainability of design operations.

Learning objectives

  • Make A-E decisions that lead to sustainable operations.

  • Chart a course for transitioning a building into its sustainable operation with an owner or operator.

  • Support a project’s transition from LEED-NC to EB:OM, and to future LEED-EB O+M recertifications.

  • Assist an owner or operator with sustainable operations and create programmatic goals for a building’s entire life with sustainable design, construction, operation, and renovations.
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 $40  non-member
 $25  member
1.00 LU
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  • Dagmar B. Epsten

    Dagmar B. Epsten

    FAIA, LEED Fellow, LFA

    President and CEO, PlanAPlanet LLC

    Managing Partner, Epsten Properties LLC

    Founder, Epsten Group, Inc. (President and CEO 1991-2016)

    Dagmar B. Epsten, FAIA, LEED Fellow, Living Future Accredited (LFA) Professional, USGBC-LEED-WELL...
  • Carmen R. Evans, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, O+M

    Carmen R. Evans


    Project Manager/Senior LEED Specialist, Epsten Group, Inc.

    Carmen R. Evans, AIA, LEED AP BD+C, O+M, is a Project Manager and LEED Consultant for The Epsten...