LEED for Plumbing v3 to v4

2014 Webinar Series
LEED For Plumbing v3 to v4
Original Air Date: March 12, 2014

Earn Continuing Education Credits: This one-hour webinars provides 0.1 CEU or 1.0 PDH.


Whether you are new to LEED or are a seasoned pro there is something for everyone in this presentation.  We will focus on the areas in LEED for New Construction that impact plumbing design and construction.  In this session we will discuss:

  • How to calculate Water Efficiency (WE) and other related credits
  • Tips on filling out the LEED on line templates
  • Examples of required supplemental documentation
  • Examples of Regional credit calculations
  • Things to consider when designing for LEED
  • Ways to achieve water related Innovation and Design (ID) credits
  • Changes in upcoming LEED v 4.0


In addition to focusing on LEED for New Construction we will also touch a little on credit differences in LEED for Healthcare, and LEED for Commercial Interiors.  You will gain an overall understanding of plumbing related calculations required for LEED certification.



About the Presenter: Sarah Balz, PE, CPD, LEED AP

Sarah Balz, PE, CPD, LEED AP, is a Piping/Plumbing Engineer with Affiliated Engineers Inc., a global engineering consulting firm, where she has been since earning a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering from the Milwaukee School of Engineering in 1996. She is responsible for the design of large-scale, technically complex building projects for government, higher education, and pharmaceutical/biotech clients. A member of AEI’s Water Stewardship team, Sarah is in a constant forward motion, researching and proposing new and unique solutions to energy and water conservation for her clients’ projects. She has contributed to a number of LEED projects, including the King Abdullah University of Science and Technologythe world’s largest collection of LEED Platinum buildingsthe LEED Platinum Advanced Energy Research and Technology Center at Stony Brook University in New York, the LEED Gold Silverman Hall for Molecular Therapeutics and Diagnostics at Northwestern University, and the LEED Gold Biorenewables Complex at Iowa State University. Sarah is an active member of ASPE, holding office leadership positions including her past chapter presidency role, and contributing to the ASPE Plumbing Engineering Design Handbook.




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