Six Free Sustainability Webinars: Lunch and Learn Sessions by Leonardo Academy June 2 – July 7, 2015

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Six Free Sustainability Webinars: Lunch and Learn Sessions by Leonardo Academy June 2 – July 7, 2015

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Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 10:05am

MADISON, WI, May 21, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Leonardo Academy announced that it will provide a series of six free sustainability webinars, one per week from June 2 to July 7, 2015. The training sessions will be presented by Leonardo Academy staff members. Leonardo Academy is providing this free training to empower individuals, organizations and companies to advance sustainability.  Register by sending an email with your name and email address to:  Register Today!

Leonardo Academy is a non-profit organization with deep sustainability experience.  Leonardo Academy president Michael Arny was the chair of the USGBC committee that developed the LEED for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) rating system; Leonardo Academy managed the LEED-EB pilot for the USGBC and conducted all LEED-EB certification reviews for the USGBC from 2002 to October 2007.  Leonardo staff members continue to conduct LEED certification reviews to the present day, while also maintaining a robust LEED consulting practice.  Leonardo Academy is also an American National Standard Institute (ANSI) accredited standards developer. We have developed the American National Standard for Emissions Inventories, Reduction Credits and Offsets (LEO-5000) and the American National Standard for Sustainable Gaming (LEO-8000) . We are currently finishing the development of  national standards for Sustainable Agriculture (LEO-4000) and  Life-Cycle Assessment (LEO-SCS-002).

List of Webinar Sessions





What's New in LEED-EBOM v4


Noon-1:00 PM Central Time

1 Hour

Maintaining Building Performance:
How to be a Hero with LEED-EBOM


Noon-1:00 PM Central Time

1 Hour

LEED-EBOM Sustainable Food and Fiber Purchasing and the Draft National Sustainable Agriculture Standard (LEO-4000)


Noon-1:00 PM Central Time

1 Hour

Growing Native Vegetation with LEED: Onsite and Offsite Approaches for LEED v3 and LEED v4


Noon-12:30 PM Central Time

1/2 Hour

Leonardo Academy's Valley Ridge Nature Preserve and Sustainability Demonstration Site


Noon-12:30 PM Central Time


Emissions Strategy Development: Emissions Footprints, Reductions and Offsets for Buildings, Events, and Organizations and How You Can Make a Difference


Noon-1:00 PM Central Time

1 Hour


“Leonardo Academy is pleased to provide these training sessions to advance sustainability. Please contract Leonardo Academy if you have any questions about this sustainability training or if you are interested in support for sustainability strategy development, implementation, or ongoing performance,” said Michael Arny, President of Leonardo Academy.

About Leonardo Academy

Mission Statement
Leonardo Academy is a charitable 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing sustainability by leveraging innovative tools and information to motivate the competitive market. By utilizing an interdisciplinary approach to sustainability strategies, education, and implementation, we strive to make sustainability practical for everyone.

We develop integrative sustainability solutions designed to enhance the environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and economic prosperity of organizations, corporations, and individuals. We see a world filled with sustainable opportunities that can transform the way we live today and ensure the prosperity of future generations.

Join Our Work
Individuals, organizations, and companies are invited to join in Leonardo Academy’s work on advancing sustainability. There are three important ways to join in Leonardo Academy’s work:

  1. Request Leonardo Academy’s support for implementing your sustainability projects.
  2. Sign up as a volunteer to work on Leonardo Academy sustainability programs.
  3. Make charitable donations to support our sustainability programs. Online donations can be made at:

All of these actions help Leonardo Academy expand our impact on advancing sustainability.

Areas of Work: Sustainability, Sustainable Buildings, LEED implementation, certification and recertification, Organizational sustainability, Emissions inventories, reductions and offsets, Engine emissions reduction grants, Sustainable Agriculture, Sustainable events, Sustainability training, USEPA Energy Star, Standards.

For More Information about Leonardo Academy

Web:, Phone: 608-280-0255, Email:


Michael Arny
+1 (608) 280-0255
President, Leonardo Academy Inc.
Keywords: Education | Emissions Inventories | Engine emissions reduction grants | Events, Conferences & Webinars | LEED implementation | Leonardo Academy | Organizational sustainability | Standards | Sustainability Training | Sustainable buildings | USEPA Energy Star