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LEED AP Certification - Do It All Online

Tue, 2016-09-06 10:34

Last Updated: 2017-09-01 02:53

A growing trend in the last 10 years across all education sectors is the ability to participate in online learning. You commonly see this with colleges and universities offering online MBA programs, but this trend also applies to vocational training like the kind that Everblue offers.

BPI Healthy Home Evaluator Pilot Closes Sept. 9

Thu, 2016-09-01 10:13

The Building Performance Institute, Inc. (BPI) will complete the Healthy Home Evaluator (HHE) pilot on Friday, September 9, 2016 at midnight EST.

BPI Building Analysts (BA), Energy Auditors (EA) and Quality Control Inspectors (QCI) in good standing are eligible to sit for the HHE pilot exam.

The New USGBC Florida Chapter

Tue, 2016-08-30 08:24

Last Updated: 2017-09-05 02:51

We're happy to congratulate our LEED training partners in Florida on the newly merged USGBC Florida Chapter! You can visit our friends at their new website here: www.usgbcflorida.org.

If you're looking for information about LEED, visit our LEED Certification overview series.

Online Solar Training & Beyond

Thu, 2016-08-25 12:55

Last Updated: 2017-04-19 09:36

We recently wrote about how Everblue offers live and online solar energy training courses. Specifically, the live training is our 5-day advanced solar panel installation training. We talked a lot about the benefits of hands-on solar installation training, but what about those who are new to solar and want to learn the basic principles?

If you're looking to learn more about solar energy, visit our Introduction to Solar series.

Getting a LEED AP Certification

Tue, 2016-08-23 10:49

Last Updated: 2017-09-01 01:16

From Monday to Friday, Everblue has representatives available to live chat with website visitors and answer questions about the programs that we offer. We commonly hear that individuals want to pursue a LEED AP Certification.

This should not be a strange or noteworthy inquiry, since Everblue does, in fact, offer LEED AP Exam Prep. The strange part is that many who desire this credential don’t realize that there is a prerequisite: LEED Green Associate.

Blower Door Testing With BPI and RESNET

Thu, 2016-08-18 08:02

Last Updated: 2017-09-05 02:49

More and more professionals in the home performance industry – HVAC, insulation, general contractors – are being asked to expand their skill sets and offer blower door tests. Why is this?

If you already know whether a BPI or RESNET certification fits your needs, give us a call at 800-460-2575 and we'll talk you through training options in your area.

If you're still trying to see how you can meet this demand, keep reading!

How to Qualify for the NABCEP PV Exams

Tue, 2016-08-16 09:38

Last Updated: 2017-04-19 12:35

Professionals interested in earning a solar PV designation from the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) have several options for testing.

If you'd like to have a career in solar energy, start with our Introduction to Solar series. Then you can work toward these nationally recognized solar certification exams.

Timeline for ISSP Certification

Thu, 2016-08-11 08:38

Update (10/4/16): ISSP Exam Prep is now available! Click here to get started.

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) hosted an info session on Tuesday afternoon regarding its new professional sustainability certification program.

How Long Does It Take to Get LEED Certified?

Tue, 2016-08-09 11:20

Last Updated: 2017-03-21 11:36

The reasons why sustainability practitioners earn LEED credentials vary depending on their professional goals. The most common goals include:

  • Qualifying for a project that requires LEED knowledge
  • Increasing marketability and getting a new job
  • Demonstrating expertise and getting a promotion or raise

Because of these goals, candidates will seek the fastest path to LEED Certification.

RESNET Practical Simulation Exam Now Available

Thu, 2016-08-04 09:24

Last Updated: 2017-09-05 10:56

HERS Rater candidates now have one more exam to pass if they want to become a certified HERS Rater.

For more information on what RESNET HERS Raters are, visit our RESNET HERS Rater overview series.