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How to Register for the LEED Exam

Tue, 2015-11-03 11:33

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:06

Everblue specializes in providing intense short-course exam prep training for architects, engineers, and others in the construction industry. Our mission is provide you with all the knowledge and resources for passing your LEED exam on the first attempt. In doing so, we offer live and online courses, complete with practice questions and simulated exams.

Everblue Training LLC Named a Veteran Owned Small Business

Wed, 2015-10-28 09:13

Gains Exclusive Opportunity to Participate in Federal Government Contracts

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Center for Verification and Evaluation has verified Everblue Training LLC, a leading training provider for solar energy and green job skills, as a Veteran Owned Small Business and has added Everblue to its veteran business database.

How to Recertify Your LEED Credential

Thu, 2015-10-22 10:05

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:09

I was engaged in a live chat the other day with a prospective customer interested in earning LEED Green Associate, LEED AP BD+C, and LEED AP O+M. Admittedly, this trifecta is not a common goal that we encounter; most folks use LEED Green Associate as a stepping stone to one LEED AP Specialty credential, while others remain at the LEED Green Associate level. This particular live chat incited a variety of questions that we don’t often have to answer.

A Step Closer to ISSP Sustainability Certification

Tue, 2015-10-20 10:22

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

Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change

Wed, 2015-10-14 15:31

The first Democratic debate kicked off last night on CNN, and, as one might expect, the topic of climate change surfaced in a way we’ve never seen before.

LEED Credentials Help Pros Rise to the Top

Thu, 2015-10-08 15:19

A few months ago, we evaluated the 40 Under 40 award winners from Consulting-Specifying Engineer, a trade publication and website for professional engineers who design mechanical, electrical, electronic, and related systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional projects. Our analysis showed that 62.5% of the honorees held a LEED AP BD+C or a LEED AP credential.

Say Goodbye to Climate Change Skeptics

Wed, 2015-09-30 10:24

The Associated Press (AP) recently announced an update to its AP Stylebook regarding climate change skeptics. The AP Stylebook is a standard reference guide for journalists, meant to ensure consistency in word choice, usage, and spelling in all editorial work. With more and more news centered on climate change, it became necessary for the AP staff to review its existing listing about climate change and confirm that the guidance accurately reflects the current public opinion and tone on the subject.

New LEED Rebates for KY Commercial Buildings

Wed, 2015-09-16 11:03

(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -­‐ U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Kentucky announced on 9/15 that Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) now offer rebates from $2,000 to $10,000 for commercial buildings achieving a LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, certification.

How to Earn a Solar Certification (Visual)

Tue, 2015-09-15 10:13

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:12

We see a lot of job-changers entering the clean energy workforce who want to become solar panel installers but don't know where to begin. In a growing and thriving industry like this, there are a number of entry points that you can consider. One of those is NABCEP Certification.

Top 10 States for Solar Energy

Thu, 2015-09-10 10:09

Last Updated: 2017-06-26 12:33

In-depth research from the Frontier Group was released last week regarding the top states that helped drive America’s solar energy boom in 2014. The report, which is the third annual of its kind, analyzes the policies in each of the top states and explains why these programs helped to grow the solar energy industry.

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