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Opportunities Beyond BPI Building Analyst

Tue, 2016-11-15 12:09

Last Updated: 2017-11-14 3:40

The Building Performance Institute, or BPI, has been promoting the importance of home performance and energy efficiency since 1993. Part of the reason why BPI Certification (as a program) has seen so much success is because the knowledge appeals to professionals from a variety of backgrounds with a variety of motivations.

For more information about BPI Certification, visit our BPI Energy Auditor overview series.

ISSP Launches Sustainability Certification Exam

Thu, 2016-11-03 10:36

Last Updated: 2017-11-15 12:27

The International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) has opened the registration for its entry-level ISSP Sustainability Associate credential exam.

About ISSP Sustainability Associate Certification

Solar Job Fair in DC

Tue, 2016-11-01 11:53

On November 17, 2016, GRID Alternatives Mid-Atlantic and MDV-SEIA will be hosting a Solar Focus Job Fair during MDV-SEIA’s Solar Focus Conference at the Renaissances Hotel in Washington D.C. from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

If you'd like to begin a career in solar energy, visit our Introduction to Solar series.

What Builders Want From HERS Raters

Thu, 2016-09-15 09:17

Last Updated: 2017-08-31 03:48

Understanding builder expectations can improve communications between builders and HERS Raters, making it easier for both groups to work together and advance the common goal of "greener" homes. When builders need help delivering the energy-efficient, comfortable, and environmentally conscious homes customers and codes demand, they turn to HERS Raters.

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

Know the LEED Certification Requirements

Tue, 2016-09-13 09:38

Last Updated: 2017-09-05 02:54

To get LEED certified, you must follow a plan, a process, and adhere to the LEED certification requirements.

But first, what do you mean by “LEED Certification Requirements”?

LEED AP Certification - Do It All Online

Tue, 2016-09-06 11:34

Last Updated: 2018-02-20 08:53

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 11:13

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 09:24

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 13:55

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 11:49

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.

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