LEED Accreditation

These blogs relate to the pursuit of a LEED Green Associate or LEED AP with Specialty credential.

How to Become a LEED AP

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:49
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What’s funny about our service – sustainability training – is that we’re selling an intangible product (education). In other retail situations, a customer goes in looking for shoes – blue or green. It’s pretty straightforward. For us, gaining a prospective customer’s loyalty begins long before the sale actually occurs. With our LEED AP training and LEED exam prep, in particular, we begin the education weeks and months in advance.

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Registering for the LEED Exam: What You Need to Know

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Fri, 2018-04-20 13:02
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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.  Read more: Registering for the LEED Exam: What You Need to Know »

LEED Credential Maintenance Program

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:50
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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.  Read more: LEED Credential Maintenance Program »

LEED Credentials Help Pros Rise to the Top

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Fri, 2018-04-20 11:43
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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.  Read more: LEED Credentials Help Pros Rise to the Top »

Cheat Sheet for Getting Started With LEED

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:54
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Sustainability is fast becoming the norm. Once a quality coveted solely by tree-hugging environmentalists, sustainability has now transcended this cliché and illustrated its impact across all industries and professionals. One of the most widespread representations of sustainability is LEED.  Read more: Cheat Sheet for Getting Started With LEED »

LEED Professionals Top Engineering Awards

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Fri, 2018-04-20 11:38
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer announced its list of 40 Under 40 award winners last week. Consulting-Specifying Engineer is a trade publication and website for professional engineers who design mechanical, electrical, electronic, and related systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional projects.

5 Secrets for Passing the LEED Exam

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Thu, 2017-11-09 15:43
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We love hearing from our students and getting feedback about their LEED exams. We recently heard from a student from our Boston LEED training class.

She sent a note to our instructor, Joan Darvish-Rouhani, that she passed the LEED Green Associate exam with a score of 190 (out of 200!). She also supplied some tips for her classmates to help them avoid the often-seen procrastination stage. We wanted to share these words of wisdom with you all…  Read more: 5 Secrets for Passing the LEED Exam »

Want to Become a LEED AP?

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:56
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Many moons ago, when LEED credentials were first established for green building professionals, there was a designation called LEED AP. It stood for LEED Accredited Professional. Things were simple back then. If you wanted to pursue a LEED credential, you became a LEED AP.

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Getting Started With LEED

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Fri, 2018-04-20 13:37
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We commonly hear from professionals that they’re not sure where to get started with LEED. Here’s hoping that we can provide some clarity on what it takes to earn a LEED credential, from the accreditation process to the financial commitment.  Read more: Getting Started With LEED »

Earn Your LEED Credential Within 1 Month

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Tue, 2014-09-23 09:12
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Are you having difficulty focusing your study efforts? This is not uncommon. Preparing for your LEED exam may seem like a daunting activity. In all likelihood, many of these terms and concepts will be brand new to you. It might seem like information overload. Thankfully, there is a straightforward way of getting through this…and doing so within one month.  Read more: Earn Your LEED Credential Within 1 Month »