LEED Training

These blog posts discuss tips and advice for those pursuing LEED Accreditation.

4 Trends in LEED Training

Tue, 2016-01-05 13:00

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 01:52

LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design and represents a labeling system that honors and differentiates energy-efficient buildings. Although the LEED green building certification system has been in existence since March 2000, knowledge and training for architects and engineers didn’t really hit the market until the late 2000s.

LEED AP Training Paid for by Delmarva Power

Thu, 2015-05-14 09:46

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 02:56

The Pepco C&I Energy Savings Program was created to help building owners improve efficiencies and reduce long-term energy costs and operating expenses. Pepco recognizes the value in improving operations and maintenance practices as a means of improving the energy efficiency of a building. The Pepco C&I Energy Savings Program includes several cash incentives for existing building projects, small businesses, new construction and major renovation projects, and combined heat and power projects.

What Happens After LEED Training

Tue, 2015-03-10 09:24

Last Updated: 2017-04-20 03:08

If you’re reading this post, that means you’ve completed a LEED exam prep course from an approved USGBC Education Partner like Everblue. Now, you may be wondering, what do I do next?

Paying for Your LEED Exam

What is LEED Exam Prep?

Thu, 2015-02-26 10:51

Remember when you were in high school, and you were expected to take the SAT exam? Some students prepared for this difficult exam by reading an SAT prep book. Others participated in a live SAT prep class.

10 Tips for Choosing a LEED Trainer

Thu, 2015-01-22 12:29

In 1998, the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) created the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system to provide a benchmark for the design, construction, and operations of high-performance green buildings. From 1998 to 2008, LEED gained acceptance and respect among the building and construction industry, resulting in more and more professionals seeking LEED Accreditation.

LEED: A Tool For Sustainability Officers

Tue, 2012-09-11 11:30

Chief Environmental Commitment Officer, Chief Green Officer, Chief Sustainability Officer, and Environment Coordinator. Whatever the title, executives charged with greening operations and products are a growing sector of the green economy. The increased emergence of these titles reflects sustainability’s growth as a profession, as well as a core business strategy.

LEED Training Advice

Wed, 2011-10-05 11:15

Nowadays, almost everyone in the construction industry has heard of LEED. What is interesting is that over time, the perspective of the USGBC’s LEED rating systems has changed, and the students requiring LEED training are changing as well. Four years ago, LEED was still largely unknown and considered and an up-and-coming standard. Today, LEED is about 25% of all new construction (what’s left of new construction anyway). What does this mean for you if you are considering pursuing LEED Green Associate or LEED AP?

LEED Training for Residential Contractors

Thu, 2011-09-01 12:37

Here at Everblue, we train thousands of residential contractors annually. Our most popular residential program is the BPI Building Analyst program (which is the national Energy Auditor standard). Frequently, I get asked about becoming a Green Rater, or more likely, “What do I have to do to become LEED Certified?” Usually, this is immediately followed by the question, “Do you think it’s worth it for me to become LEED Certified?”

Top 10 Reasons to Take a LEED Class

Thu, 2009-09-24 01:52

Save yourself the trouble and time of tackling LEED exam preparation on your own and take advantage of the benefits of a LEED course. Here are the top ten reasons to sign up today!

Yet More Course Dates, Locations and Formats

Thu, 2009-09-24 01:34

As part of our mission to provide you with success and an unparalleled education experience, we continue to add course dates, locations, and formats.  What does this mean for your?  New locations that are more accessible to a wider range of people and more LEED AP+ Specialty courses. In some locations, such as Dallas, Las Vegas and Seattle, we offer one-day Intensive Green Associate courses on Saturdays, in order to accommodate those that cannot break away from work during the week.