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LEED Certification Requirements & Standards

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:38
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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”?  Read more: LEED Certification Requirements & Standards »

LEED AP Certification - Do It All Online

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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.  Read more: LEED AP Certification - Do It All Online »

Getting a LEED AP Certification

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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.  Read more: Getting a LEED AP Certification »

Blower Door Testing With BPI and RESNET

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:39
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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 877-753-0853 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!  Read more: Blower Door Testing With BPI and RESNET »

How to Qualify for the NABCEP PV Exams

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:40
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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.  Read more: How to Qualify for the NABCEP PV Exams »

Investing Your Time: How to Get LEED Accredited

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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.  Read more: Investing Your Time: How to Get LEED Accredited »

RESNET Practical Simulation Exam Now Available

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:40
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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.  Read more: RESNET Practical Simulation Exam Now Available »

NABCEP Rebrands Entry Level Exam

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Fri, 2018-04-20 11:52
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In July 2015, NABCEP announced that it would be changing the name of its Entry Level Program to “NABCEP Associate Program.” Over the following year, very few details about the rebranding came out, so some wondered if the name change would, in fact, occur.  Read more: NABCEP Rebrands Entry Level Exam »

Solar Energy Training Courses: Live vs. Online

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:41
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We’re often asked whether we offer online solar energy training courses. We do – our Entry Level Solar PV Training and Solar Design & Sales Training are both self-paced online webinars. Students gain instant access to the online materials and can log in to participate any time 24/7 for a full year.  Read more: Solar Energy Training Courses: Live vs. Online »

Practicing Water Conservation at Home: An Interview With Joan Darvish-Rouhani

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Fri, 2018-04-20 12:48
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Everblue LEED Instructor Joan Darvish-Rouhani sat down with Speakman, a seller of premium shower and bath products, to discuss how and why consumers should practice water conservation at home. Here are the results of their interview.

If you'd like to learn more about water conservation in homes and buildings, you should consider our LEED training program. Visit our What is LEED? page for more information.  Read more: Practicing Water Conservation at Home: An Interview With Joan Darvish-Rouhani »