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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 »

Everblue Training LLC Named a Veteran Owned Small Business

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Thu, 2017-11-09 15:30
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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.  Read more: Everblue Training LLC Named a Veteran Owned Small Business »

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 »

A Step Closer to ISSP Sustainability Certification

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Fri, 2018-04-20 11:10
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Update (10/4/16): ISSP Exam Prep is now available! Click here to get started.  Read more: A Step Closer to ISSP Sustainability Certification »

Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change

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Fri, 2018-04-20 11:44
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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.  Read more: Where the 2016 Presidential Candidates Stand on Climate Change »

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 »

Say Goodbye to Climate Change Skeptics

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Thu, 2017-11-09 15:32
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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.  Read more: Say Goodbye to Climate Change Skeptics »

New LEED Rebates for KY Commercial Buildings

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Fri, 2018-04-20 12:48
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(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.  Read more: New LEED Rebates for KY Commercial Buildings »

How to Earn a Solar Certification (Visual)

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:50
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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.  Read more: How to Earn a Solar Certification (Visual) »

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