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How Difficult is the LEED Exam?

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Thu, 2018-11-29 12:25
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Well, that's a subjective question, isn't it?

And yet, there are some facts about the LEED exam that make it inherently challenging, which we'll get into below.

But a realistic answer from me to you about how hard the exam is, is this: You'll get a different answer from each person you ask because the answer depends on...

a candidate's level of experience

time spent studying  Read more: How Difficult is the LEED Exam? »

When Blower Door Testing Isn't Enough

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Wed, 2018-11-21 11:04
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Across the country, we're seeing HVAC contractors and home performance professionals racing to get the BPI Infiltration & Duct Leakage Certification in an attempt to satisfy their local building code requirements for blower door tests and/or duct leakage testing.  Read more: When Blower Door Testing Isn't Enough »

Benefits of Online Solar Training

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Wed, 2018-11-14 15:33
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When Everblue first opened its doors in 2008, we exclusively offered in-person classroom training in over 100 locations around the world.

But thanks to the rise of video services (like YouTube, Vimeo, Netflix, Hulu, and Facebook) and the accessibility of Internet-connected mobile devices, we noticed a shift toward online learning.

As more of you asked for online training courses, we started developing them! And now we offer 23 courses in 100% online formats!  Read more: Benefits of Online Solar Training »

Is LEED Training & Certification Still Worth It?

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Thu, 2018-11-15 11:50
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I got asked this question recently on a phone call from a student who was considering a live LEED class in Manhattan.  Read more: Is LEED Training & Certification Still Worth It? »

Celebrating California's Renewable Energy Success

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Mon, 2018-10-29 08:47
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Many people believe that California is a leader in renewable energy generation, particularly solar energy, because of its largely sunny weather. While that's true, there are additional factors that have enabled the state to lead in this sector.  Read more: Celebrating California's Renewable Energy Success »

What is LEED v4.1?

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Wed, 2018-10-17 13:02
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In a world that is constantly evolving, one of the hallmarks of the LEED green building rating system is “continuous improvement.” The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), who created the LEED standards, debuts a new version of the standards every few years to reflect where the building industry has grown and to explain best practices for continuing to move the needle. We are currently operating on LEED Version 4, but there has been much talk of an updated version called 4.1.
   Read more: What is LEED v4.1? »

USGBC Directory: A Tool for Employers to Verify Your LEED Accreditation

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Thu, 2018-11-15 12:18
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When applying for jobs, candidates are often asked to submit supporting documentation to prove their academic degree, course completion, and/or other honors. Those who possess a professional credential in Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) have two official resources for advertising their LEED professional status.  Read more: USGBC Directory: A Tool for Employers to Verify Your LEED Accreditation »

NABCEP Certification Goes Global

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Thu, 2018-11-15 12:07
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In contrast to its name, the North American Board of Certified Energy Practitioners (NABCEP) has expanded its reach by offering solar certification exams in over 370 cities in 97 countries across the globe.  Read more: NABCEP Certification Goes Global »

What's Covered on the LEED Exam

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Thu, 2018-11-15 14:38
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LEED stands for Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design. By the name and acronym alone, it might be unclear as to what kind of knowledge individuals are expected to have to pass the LEED exam, but hopefully we can shed some light on this below.

Before you can even start thinking about the LEED exam, you first have to ask, "Can LEED help my career? If so, how?"  Read more: What's Covered on the LEED Exam »

NC Adopts Energy Rating Index

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Thu, 2018-11-15 14:11
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The North Carolina Building Performance Association (NCBPA) recently announced that the state of North Carolina approved the Energy Rating Index (ERI) as a cost-effective option for builders to meet the state’s new 2018 residential energy code.

Explanation of Energy Rating Index graphic  Read more: NC Adopts Energy Rating Index »

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