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How to Get Project Management Experience

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:00
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We recently held a free live webinar called "LEED & PMP – Perfect Together." The purpose of this information session was to help our LEED students navigate the expectations and processes associated with earning a Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification. As outlined in the presentation, there is a high crossover of skills between PMP Certification and LEED Accreditation. It is quite common for LEED professionals to seek a project management certification due to this alignment of values and experience.  Read more: How to Get Project Management Experience »

Lean Six Sigma being utilized by Boeing

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Mon, 2014-10-20 13:40
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It’s always nice to see examples of Lean Six Sigma processes being put into action effectively. Today we will discuss the example set by a Boeing 777 manufacturer in Everett, Washington.

Painting-robots help achieve lean manufacturing   Read more: Lean Six Sigma being utilized by Boeing »

Legacy LEED Accredited Professional Without Specialty

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:00
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You may have heard the term LEED AP before, though you might not be aware of the layers that live within this title.

To find out how you can become a LEED AP, visit our LEED Credentialing Process page.

For some background, when the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System was established in 1993, it was determined that an individual who passed the LEED Exam would earn the title of a LEED AP, or LEED Accredited Professional.  Read more: Legacy LEED Accredited Professional Without Specialty »

Project Management Professional Career Outlook

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Fri, 2018-04-20 10:01
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A project management certification is a valuable career asset. As the nature of work has changed, projects have become more complex and more abundant, with team members often working on and contributing from various parts of the country or even various parts of the world. Take your efforts to the next level with a Project Management Professional certification.

What Employers Are Looking for In a Project Manager  Read more: Project Management Professional Career Outlook »

Greening the Office

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Wed, 2018-06-06 13:32
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Greening the office doesn’t mean spending lots of money or eliminating comforts that are custom for employees. Many green choices can actually save the company money. In general, greening the office requires conscious choices, choosing reusable over disposable, and conservation over immediate convenience. Given how much time people spend at work, greening the office is a great way to improve your natural resource and carbon footprints.  Read more: Greening the Office »

14 Ways That Building Analyst Has Changed

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Thu, 2014-05-01 15:02
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You may have heard that the Building Performance Institute (BPI) had updated its popular BPI Building Analyst standard in early February 2014. The new BPI Building Analyst, which has been dubbed “Building Analyst of the Future,” provides a more thorough certification experience and truly addresses the needs and job responsibilities of real home energy auditors.  Read more: 14 Ways That Building Analyst Has Changed »

Energy Efficiency Being Utilized for Value of Homes

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Thu, 2018-04-26 12:00
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The Appraisal Institute has developed a Residential Green and Energy Efficient Addendum. The Appraisal Institute Green Addendum is the first residential energy efficiency appraisal report addendum developed by appraisers, for use by appraisers when appropriate. This report evaluates items of high performance housing for consideration by appraisers.

Measuring the Value of Home Energy Efficiency   Read more: Energy Efficiency Being Utilized for Value of Homes »

Project Management A Look Back

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Fri, 2014-08-01 09:56
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Project management is a term recognized by many, but where did it get started, anyway? The specific discipline of project management began in the 20th century, but project management has existed since the beginning of time. From the great pyramids of Egypt to modern maritime warfare maneuvers, the history of project management extends further than you might think.   Read more: Project Management A Look Back »

How Can Solar Help with LEED Certification?

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Thu, 2018-03-29 09:24
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The LEED standards have been updated since the publishing of this post. For the most up-to-date information, please enroll in a LEED Green Associate Exam Prep course.  Read more: How Can Solar Help with LEED Certification? »

When Does LEED Version 4 Come Out?

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Tue, 2015-08-25 14:36
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Update: LEED v4 is now available! Sign up for exam prep training now!

You've heard that a new version of LEED was scheduled to launch in June 2014. The USGBC has now released a date.

The last day to take the credential exams with LEED v2009 (also known as version 3) content will be June 15, 2014. The first day to take the exams with the new LEED v4 content will be June 30, 2014. No tests will be administered in between these dates.  Read more: When Does LEED Version 4 Come Out? »

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