LEED Accreditation

These blogs relate to the pursuit of a LEED Green Associate or LEED AP with Specialty credential.

LEED AP Certification - Do It All Online

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:38
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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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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:39
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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 »

Investing Your Time: How to Get LEED Accredited

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Fri, 2018-04-20 09:40
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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 »

Difference Between LEED Green Associate & Accredited Professional Credentials

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Tue, 2018-11-27 15:19
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When you first begin your research on LEED Certification, you become bombarded with a set of new terminology and acronyms that you may not have come across before. LEED Certification, LEED Accreditation, LEED CMP, LEED Green Associate, LEED AP, LEED AP BD+C, USGBC, GBCI – the list goes on a bit further, but I’ll spare you. It’s not hard to become overwhelmed almost immediately.

How to Become a LEED AP

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Mon, 2018-12-03 14:53
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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 »

LEED Credential Maintenance Program

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Mon, 2018-12-03 14:53
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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 »

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 »

Cheat Sheet for Getting Started With LEED

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Mon, 2018-12-03 16:05
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Sustainability is fast becoming the norm. Once a quality coveted solely by tree-hugging environmentalists, sustainability has now transcended this cliché and illustrated its impact across all industries and professionals. One of the most widespread representations of sustainability is LEED.  Read more: Cheat Sheet for Getting Started With LEED »

LEED Professionals Top Engineering Awards

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Mon, 2018-12-03 16:09
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Consulting-Specifying Engineer announced its list of 40 Under 40 award winners last week. Consulting-Specifying Engineer is a trade publication and website for professional engineers who design mechanical, electrical, electronic, and related systems for commercial, industrial, and institutional projects.