LEED Accreditation

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

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.

5 Secrets for Passing the LEED Exam

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Thu, 2017-11-09 15:43
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We love hearing from our students and getting feedback about their LEED exams. We recently heard from a student from our Boston LEED training class.

She sent a note to our instructor, Joan Darvish-Rouhani, that she passed the LEED Green Associate exam with a score of 190 (out of 200!). She also supplied some tips for her classmates to help them avoid the often-seen procrastination stage. We wanted to share these words of wisdom with you all…  Read more: 5 Secrets for Passing the LEED Exam »

Want to Become a LEED AP?

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Mon, 2018-12-03 16:10
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Many moons ago, when LEED credentials were first established for green building professionals, there was a designation called LEED AP. It stood for LEED Accredited Professional. Things were simple back then. If you wanted to pursue a LEED credential, you became a LEED AP.

What Changed?  Read more: Want to Become a LEED AP? »

Getting Started With LEED

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Mon, 2018-12-03 16:06
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We commonly hear from professionals that they’re not sure where to get started with LEED. Here’s hoping that we can provide some clarity on what it takes to earn a LEED credential, from the accreditation process to the financial commitment.  Read more: Getting Started With LEED »

Earn Your LEED Credential Within 1 Month

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Mon, 2018-12-03 14:52
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Are you having difficulty focusing your study efforts? This is not uncommon. Preparing for your LEED exam may seem like a daunting activity. In all likelihood, many of these terms and concepts will be brand new to you. It might seem like information overload. Thankfully, there is a straightforward way of getting through this…and doing so within one month.  Read more: Earn Your LEED Credential Within 1 Month »

14 Ways to Flaunt Your LEED Credential

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Wed, 2018-03-28 17:23
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Are you looking to better understand how LEED will impact your career?

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If so, visit our Benefits of LEED Certification page, and you’ll soon see why LEED is becoming an industry standard!  Read more: 14 Ways to Flaunt Your LEED Credential »

LEED Exam Pass Rates Speculation

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Thu, 2018-03-29 09:50
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I've read quite a bit lately about LEED exam pass rates and about the new LEED standards. The unofficial consensus seems to be that the USGBC intends to push the pass rates for the LEED exams down by making the exam harder and asking more detailed questions. The intent seems to be to maintain the integrity of the standard.  Read more: LEED Exam Pass Rates Speculation »