What is the LEED Green Associate?
LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is simply a green-rating point system to certify a building’s sustainability. Just as Buildings can be LEED certified, students and professional can become LEED Accredited themselves. The LEED Green Associate (GA) credential is the only professional designation used to market yourself to employers and clients and show you have certified knowledge in the green building industry.
To date, this course and its materials have proven to be instrumental in helping over 7000 students pass their exam at a 100% pass rate and does not require any specific background. This course is offered at a quarter of the price and time as the competition and is geared at allowing students to graduate with letters after their name and it never expires!
Also, a new LEED rating system (v4) was introduced this year and this training course is one of the few that has been updated to teach the current rating system to ensure your knowledge is up to date! This course meets the exam’s eligibility requirements and the USGBC charges a $100 (reduced for students) fee for the actual exam which can be taken at any time at your nearest Prometric center.
The Leed Green Associate Is The Only Professional Designation To Certify Your Environmental And Green Building/Technology Knowledge. It Is A Great Way To Show Clients That You Are In Tune With Current Best Green Practices. The Leed Ga Is A Nice Entry Into Industry Because It Is So Broad, Covering Almost All Aspects Of What It Means To Be Green. More Specifically, Leed Itself Is A Green Building Rating System And Thus Is Great For Architects, Engineers, Urban Planners And Any Other Line Of Work That Directly Focuses On Buildings. However, It Is Also Very Helpful In Companies That Wish To Show Their Environmental Commitment By Having Leed Certified People On Board.
The LEED GA is the first step for anyone wanting to become involved in the Leadership in Energy and Environmental program. Having this designation demonstrates that you have knowledge of the LEED program, its purpose and a broad idea of the Green building and design industry.
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