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In Education 10.1.2014

Pre-order: LEED professional exam prep (LEED v4)

Looking for LEED exam prep? Study materials for the LEED professional exam, featuring LEED v4 content, are now available for pre-order. LEED Green Associate exam prep Course: LEED Green Associate v4 Exam Prep (created by USGBC Education Partner Everblue) Publication: LEED Green Associate Exam Preparation Guide (created by USGBC Education Partner American Technical Publishers) LEED BD+C exam prep Course: LEED AP BD+C v4 Exam Prep (created by USGBC Education...

In Education 09.15.2014

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Rob Hink

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Rob Hink Who's your employer? The Spinnaker Group What's your position? Principal What's your favorite course that...

In Education 08.26.2014

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Olga G. Alvarez

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Olga G. Alvarez What's your name? Olga G. Alvarez Who's your employer? Project Coordinating Services, LLC What's...

In Education 08.13.2014

Course preview: Speech Privacy & Sound Masking in Modern Architecture [video]

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education. Ready to take your knowledge to the next level? Check out the preview below of this month's featured course: Speech Privacy & Sound Masking in Modern Architecture. In this course you will identify interior design factors that will signal the need for sound masking and approaches to address the issues.

In Education 09.22.2014

Introducing Education Partner BuildingGreen

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on Education @USGBC.  Meet our USGBC Education Partner BuildingGreen If someone could only take one of your courses, what should they take? I'd suggest taking one of our LEED v4 courses, since that system is gaining steam as the new standard. What is your organization doing to pursue sustainability? This is an odd question for...

In Education 09.12.2014

3 global courses you don't want to miss (September 2014)

LEED is global — and so we believe it's important for Education @USGBC to be a global platform providing courses in a variety of languages. Check out this month's best three global courses for our international audience, created by our international partners in their native language.  1. Introduktion till LEED New Construction v2009 (Introduction to LEED New Construction v2009)En introduktion till LEED som även ger dig grunderna i LEED New Construction v2009. (An...

In Education 08.22.2014

Best 3 courses to grow your sustainability knowledge (August 2014)

You want the best courses and we've got them.  Check out this month's best three courses to grow your sustainability knowledge. 1. Geothermal Heating and Cooling: A Renewable Energy TechnologyLearn how and why geothermal heat pump systems are so incredibly energy efficient. 2. Indoor Environmental Quality through EPA Indoor airPLUS™Learn about this companion to the ENERGY STAR for Homes program to achieve Indoor Environmental Quality in residential projects. 3. LEED Gap Analysis...

In Education 08.11.2014

Get to know USGBC Pro Reviewer Prasad Vaidya

USGBC Pro Reviewers are experts in green building and sustainability who review courses on Education @USGBC. They provide detailed feedback to the course creators, as well as reviews on the course page. This feedback helps the course creators improve their education and helps other users decide whether or not the course is a good fit for them. Meet our USGBC Pro Reviewer Prasad Vaidya What's your name? Prasad Vaida Who's your employer? zenerG What's your position? Director What's your...

In Education 09.16.2014

Course preview: Sustainable Forest Management and FSC Certified Wood

Education @USGBC is your go-to place for sustainability and green building education. Ready to take your knowledge to the next level? Check out the preview below of this month's featured course: Sustainable Forest Management and FSC Certified Wood. In this course you will explore the FSC certification process, fire suppression, the role of old growth forests, and watershed protection.

In Education 09.3.2014

USGBC and Harvard offer a leadership program for disruptive sustainability

USGBC and the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard’s School of Public Health are founding conveners in a growing cross-sector network working to provide a critical mass of senior leaders with best-in-class Core Business Integration of Sustainability (CBIS) executive education. 2014 Executive Education for Sustainability Leadership In June 2014, the CBIS framework was successfully launched at Harvard University in a three day Executive Education for Sustainability...

In Education 08.20.2014

Introducing USGBC Education Partner Green Building Research Institute

USGBC Education Partners are leaders, trusted voices and reputable providers of green building and sustainability education. You can access their courses on Education @USGBC.  Meet our USGBC Education Partner Green Building Research Institute If someone could only take one of your courses, what should they take? Our new 2014 course series is instructed by over 20 experts who have really captured the importance and relevance of their course topics. I would suggest one of these...

In Education 07.23.2014

3 courses to grow your LEED expertise (July 2014)

Insightful courses are the best.  Check out this month's top three courses to gain insight and grow your LEED expertise. 1. Building as an Organism: Understanding the Integrative Process Credit in LEED v4LEED Fellow John Boecker describes what the IP credit means, how to take advantage of its opportunities, and engage in a process yielding better building performance than conventional means. 2. Construction IAQ Management in LEEDThis course is for anyone working on a LEED project...