Much ado about organizational overviews | U.S. Green Building Council
Upcoming Scheduled Maintenance for USGBC.org
USGBC.org will be offline from Friday, May 6 at 9:00 pm EST until Saturday, May 7 at 12:00 pm EST.
Email us or call 1-800-795-1747 for assistance. Thanks for your patience.
Please upgrade your browser. This site requires a newer version to work correctly. Read more

Much ado about organizational overviews

Published on Posted in Industry

This article was originally published in EcoBuilding Pulse on September 25, 2013.

After the first week of studying, we’re fairly certain we know what this exam is really about.

By Hallie Busta
 
For all of their boldface text and colorful highlighting, the study materials that the USGBC recommends to those preparing for its Green Associate exam don’t hesitate to plunge into the nitty-gritty of LEED and the USGBC. So far, that level of detail is proving to be both cumbersome and reassuring.

As I mentioned in last week’s post, this project is as much an attempt to learn the language of LEED as it is an opportunity to examine the most pervasive green-building certification system in North America at a time when some are questioning its efficacy. So when I cracked open what the USGBC calls its Study Bundle Saturday afternoon, I was anticipating a hefty overview of the USGBC, the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI), and LEED—a section that colleagues who’ve already taken the exam advise reading carefully. And that’s exactly what I found.

Continue reading on EcoBuilding Pulse »

USGBC Articles can be accessed in the USGBC app for iOS or Android on your iPhone, iPad or Android device.
iOS App on App StoreAndroid app on Google Play
  • Share on Twitter
  • Share on Facebook
  • Share on LinkedIn
In Industry 05.5.2016

Sustainable building in India: Leading with LEED

In Industry 05.5.2016

First CLT hotel in the U.S. signals greater use of engineered wood in the buildings market

In Industry 05.2.2016

Transform your building into an extraordinary asset with EDGE

In Industry 05.2.2016

Clean, efficient power helps Legrand, North America deliver on DOE commitments