The USGBC approves 11 new online LEED preparation courses
December 31, 2009
TAMPA, FL — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently approved 11 new online Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) exam preparation courses offered by RedVector Inc., according to a press release.
The new interactive offerings add 34 course hours to RedVector''s industry-leading 95 USGBC-approved course hours, the release stated.
The new courses are ideal for LEED and Green Associate (LEED-GA) exam preparation, and for fulfilling the Continuing Maintenance (CM) requirement that will go into effect in mid-2010 for all LEED Accredited Professionals (LEED-AP) and Green Associates, the release noted.
Ryan Sparks, vice president of content for RedVector, said: "When RedVector joined the USGBC in January of 2009, we pledged to support the organization''s initiatives and their goal to drive green market transformation through quality education. Since then, we''ve had the honor of becoming a USGBC-registered provider and have introduced industry-leading green online education exclusives in conjunction with the University of Tennessee''s College of Architecture and Design."
Some of the newly approved courses include "Green Building: Commercial High-performance Guidelines," "Solar Electric Generation: Technologies," and "Biofilters: A Natural Approach to Storm Water Pollutant Removal," the release added.
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