USGBC approves GBCI continuing education hours for ASLA attendees
September 8, 2010
WASHINGTON — Attendees of the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA) Annual Meeting & Expo will have the opportunity to earn Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) continuing education (CE) hours for the LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and LEED Green Associate (GA) credentials, according to a press release.
For the first time ever, conference-goers can gain credits toward their LEED Professional Credential maintenance requirements for 72 educational sessions at ASLA, the release stated.
"Continuing education and credential maintenance ensure green building professionals remain at the cutting edge in their knowledge of green building practices and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)," said Rebecca Flora, senior vice president of research and education for the USGBC.
"By working with ASLA, we are making it easier for green building professionals to pursue the educational opportunities they are looking for," Flora added.