Professional Education

The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability is an authorized delivery partner with the U.S. Green Building Council to deliver the following courses:

Cancellation Policy
AES makes every effort to keep education costs as affordable as possible.  If for some reason you register for a course and have to cancel your registration you will be entitled to a 90% refund of the amount paid if you notify AES more than 72 hours prior to the course.  Cancellations less than 72 hours prior to a course will be eligible for a 45% refund of the amount paid. Refunds are not granted for no-shows.

LEED GA: Core Concepts and Strategies
LEED is the language of green. In this class, gain essential knowledge of sustainable building concepts fundamental to all LEED rating systems. Learn LEED intents and concepts at the credit category level and basics of the LEED certification process. This course provides a foundation for pursuing the LEED Green Associate exam.  Course includes access to online practice exams. The course is ideal for residential or commercial design professionals looking to become LEED Accredited Professionals, or those supporting the industry such as subcontractors, product vendors / representatives, real estate professionals, and more. Approved for 7.0  AIA / GBCI continuing education credits.
aining – 16 hours

There are currently over 20,000 registered LEED for Homes projects nationwide, and each project requires third-party on-site verification. If you’re interested in filling this need as part of USGBC’s new LEED for Homes Green Rater program, this training is for you! The two-part LEED for Homes Green Rater Training is designed to prepare qualified participants to provide verification services on LEED for Homes projects. Applicants must meet initial qualifications and complete this two-part training. Following the training, participants will apply and take a written exam provided by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and complete a mentorship on real projects before earning the LEED for Homes Green Rater Certificate. Approved for 14.0  AIA / GBCI continuing education credits.
Offerings include:

REGREEN 301: Implementing Green Residential Remodeling- 16 hours
Learn the unique factors inherent in residential retrofit projects, including business aspects; policies and incentives; professional and client roles in scoping, designing, constructing and maintaining; and green strategies. Engage in interactive activities using participants’ own case studies. If you are a design and construction professional involved in implementing green remodeling strategies on residential retrofit projects and already familiar with basic building science and green building principles, this workshop is for you. For information on upcoming dates or to schedule one of these workshops, please contact us.

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