Resources

Here are some LEED resources that are worth checking out:

GreenExamAcademy.com — FREE Online LEED AP and LEED Green Associate information and resources

LEEDUser.com — a paid-for subscription site with valuable information on the specific LEED credits. LEEDUser.com covers all five LEED 2009 rating systems — New Construction, Commercial Interiors, Schools, Core and Shell, and Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance — with credit-by-credit guidance on how to actually get it done! They also have a great forum to get your questions answered.

The Ultimate Green List — The Ultimate Green List is the most comprehensive list of green businesses and organizations on the web. This list consists of companies who produce green products or provide a green service.

Best Green Blogs — Best Green Blogs is a comprehensive list of green and environmentally friendly blogs.

Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiencys DSIRE is a comprehensive source of information on state, local, utility and federal incentives and policies that promote renewable energy and energy efficiency. Established in 1995 and funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, DSIRE is an ongoing project of the N.C. Solar Center and the Interstate Renewable Energy Council.

Environmental Design + Construction magazine — The Environmental Design + Construction magazine and website provides the progressive commercial and residential architect, designer, engineer and building developer with essential information on the rapidly growing green building industry — Environmental Design + Construction magazine. This magazine is published monthly on 100 percent de-inked recycled fiber paper. (Or, better still, save trees and sign up for the electronic copy of the magazine.) On the ED&C magazine website you’ll also find tons of resources, case studies, white papers, videos, podcasts, blogs, career information – and much more!

3 Comments

  1. Sherry, thanks for the mention of LEEDuser! For the benefit of your readers, I wanted to mention that we cover all five LEED 2009 rating systems — New Construction, Commercial Interiors, Schools, Core and Shell, and Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance — with credit-by-credit guidance on how to actually get it done!

    I also just posted this fun article on Top-10 LEED Snafus and Tips to Avoid Them.

    We are also fans of the RealLifeLEED blog.

  2. This is a great list for those working on a LEED project. I’ve written up some resources for students taking the LEED GA test including what I think are the best free flashcards and practice tests out there: http://www.clengi.com/ga-exam/leed-resources/

  3. Thanks for Sharing such a innovative blog post! It is the good opportunity for all to appear for a LEED exam and to start their career with a green building courses.

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