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PROVEN STRATEGIES TO PASS THE LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE EXAM ®

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ere is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED® Green Associate exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider—

HISTORIC PRESERVATION and the Livable City

A Guide to Product Selection and Specifications

Greening Existing Buildings Jean Carroon Foreword by Richard Moe

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A thorough overview to understanding the LEED certification process

A collection of sample test questions and study tips to reinforce learned material

An accessible and stimulating approach that fosters quicker retention

A set of strategies for summarizing critical information and details more effectively

A wealth of material that includes drawings, charts, and diagrams to help understand concepts visually

A total of 128 sample flashcard tips that allow you to study on the go!

Covering basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in nontechnical fields of practice, this book is the ultimate companion for achieving successful results on the LEED Green Associate exam.

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MICHELLE COTTRELL, LEED AP, is Vice President and Director of Education at Green Education Services, where she is responsible for curriculum and course development. She is also the founding principal of Design Management Services, a LEED consulting firm that supports project teams through the certification process from design through construction. A LEED Accredited Professional, Cottrell has more than ten years of experience specializing in commercial projects as a sustainable design and LEED consultant. Green Education Services (greenedu.com) is a leading provider of green jobs training related to LEED, energy auditing, solar, and more for building developers, architects, engineers, interior designers, planners, commercial real estate brokers, and other construction industry professionals. A national member of the U.S. Green Building Council and an approved AIA/CES registered provider, Green Education Services has helped thousands of professionals throughout the United States prepare for their credentialing exams.

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A thorough overview to understanding the LEED certification process

A collection of sample test questions and study tips to reinforce learned material

An accessible and stimulating approach that fosters quicker retention

A set of strategies for summarizing critical information and details more effectively

A wealth of material that includes drawings, charts, and diagrams to help understand concepts visually

A total of 128 sample flashcard tips that allow you to study on the go!

MICHELLE COTTRELL, LEED AP, is Vice President and Director of Education at Green Education Services, where she is responsible for curriculum and course development. She is also the founding principal of Design Management Services, a LEED consulting firm that supports project teams through the certification process from design through construction. A LEED Accredited Professional, Cottrell has more than ten years of experience specializing in commercial projects as a sustainable design and LEED consultant. Green Education Services (greenedu.com) is a leading provider of green jobs training related to LEED, energy auditing, solar, and more for building developers, architects, engineers, interior designers, planners, commercial real estate brokers, and other construction industry professionals. A national member of the U.S. Green Building Council and an approved AIA/CES registered provider, Green Education Services has helped thousands of professionals throughout the United States prepare for their credentialing exams.

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160 questions, answers, and detailed explanations to help prepare for and pass the LEED v3 Green Associate Exam. Covers all the topics you need to know.

Covering basic knowledge of green design, construction, and operations for professionals who want to demonstrate green building expertise in nontechnical fields of practice, this book is the ultimate companion for achieving successful results on the LEED Green Associate exam.

GUIDE TO THE LEED GREEN ASSOCIATE EXAM

H

ere is the ideal study guide for understanding and preparing for the LEED® Green Associate exam. Written by an expert who is a LEED consultant and partner at Green Education Services—a premier LEED exam preparation provider— Guide to the LEED ® Green Associate Exam engages readers by breaking down difficult concepts in sustainable design and engineering in a clearly organized, straightforward manner that helps streamline the learning process. Serving as a valuable resource for anyone taking the exam to obtain the challenging LEED Green Associate credential exam, Guide to the LEED ® Green Associate Exam features:

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