Brightworks has always viewed the training and education of others on issues of sustainability as an important part of its mission. Brightworks views this new venture with PPI as an opportunity to leverage each firm's unique strategic assets and create a powerful new platform for training and inspiring the sustainability leaders and change agents of tomorrow
Belmont, CA (PRWEB) September 8, 2009
PPI, the leading provider of LEED exam prep materials and classes, and Brightworks, a leader in sustainability and LEED project support, today announced they will enter into a partnership to bring LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) exam prep classes to the tens of thousands of LEED examinees nationwide.
Through this partnership, PPI and Brightworks will hold more than 270 co-branded LEED exam prep classes in more than 40 cities across the country throughout the next year. The classes will prepare examinees to pass the LEED Green Associate (GA), Building Design & Construction (BD&C), Interior Design & Construction (ID&C), and Homes exams. Class participants will receive PPI's best-selling LEED exam prep materials.
The sales, marketing, and administration of classes will be handled by PPI. Brightworks will staff the classes with seasoned LEED accredited professionals who have years of experience on hundreds of projects around the globe. Class curriculums and supplementary class materials will be developed by Brightworks. Classes are available for enrollment through PPI's website at http://www.ppi2pass.com/LEEDclass.
"We are excited to join Brightworks in establishing this unprecedented type of partnership in the LEED exam prep industry. Our 35 years of experience in providing best-of-breed exam prep classes and materials for building and design professionals will be combined with Brightworks' expertise in LEED consulting and training. The result for LEED candidates will be a powerful and comprehensive approach to their LEED exam preparation," said Patty Steinhardt, COO of PPI.
"Brightworks has always viewed the training and education of others on issues of sustainability as an important part of its mission. Brightworks views this new venture with PPI as an opportunity to leverage each firm's unique strategic assets and create a powerful new platform for training and inspiring the sustainability leaders and change agents of tomorrow," said Scott Lewis, CEO of Brightworks.
PPI, located in Belmont, California, has been providing building professionals with licensing and accreditation exam preparation materials and classes for over 35 years. More than 2 million professionals have relied on PPI for comprehensive and dependable information on licensing and accreditation exams. PPI is recognized as the leader in professional exam review, and has built its reputation by providing the most current and complete materials and classes on the market. For additional information, visit http://www.ppi2pass.com.
Brightworks, headquartered in the nation's sustainability capital of Portland, with offices in San Francisco, Los Angeles, and Seattle, helps organizations of all types make sustainability a part of their strategic profile, creating cost savings and competitive advantage. With a proven, systematic approach tailored to the unique needs and requirements of every client and situation, Brightworks helps its customers develop and deploy comprehensive, integrated sustainability action plans that serve as a platform for lasting and effective change--creating financial opportunity, reducing risk, and supporting a compelling message and brand strategy. For additional information, visit http://www.brightworks.net.