Washington, D.C. (Vocus/PRWEB) April 07, 2011
Hanley Wood University announces that it will offer the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) LEED for Homes Webinar Series starting in May. The series encompasses six on-demand modules for building industry professionals, real estate professionals and product manufacturers. Content is focused on the LEED for Homes Rating System and qualifies for continuing educations credits toward maintaining/preparing for the LEED AP and LEED Green Associate professional credentials.
“USGBC continues to drive progress and innovation surrounding the design and construction of high-performance green homes,” said James Bohi, Hanley Wood University’s Managing Director. “Hanley Wood is proud to work with such an esteemed organization to deliver quality, educational programming that advances the industry. Our reach and expertise across the building construction community, especially among BUILDER, EcoHome and residential architect subscribers, provide an ideal platform for spotlighting this critical content.”
LEED is an internationally recognized green building certification system, providing third-party verification that a building or community was designed and built using strategies aimed at improving performance across all the metrics that matter most: energy savings, water efficiency, CO2 emissions reduction, improved indoor environment quality, and stewardship of resources and sensitivity to their impacts.
USGBC’s fastest growing LEED® Rating System, LEED for Homes, recognizes and rewards builders for meeting the highest performance standards, while giving homeowners confidence that their houses are durable, healthy, and environmentally friendly.
Course content is free, but continuing education credits are available through Hanley Wood University via series enrollment. Sponsorships that align with the course content are available. For more information, contact Jim Bagan at 773-824-2428 or jbagan(at)hanleywood(dot)com.
About Hanley Wood University
Hanley Wood University, a service of Hanley Wood, LLC, is the premier destination for building construction professionals seeking training programs and continuing education. It offers a robust platform of courses that serve multiple professions, fulfill association requirements, and cover a wide array of topics vital topics across the residential and commercial construction industries. Hanley Wood University serves the information needs of audiovisual professionals, builders, concrete contractors, interior designers, lighting designers, masonry contractors, remodelers and other industry professionals with a dynamic learning platform. http://www.hanleywooduniversity.com