Tampa, Florida (Vocus/PRWEB) February 11, 2011
RedVector.com, the leader in online continuing education for the architectural, engineering, and construction industries, is now among an elite group of industry experts chosen by the USGBC to contribute content to the green industry leader’s educational webcast and podcast series. The online media library is available exclusively to USGBC members and focuses on topics relevant to the green building industry.
On Thursday, February 17 at 3:00PM EST the USGBC will present LEED Credits in Energy and Atmosphere, hosted by industry expert and LEED AP (ND) Rumanda Young, PhD. The informative live webinar will discuss the point-heavy Energy and Atmosphere credit rating, which contains some of the most significant changes under the most recent version of LEED (3.0).
LEED Credits in Energy and Atmosphere will highlight important category prerequisites and help differentiate between LEED 3.0 and the previous version, as well as point out the technological tools available to help LEED professionals best meet their credit rating goals. The webinar has been approved for 1.5 GBCI CE hours for LEED Credential Maintenance and 1 AIA/CES hour.
“It’s really an honor to be chosen,” says Jeff Nippes, Director of Content Development for RedVector. “The USGBC provides an exceptional resource for industry professionals, and to know that our course content was chosen out of so many qualified providers—it’s a reflection our deep commitment to advancing green building education and practice.”
RedVector offers a robust green building and sustainable design curriculum for AEC professionals, many of whom are pursuing LEED accreditation to keep pace with the growing demand for sustainable design and construction.
The USGBC & LEED
Founded in 1993, the USGBC is a private, non-profit organization whose LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) program has become the benchmark for green building certification. LEED provides building owners and operators with “a concise framework for identifying and implementing practical and measureable green building design, construction, operations and maintenance solutions”.
RedVector sets the standard for excellence in traditional and green online continuing education for licensed and certified professionals in the architecture, engineering and contractor arenas. A USGBC-approved provider with more than 70 online courses making up nearly 200 hours on green and sustainable design topics, RedVector serves more than 130,000 design and construction professionals with accurate, engaging, interactive educational content. The recipient of numerous community honors and industry awards, RedVector was founded in 1999 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida. For further information call 1-866-546-1212 or visit http://www.redvector.com.