Spec Shaman - LEED v4

Spec Shaman: LEED v4

The LEED v4 rating system is the most successful and widely used green building rating system on the planet. The LEED v4 blog posts are for building product manufacturers, architects, students, and other professionals who wish to learn more about LEED certification. The blog topics include: LEED specifications, LEED exam prep, LEED points, and other green building issues. Users are encouraged to comment on the blogs and provide an interactive experience. Guest bloggers are always welcome and can contact us for blog submission information.

On: Mar 21, 2017 By: Brad Blank
3 Ways LEED Education Can Help Product Manufacturers
LEED certification can be difficult for building product manufacturers to navigate. LEED v4 is a whole new ballgame compared to LEED v3 and previous versions.
On: Oct 28, 2016 By: Brad Blank
4 Reasons Why LEED Professionals Can’t Take Your GBCI Education Course
One of the most critical aspects of building product specification is education. Education = Specification. If a designer does not understand the benefits, applications, limitations, and costs associated with a building product, they will never specify it. Education is a key component to any successful marketing strategy by a building product manufacturer.
On: Oct 28, 2016 By: Brad Blank
How To Get LEED Certified
How do you get LEED certified? You don’t! Buildings are LEED certified while people are accredited. Newcomers to the LEED rating system often confuse the two terms. The Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) is a third-party organization that provides independent oversight of LEED professional credentialing and LEED certification programs related to green building and health and wellness in the built environment.