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Green and Renewable Energy

Certifications

Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager (CIAQM)
Price: $1,125.00
Are you a facility manager, building engineer or property owner that is interested in how indoor air quality (IAQ) affects the occupants of your space? The Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager (CIAQM) course is designed to help you diagnose indoor environmental problems in your building, correct those problems, and prevent them from ever happening again. The course gives you practical steps to establish an IAQ Management Plan for your facility that will help you collect, log and resolve air quality complaints. The course also prepares you for the only accredited certification specifically designed for those that manage indoor air quality problems, sponsored by the American IAQ Council. The certification requires certain experience, fees and passing an examination offered at computerized testing centers throughout the US.. Click here for the full description of Certified Indoor Air Quality Manager (CIAQM)


LEED AP Building Design and Construction Career Prep
Price: $595.00
This course LEED® AP Building Design and Construction prepares you for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Accredited Professional (AP) Building Design + Construction (BD+C) exam. This course provides a road map to studying for the LEED AP BD+C exam as administered by Green Building Certi?cation Institute (GBCI). Guide to the LEED® AP Building Design and Construction (BD+C) Exam is aimed at those professionals seeking more information about the basic knowledge and understanding that is required in order to pass the exam and earn the LEED AP BD+C accreditation.. Click here for the full description of LEED AP Building Design and Construction Career Prep


LEED AP Operations and Maintenance Career Prep
Price: $595.00
This course prepares you for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®) Accredited Professional (AP) Operations + Maintenance (O+M) exam. It provides a road map to studying for the LEED AP O+M exam as administered by Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI). The course is aimed at those professionals seeking more information about the basic knowledge and understanding that is required in order to pass the exam and earn the LEED AP O+M accreditation.. Click here for the full description of LEED AP Operations and Maintenance Career Prep


LEED Green Associate Career Prep
Price: $1,275.00
This course is designed to help students pass the Green Associate exam, certifying their knowledge of the green industry’s preeminent standards: the first step in becoming a LEED Professional. In an easy-to-review format, it ties all the critical points students need to know about green building. It provides many flexible study tools, including individual and group learning activities, as well as review and practice questions utilizing the same format as the actual exam.. Click here for the full description of LEED Green Associate Career Prep



Certificates

Alternative Energy Career Prep
Price: $1,345.00
The skyrocketing demand for clean, abundant energy has resulted in a need for comprehensive information that can be used by builders, technicians, energy industry professionals, and anyone else wanting to learn about alternative forms of energy and their everyday uses. With a vast array of information available on the subject, this course stands out from other courses because it bridges the gap between overly simplistic information and high-level engineering materials. Instead, this course explores solar, wind, and other sources, and the technology available to harness them. Learners will gain a better understanding of how these systems work as well as how they are put together. . Full description of Alternative Energy Career Prep


Photovoltaic Technician Career Prep
Price: $1,000.00
The Photovoltaic System Professional course covers the principles of photovoltaics and how to effectively incorporate PV systems into stand- alone or interconnected electrical systems. The content includes system advantages and disadvantages, site evaluation, component operation, system design and sizing, and installation requirements and recommended practices. Common scenarios and procedures are discussed throughout.. Full description of Photovoltaic Technician Career Prep


Renewable Energy Technician Career Prep
Price: $2,665.00
This course gives the background for renewable energy sources and describes their occurrence, devices for using them, and the role of renewable energy in current and future energy systems, depending on social values and the economic rules used to judge the viability of competing solutions.. Full description of Renewable Energy Technician Career Prep


Solar Water Heating Technician Career Prep
Price: $995.00
This course covers solar fundamentals, site assessment, system design and sizing, the installation and service of system components, system start-up and maintenance, and worker safety. Solar Water addresses residential and light commercial solar water heating systems for domestic hot water and swimming pool applications. . Full description of Solar Water Heating Technician Career Prep


Solid Waste Operations
Price: $999.00
This four-course program is important training for homeland security as it relates to solid waste management. This introductory course includes instruction in Landfill operations, Composting operations, Household Hazardous Waste and Wastewater Operations (solids). These classes will meet or exceed most state requirements for the educational components of certification and/or licensing required for solid waste professionals.. Full description of Solid Waste Operations


Sustainable Solar Water Heating Career Prep Professional
Price: $2,995.00
The skyrocketing demand for clean, abundant energy has resulted in a need for comprehensive information that can be used by builders, technicians, energy industry professionals, and anyone else wanting to learn about alternative forms of energy and their everyday uses. With a vast array of information available on the subject, this course stands out from other courses because it bridges the gap between overly simplistic information and high-level engineering materials. Instead, this course explores solar, wind, and other sources, and the technology available to harness them. Learners will gain a better understanding of how these systems work as well as how they are put together. . Full description of Sustainable Solar Water Heating Career Prep Professional


Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation Career Prep
Price: $1,850.00
This course is designed to train students to safely and effectively operate and maintain wastewater treatment plants. This course is designed to train students in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining wastewater treatment plants, emphasizing the use of safe practices and procedures.. Full description of Wastewater Treatment Plant Operation Career Prep


Water Treatment Plant Operation Career Prep
Price: $1,795.00
Water Treatment Plant Operation Career Prep is designed to train students to safely and effectively operate and maintain drinking water treatment plants. This course covers information on the importance and responsibilities of a water treatment plant operator, sources of water, reservoir management, and intake structures. This course also trains students in the practical aspects of operating and maintaining water treatment plants, emphasizing safe practices and procedures.. Full description of Water Treatment Plant Operation Career Prep