Triple Green Building Group is offering an online course which prepares proffesionals for the LEED Green Associate examMarch 20, 2013 at 5:56 pm | Posted in Certification, Member Projects, Training | Leave a comment
Tags: Kelly Gearhart, Learning Resources Network, LEED, LERN, RoGBC, Triple Green Building Group, Vessela Valtcheva-McGee
Triple Green Building Group, member of RoGBC, is offering via the Learning Resources Network (LERN) an online course which fully prepares proffesionals for the LEED Green Associate exam at their own pace.
The online courses consist of audio lectures, slideshows and quizzes that can be taken in order to evaluate your knowledge and progress. Furthermore, the course offers all the readings necessary to pass the exam.
Another advantage is the possibility of interaction with the instructor and the fellow participants, as you are able to post questions for the instructor will and also start online discussions with the other people attending the course, on the subject that has been presented.
The course will be taught online by Vessela Valtcheva-McGee and Kelly Gearhart.
Vessela Valtcheva-McGee has extensive experience with sustainablity in both practice and education. She has been a LEED AP since 2005 and has been a founder and President of a USGBC chapter in the United States, serving as an officer of the executive committee for 6 years. In her capacity as an architect she has worked on LEED projects of national significance and as a consultant she managed the administration and documentation of numerous LEED rating systems on projects of various scopes and sizes. After joining partners to form Triple Green Building Group, in 2008, she has taken the company international creating a base in her native country of Bulgaria where she is serving as Director of Education and Development for the Bulgarian Green Building Council. Vessela is currently an honorary guest lecturer at the Savannah College of Art and Design and is also in the process of becoming a DGNB international auditor and a BREEAM international assessor.
Kelly Gearhart is a founder and Principal with the international green building consulting firm Triple Green Building Group (Triple Green). She has served as an officer on the board of the USGBC Atlanta Chapter for two years as well as serving as a member of USGBC’s Southeast Regional Council. Accredited in the new Building Design + Construction and Existing Buildings: Operations + Maintenance programs, Kelly has taught over 75 full-day and multi-day LEED courses, facilitated seven full-day and multi-day green building charrettes, presented at 12 conferences, consulted with more than 100 clients on green building strategies and worked on over 30 LEED registered and certified projects across the U.S. and internationally. Currently, Gearhart is managing LEED projects, teaching courses at Berkeley, delivering LEED workshops around the U.S. and working to implement carbon reduction strategies in cities and municipalities throughout California as the Co-Chair of USGBC Northern California Chapter’s Climate Change Task Force.
The course can be attended at anytime of day or night, preferably at least 2-3 times a week.
For more information about the course and registration details please go to this link: