This class takes place over the course of two weeks during evenings on Tuesday and Thursday and one Saturday. The evening sessions run start promptly at 5 p.m. and run until 9 p.m. for a total of four training hours each session. The last session takes place the following Saturday of the last week and runs from 8 a.m to 4 p.m. for a total of 8 training hours. Combined, this course counts for 36 training hours.
During the week students will have multimedia presentations from the head instructor, workbook exercises, and quizzes.
At the end of this course students should have the knowledge and be eligible to sit for the LEED Green Associate Exam, a two-hour, computer-based exam that is comprised of 100 multiple-choice questions. Upon passing this exam, students will earn their LEED Green Associate credential.
John Decina, Program Director of the Green Path Corporation.
A LEED Accredited Professional (AP) is an individual that has gone beyond the Green Associate's basic knowledge to specialize themselves in a particular field related to green design, building, maintenance, and engineering as outlined by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC). Each specialization denote expertise in a specific LEED rating system, which means the AP holder can employee specific strategies to earn credits towards a building's certification.
A LEED AP with O+M designation is a person that has signified themselves as practicing sustainable methods, raising efficiency, reducing environmental impacts when it comes to existing buildings. As more and more business owners start recognizing the benefits of "going green", this LEED Credential is especially valuable to contractors in all trades looking to add a service to their current business offerings.
Students attending this course can expect to learn about the following topics in class:
Absolutely! LEED building methods focus on simple and easy ways to drastically improve the energy efficiency of existing and planned buildings, while promoting environmental consciousness and sustainability. Knowledge of LEED practices will lead to better business and stronger professional relationships.
Whether you are a beginner, an enthusiast, a skilled tradesman, or a businessman, we have taken great care to make sure our courses are as accessible as possible to everyone. Some of the people we see come through our door include:
HVAC/R professionals, electricians, plumbers, homebuilders/architects, contractors, engineers, product wholesalers/resellers, salespeople, students, enthusiasts, and more.
Students taking this course must have taken the LEED Core Concepts & Green Building Principles Course and/or passed the LEED GA Exam. Basics math skills; familiarity with equations, fractions and algebra. Basic Reading Comprehension. Basic computer skills. Backgrounds in construction and general contracting work a plus.
The Principles of LEED for Existing Buildings Operations and Maintenance course takes place at our main campus in Phialdelphia. If you would like to see what dates are available, please check the "Upcoming Class Dates" at the top right of this page.
Course Price: $950
Accepted Payments: Credit Card or Check
For Questions and Registration: Contact one of our admissions counselors today! Call toll free at 1-888-311-4786 or locally at (215)-464-6460. You can also contact us by clicking here and filling out this form.
Please note that each state has different agencies, laws, and regulations that govern student eligibility to attend our courses. Students must make sure that they meet all requirements outlined by respective Departments of Education to be able to attend our courses and that they follow all guidelines and requirements. There currently are no restrictions to attending courses at our campus in Newark, New Jersey. For more information on the course location you are interested in, please review the information below:
|California||Courses are open to the public, including all entry level job seekers.|
|Maryland||Courses are for continuing education purposes only. Enrollment is restricted to electricians and contractors who are affiliated with United Electric Supply. The program is insufficient in length and content to qualify as entry level occupational training. Students must sign documents indicating that the enrollment restrictions have been met.|
|Massachuesetts||Students must be associates with, register, and pay through our partner NorthEast Electrical Supply. No students may pay Infinite Solar for the course directly. Courses are currently restricted to professionals seeking continuing education or business to business training.|
|New Jersey||Courses have been fully approved by the New Jersey Department of Education and are open to the public, including entry level job seekers.|
|Pennsylvania||Courses are currently restricted to professionals seeking continuing education or business to business training.|
|Other States||Contact us for more info.|
While Infinite Solar is a provider of training courses that teach material related to LEED credentials, Infinite Solar is in no way associated with LEED certifications, credentialing, or other related signifiers that are a part of the Green Building Certification Institute's (GBCI) programs. There are currently no official requirements required to sit for the LEED AP O+M Exam, however, GBCI strongly recommends candidates complete training programs or have experience with LEED building and concepts before taking the exam.