|Overall Rating||Reporter - expired|
|Submission Date||Nov. 10, 2016|
Stony Brook University
EN-8: Staff Professional Development
Campus Energy Manager
Campus Operations and Maintenance
Does the institution make available training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability to all staff at least once per year?:
A brief description of the sustainability trainings and professional development opportunities available to staff :
University faculty and staff are encouraged to attend events and training opportunities regarding sustainability whenever possible.
The Office of Sustainability offers guides on how to incorporate sustainability in the workplace and invites staff members to participate in its programs and on its various committees.
Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Building Rating System, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), provides a suite of standards for environmentally sustainable construction. LEED Certification is the nationally accepted benchmark for the design, construction and operation of high performance green buildings. LEED accreditation distinguishes building professionals with the knowledge and skills to successfully steward the LEED certification process. LEED Accredited Professionals and Green Associates have demonstrated a thorough understanding of green building practices and principles and the LEED Rating System.
The LEED Accreditation Study Group Program is designed to prepare participants for the rigors of the LEED AP accreditation exam.
The LEED AP BD+C credential suits professionals with expertise in the design and construction phases of green buildings serving the commercial, residential, education and healthcare sectors. The specialty denotes practical knowledge in the LEED for New Construction, LEED for Schools and LEED for Core and Shell rating systems.
The LEED Accreditation Study Group Program designed to prepare participants for the rigors of the LEED Green Associate accreditation exam.
The LEED Green Associate credential demonstrates a solid and current foundation in green building principles and practices. From marketers to lawyers, landscape architects to education professionals, and product manufacturers to policymakers, LEED Green Associates enjoy a broad understanding of sustainability that bolsters their careers and enhances their lives.
LEED Green Associates earn their credential by passing a two-hour, computer-based exam comprising 100 randomly delivered multiple-choice questions.
The LEED Green Associate credential denotes basic knowledge of green design, construction and operations. Professions that may be interested in the LEED Green Associate include real estate, law, planning, manufacturing, marketing, leasing, sales, education and those new to green building.
The percentage of staff that participated in training and/or other professional development opportunities in sustainability during the previous year:
The website URL where information about staff training opportunities in sustainability is available: