Durability + Design

Building Performance and Aesthetics

A Product of Technology Publishing
JPCL/PaintSquare | D+D | Paint BidTracker

Subscribe to D+D Magazine
Durability + Design eBook: The Technology of Coatings in High-Rise Structures

Paint and Coatings Industry News

Main News Page


Certification Institute Launches ‘LEED Fellow’ Program to Recognize Green-Building Proficiency

Friday, December 10, 2010

More items for Color + Design

Comment | More

The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) has launched the LEED Fellow program, created to recognize “exceptional contributions to the green-building community and significant professional achievement within the rapidly growing community of LEED Professionals.”

GBCI provides third-party confirmation that specific criteria related to LEED building certification and LEED professional credentialing have been met.

“LEED Fellows will constitute an elite class of the world’s most distinguished green-building professionals,” said Beth Holst, GBCI vice president of credentialing.  “Candidates are nominated by their peers, and the selection will be based on their body of work and the way it has contributed to advancing the field of green building.”
 
In order to be eligible for the LEED Fellow designation, an individual must be nominated, either by himself or herself or by a peer. The current nomination period is open now Jan. 7, 2011. Nominees must have 10 years of green-building experience and be LEED APs (accredited professionals) who have held the LEED AP credential for at least eight cumulative years.
 
GBCI said the LEED Fellow program “is the result of more than two years of extensive research that helped GBCI define what it means to be at the forefront of the green building industry,” the organization said. The findings were synthesized into five mastery elements in which LEED Fellows are expected to demonstrate expert-level knowledge and experience: Technical Proficiency; Education and Mentoring; Leadership; Commitment and Service; and Advocacy.
 
The 2011 class of LEED Fellows will be announced at the U.S. Green Building Council’s Greenbuild International Conference & Expo, scheduled for October 2011 in Toronto. More information is available at www.gbci.org/fellow.
 
Holst said the launch of the LEED Fellow program “is a tremendous opportunity to celebrate those individuals who have made laudable efforts to propel us toward the accomplishment of our mission of green buildings for all within a generation.”

GBCI in early 2009 assumed responsibility for administering the LEED building certification program for the more than 36,000 commercial projects seeking third-party verification of compliance with the LEED green-building rating system. More information: www.gbci.org.

   

Tagged categories: Green building; Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI); LEED; Sustainability; U.S. Green Building Council

Comment Join the Conversation:

Sign in to our community to add your comments.

L. M. Scofield
Scofield High-Performance Concrete Floors

Scofield's Formula One Polished Concrete System is the next step in the evolution of architectural concrete: durable, low-maintenance and sustainable.


Dumond Chemicals Inc.
LEAD STOP®
Lead Encapsulating Compound

is a thick elastomeric coating that is made to be a long lasting barrier over lead-based paint. LEAD STOP® provides a protective barrier coat that seals and locks in lead that is contained in old lead-based paints on previously painted surfaces.


No-Burn, Inc.
Designed to passively protect

Same trusted brand, new code compliant uses. We’ve answered the demand for better passive fire protection. Use coatings that meet the 2012 iCodes


Coatings For Industry, Inc.
For Tough Environments,
The Toughest Protection

A workplace exposed to vehicle traffic, fuel, and other harsh chemicals needs a floor coating that stands up to daily abuse. Wearcoat 100 high-build polyurethane provides superior protection.


Westcoat
Bringing New Colors To Concrete Surfaces

Liven up your concrete surfaces with Westcoat's newest color choices. Introducing a myriad of Fast Stain, Liquid Dazzle, and Texture-Crete Interior colors.


BASF
New resins from BASF will have metals loving water:

Excellent corrosion resistance, low VOC, high gloss, thin films basf.us/industrialcoatings
polyorders@basf.com
800-231-7868


VaproShield
Innovative Vapor Permeable Air Barrier Membranes

Designed for all climate construction and compatible with most substrates for easy installation, our membranes emit zero VOC's and require no primer.

 
 
 
Technology Publishing

The Technology Publishing Network

The Journal of Protective Coatings & Linings (JPCL) PaintSquare
Durability + Design Paint BidTracker JPCL Europe

 
EXPLORE D+D:      Interact   |   Blogs   |   Resources   |   Buying Guides   |   Webinars   |   White Papers   |   Classifieds
GET D+D:      Subscribe   |   Advertising Media Kit
KNOW D+D:      About D+D   |   Privacy policy   |   Terms & conditions   |   Site Map   |   Search   |   Contact Us
 

© Copyright 2010-2014, Technology Publishing, Co., All rights reserved
2100 Wharton Street, Suite 310, Pittsburgh PA 15203-1951; Tel 1-412-431-8300; Fax 1-412-431-5428; E-mail webmaster@paintsquare.com