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Working on a Green Building or LEED Project: What Certification Do I Need?

Advice provided by: Claire Moloney, LEED Green Associate, Cornell University Hi Allen, thank you for your question. If you just want to work on traditional building projects, the certification or licensing will vary from state to state. For example, in New York, home improvement contractors need a license . You can check whether or not a state has contractor licensing requirements here . If, as I assume, you are wondering about requirements for green building and/or LEED projects, read on! Subcontractor Certification for a LEED Project USGBC, the creators of LEED, do not require any special certification to work on the project. You only need the certifications or licenses that the project’s developer or owner requires. However, it is advantageous for one of the principal project participants to have a LEED AP credential. In LEED 2009, having at least one AP as a “principal...

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