27 Jun '14, 10pm

Exploding demand for LEED credentials among employers..!

A new study of job postings from across the country indicates that demand for LEED Green Associates and LEED APs has grown 46% in the last twelve months. And a 90-day scan of U.S. job listings found 9,033 available jobs that specifically require a LEED credential (Burning Glass Technologies, Labor/Insight, 2014). USGBC recently surveyed hundreds of current employers of LEED credential holders about the value of the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP. The work of these organizations spans many industries and functions, but they all tell a similar story about the value the LEED credentials bring to their work. In fact, 91% of employers we spoke to would recommend the program to peers, and 71% told us they’re likely to make holding a LEED credential a requirement in the future. Why have your staff earn their LEED Green Associate? Why hire a LEED AP? Here are the top benefits to...

Full article: http://www.usgbc.org/articles/exploding-demand-leed-crede...

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