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Frequently Asked Questions

Are your courses pre-approved through the Green Building Certification Institute and the American Institute of Architects?
Our courses have been pre-approved through our educational affiliates so you are guaranteed to get the credits you need to earn or maintain your LEED credential and AIA license
How can I become an educational affiliate?
We are always looking to expand our network of educational affiliates to better serve our clients.  If you believe you have a course that would be a good fit for our website, please email details to clientcare@theexamprepper.com.
Are these courses approved for any other programs (ex. AIA)?
All of these courses are pre-approved for AIA and GBCI (LEED). They may be used for other programs as well. However, you will need to check each specific program because these programs are most likely state specific and requirements may change.
How many hours do I need?
LEED Green Associates and LEED APs with specialty maintain their credential by earning continuing education hours every two years. LEED Green Associates must earn 15 continuing education hours and LEED APs must earn 30 continuing education hours.
How long do I have access to my courses?
You have access to all of your courses for 1 year unless otherwise specified by your package selection.
Can I complete my courses on my iPad?
You can complete your courses on any device that is compatible and displays PDF files through Adobe Flash Player.  Downloading a Flash Player application may be required for some devices.
Why do I need LEED continuing education hours?
The process is designed to facilitate continued professional development within the field of green building, thus growing knowledge and experience and improving job performance. Access the CMP Guide for additional information about credential maintenance.
How do I report my hours after completion?
There are two ways to report your hours. You can either self report your hours at USGBC.org under your “my credentials” account or you can auto report through our educational affiliate GBRI.
What is your affiliation with GBCI and USGBC?
We are an independent business and are not related to GBCI or USGBC.  All of the courses we offer have been approved by GBCI’s education review board through our educational affiliates.
How are your courses developed?
Many of our courses are developed by our educational affiliate GBRI.