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USGBC® Central Pennsylvania Partners with Green Education Services to Further Keystone State’s Green Initiatives

September 19, 2012

ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of U.S. Green Building Council(®) (USGBC(®)) announced recently that it will be partnering with Green Education Services, a green jobs and worksite safety training provider, to bring premier LEED certification training to the region.

“Our Chapter is pleased to offer quality LEED Prep training locally and at very competitive pricing through our partnership with Green Education Services,” commented Robert Price, Executive Director of USGBC Central PA Chapter.

The partnership will provide educational workshops throughout the year for industry professionals interested in learning about USGBC’s Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design(®) (LEED) green building rating system. The workshops will include the LEED Green Associate and LEED AP BD+C Exam Prep curricula, which prepare individuals to pass the LEED credentialing exams.

“We are excited and honored by this opportunity,” stated Green Education Services’ CEO, Zachary Rose. “With the support of the USGBC Central Pennsylvania Chapter, we look forward to providing quality, affordable LEED certification training for USGBC Chapter members and local professionals.”

The first series of workshops will take place on September 27(th) and 28(th) in Camp Hill, PA. Individuals interested in registering can visit http://leed-exam-prep-harrisburg-092712.eventbrite.com/ or call Green Education Services at 1-800-355-1751. A limited number of workshop tickets are available for the LEED Green Associate Course (Sept. 27), the LEED AP for Building Design + Construction Course (Sept. 28), or a combined 2-day workshop ticket which includes registration for both classes. Discounts are available for USGBC Central PA members.

About USGBC Central Pennsylvania Chapter
The USGBC Central Pennsylvania Chapter was originally founded as the Green Building Association of Central Pennsylvania which was formed in 1997 by design and construction professionals who recognized the need to educate themselves and their colleagues about sustainability. We are a member organization with a broad-based constituency including architects, engineers, builders, contractors, developers, financiers, facility managers, government officials, interior designers, landscape architects, specifiers, realtors, urban planners, consultants, educators, and environmentalists.

About Green Education Services
Green Education Services (www.greenedu.com) provides building design and construction industry professionals with world-class sustainable design and work-safety training. With LEED® Certification Seminars, EPA Lead Certification Training, and Energy Auditor Training, Green Education Services provides all the green jobs training, resources, and tools necessary to quickly and successfully enter the green work force.

Media Contact: Nichole Bogdanske, 646-723-4359, nbogdanske@greenedu.com

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