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Penn State Wilkes-Barre to Host Training for Professional Engineers

10/4/2010 —

Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education is proud to offer continuing education training for professional engineers and those in the construction business.

The Green Advantage® Training and Certification program, designed to meet ACT 25 requirements for professional engineers, land surveyors, and geologists licensed in Pennsylvania, focuses on maintaining, improving, and expanding the skills and knowledge relevant to licensee’s professional practice.  Professional engineers can earn eight professional development hours (PDHs).

The course will take place Wednesday, November 17 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at Penn State Wilkes-Barre and will cover topics such as construction principles behind sustainable buildings; green practices and strategies; saving energy; improving the health conditions for construction workers and building occupants; and Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED).

By taking this one-day class, participants will be eligible to sit for the GA-Commercial Construction Exam and become Green Advantage® Certified.  The exam will take place Friday, November 19 from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. at Penn State Wilkes-Barre.

For more information, or to register, please contact Sandy Race, Penn State Wilkes-Barre Continuing Education, at sxr50@psu.edu or 570-675-9253.

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