LEED AP Homes Professional at William Raveis Real Estate.
Darien, Ct. ~ February 19th, 2011.
David Popoff, real estate agent at William Raveis Real Estate in Darien, Connecticut has earned his LEED AP Homes Professional Credential. David is part of a select group of architects, builders, home suppliers and other industry professionals nationwide who have earned the LEED Accredited Professional (AP) specialty designation, identifying him as someone with knowledge of the best strategies for incorporating green building principles. Other LEED AP specialty Professional Credentials are:
· Green Associate (prerequisite for LEED AP)
· Building Design & Construction (commercial)
· Operations & Maintenance
· Interior Design & Construction
· Neighborhood Development
· LEED Fellow
Connecticut currently has only nine LEED AP Home professionals with a total of 248* in the United States. LEED is an international rating system and there are 143,874* total LEED Professionals world-wide. (* as of July 1st, 2010)
LEED AP specialty graduates are required to maintain their designation by completing 30 hours of continuing eduction every two years with six hours being LEED specific and the remaining pertain to green build activities.
David has combined his passion of real estate and quality building at William Raveis with an emphasis on Green Building technology. In conjunction with his LEED AP Homes accreditation David has also earned the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) designation of Certified Green Professional (CGP). He is an active member of both the Connecticut chapter of the Green Build Council (CTGBC) and the Fairfield County chapter of Home Builders & Remodelers Association (HBRA).
The LEED AP program was developed by the United States Green Building Council (USGBC) providing continuous, update reference & educational material. The Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) is responsible for credential updates, continuing education credits and exam for the LEED AP program.
LEED, Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, certification program for new and remodeled buildings encourages the process of a holistic approach to sustainable green building. USGBC’s LEED certification is a voluntary participation program that has created a step by step process for implementation of strategies for better environmental and health performance of building.
Current LEED programs available are:
· LEED Homes
· LEED Neighborhood Development
· LEED for New Construction
· LEED for Core & Shell
· LEED for Commercial Interiors
· LEED foe Existing Buildings: Operations & Maintenance
· LEED for Schools
· LEED for Retail
LEED is a voluntary certification program that can be applied to any building type and any building lifecycle phase. It promotes a whole-building approach to sustainability by recognizing performance in key areas:
- Location & Linkages
- Sustainable Sites
- Water Efficiency
- Energy & Atmosphere
- Materials & Resources
- Indoor Environmental Quality
- Innovation in Design
- Regional Priority
- Awareness & Education.
USGBC is a consensus non-profit organization started in 1993 with a diverse membership comprising more than 14,000 companies and organizations. USGBC is a volunteer member designed organization that is committee based and member driven to promote green building and science.
David Popoff is a license Realtor in Connecticut with William Raveis office in Darien. A life time resident of Fairfield County he has worked throughout lower Fairfield County and now resides in Darien, Ct since 2004.
- Member of the Connecticut Association of Realtors, CAR.
- Member of the National Association of Realtors, NAR.
- David Popoff is an accredited LEED Accredited Professional (LEED AP) Homes and USGBC member of the Connecticut chapter (CTGBC).
- Associate member and an accredited Certified Green Professional (CGP) of National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) and the local chapter HBRA-Fairfield County, Ct. .
- Contact David Popoff for all your real estate needs in Darien, New Canaan, Rowayton and other parts of Connecticut.
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