Comly Wilson's Blog Posts

- May 02, 2014

The Definitive Guide to Getting a Job in Solar

Things are looking up for the solar energy industry, which means less dependence on fossil fuels, a greener environment, and more jobs! Although many of these jobs require specific...

Kaplan Clean Tech Education - March 31, 2014

Push Coming to Shove For Those Seeking to Take LEED Exam

LEED version 4 is approaching, and with it comes a suite of changes to the exam content, material and format. Individuals who have passed the test before the changeover, which occurs...

- February 18, 2014

For Most, Going Solar is All About the Money

                Energy independence, environmental impact, climate change mitigation, contingency plans in case of a power outage – these are all good reasons to have solar power installed...

Kaplan Clean Tech Education - February 17, 2014

Nailing Down the Difference Between LEED v3 and LEED v4

As the standard in green building best practices, the U.S. Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) system is the world’s preeminent green building...

Kaplan Clean Tech Education - January 16, 2014

How to Prepare for a Job in the Solar Energy Workforce

With steady advances in technology, solar energy has at last become an economically viable option to integrate into our economic infrastructure. The industry not only promotes environmental...

- December 04, 2013

What is LEED Green Associate?

Before going into detail about the LEED Green Associate accreditation, let us quickly remind you, as we already went through it in previous articles, what LEED is. LEED is an internationally...

- November 25, 2013

LEED Certifications and Hospitals

Hospitals in the U.S are known to be among the largest consumers of energy. They are open 24 hours, have hundreds of people living and circulating in the buildings everyday and in addition...

- November 19, 2013

What are the advantages of passing the NABCEP exam?

In an industry that keeps growing exponentially through continued investment and financing from both private and public funding, the search for quality and recognition will be necessary...

- September 25, 2013

The Business Case For Green Buildings

It is the question asked for so many times when talking about green building. Does it pay off to make your building green (or at least greener)? What Makes Up a Green Building? According...

- September 19, 2013

Is LEED Accreditation Worth It?

Gaining Momentum There is no doubt that LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is gaining momentum despite the lagging economy. According to the 2013 study done by the...

Comly Wilson

Comly Wilson

Comly Wilson is a Research Associate at CleanEdison, a national provider of clean energy, energy efficiency, and corporate sustainability training and certification courses. He studied energy and environmental policy at American University...

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