US Builders Review understands that searching for information about LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certifications and green building technology can be trying. An intriguing option to consider is to access the necessary data in mobile app form. Although trade journals are an excellent source of information, using mobile apps to gather additional information also makes sense. Following are ten iOS apps you can consider for your LEED certification and green building information needs.
US Builders Review - 10 iOs LEED Applications
Available from Sprocket, the LEED app gives users access to LEED flashcards. Perfect for anyone wanting to beef up their knowledge on all aspects of the LEED certification process, this iOS app will work on both iPads and iPhones.
EcoFlash GE Lite
Brought to you by SHP Leading Design, the EcoFlash GE Lite app offers information on specifics like water management, site specifications, and energy analysis. US Builders Review suggests this app because it lets you review data based upon LEED definitions, design standards, and even figures pertaining to LEED certified buildings.
EcoFlash BD + C Lite
Also available from SHP Leading Design, the EcoFlash BD + C app offers information on the building, design, and construction portion of the LEED certification exam. Users of this app can find information regarding LEED reference standards, LEED practitioners who have been recognized for their designs, and indoor requirements for LEED certification.
LEED Study Guide
Supplied by the Beaver Creek Group, the LEED Study Guide app offers users information on everything from erosion and sedimentation to plumbing drawings and sewage conveyance. Users of this app can also send the app data to their computers, so they can print information to use as hard copy study guides. US Builders Review finds this application particularly useful as it also includes an audio portion.
Offered by LoraxPro, the LoraxPro app lets users work together on LEED projects. From managing contact information to scheduling site visits and inspections, multiple tasks can be accomplished via this iOS app.
Available from Green Badger, the Green Badger app lets users access data on topics like construction waste, erosion control, and sustainable materials management. Users of this app learn how to prevent pollution caused by construction activity, discover new recyclable construction materials, and learn how to create management reports regarding indoor air quality.
LEED Certification Guide
Created by Gary Dillabough, the LEED Certification Guide app offers users data on topics like LEED building requirements, certification levels, and LEED exam requirements. This app is targeted at users who wish to achieve LEED certification in non-technical fields. Requirements for the LEED Green Associate certification are less stringent than for a full LEED certification.
Green Building App
Available via the Open Green Building Society, the Green Building App gives users access to case studies, photographic essays, and audio files relating to green building technology. This interactive app lets users search for LEED certified buildings and discover Living Building Challenge award winners.
LEED Green Associate
Offered by LEEDTeacher, the LEED Green Associate app offers users information on topics like site management, water management, and energy impacts. This app offers over 350 facts and figures for those interested in obtaining their LEED certification. This app lets users swipe in between data sets, save data for later review, and even offers a shuffle function to alter the order in which data is displayed.
The LEED App - GA
Available from Tech2000, the LEED App - GA app offers data on everything from solar absorption rates to grey water and zoning laws. This app lets users study for their LEED certification in a number of ways. Users can focus on specific areas of LEED certification or can review material in a pop-up question format. This app also includes social media integration, so users can stay informed regarding upgrades and bug fixes.
Any of these ten iOS apps will be the useful to further your knowledge of LEED building practices and requirements. US Builders Review believes using a mobile app to further your knowledge of green building practices will help you to retain information longer and gain a deeper understanding.