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Green Training and Technology

MC's Science West LEED Certified Building
Green Training, Green Technology,  Environmental Management and Sustainability

What is LEED? Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LEED is a program that sets standards used internationally for the design, construction, and maintenance of environmentally sustainable buildings and infrastructure. Green Training at Montgomery College offers an introduction to the basic concepts and frameworks of sustainability and how it works, and why it is important. Get LEED certified! Prepare for the LEED Green Associate Exam. 

Do you work in building and construction? Learn to incorporate renewable and sustainable energy technologies into your projects such as Solar PV design and installation. 

Are  you looking to earn a degree? You may be interested in Environmental Horticulture and Sustainable Agribusiness Degree, Associate of Applied Science. Learn more about the Environmental Horticulture and Sustainable Agribusiness Program.


Worker installing solar panels on a roof

Green Training and Technology at MC

Classes vary by term, check the current schedule for course availability.

Take a Class (WDCE): 

  • GRN-007, Environmental, Social & Financial Sustainability, Introduction
  • GRN-005, LEED Green Associate Exam Prep

Learn a Skill at the Gudelsky Institute of Technology (GITE):

  • TTG 514, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Technologies
  • TTG 521, Solar PV Design and Installation
  • TTG 537,  Advanced Solar PV Design

Earn a Degree or Certificate:

Visit Environmental Management and Sustainability (Applied Technologies)  to learn about Environmental Horticulture and Sustainable Agribusiness AAS Degree or a Environmental Horticulture and Sustainable Agribusiness Certificate. 

Industry Credentialing, Certifications and Licensing: 

Students taking these classes or enrolling in these degree programs may find that the next step in their careers is to earn an industry credential in these related topics: Commercial Pesticide Applicators License, Certified Tree Worker Climber Specialist, National Green Infrastructure Certificate, Professional Turfgrass Fertilizer Applicator Certificate, Licensed Tree Expert.  


Energy Conservation and Sustainability at Montgomery College

Montgomery College's new Science Center on the Rockville Campus is LEED Gold Certified!. It is one of many aspects of the important program of energy management and resource conservation at the college. Learn more about the MC Green Routine, Climate Change and Resilience and Benchmarking to reduce energy usage. Learn more about Energy Conservation and Sustainability at Montgomery College.

And you might want to discover what the Montgomery College Green Team does for energy and resource conservation and sustainability. Learn more about the MC Green Team.