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Latest Events: Healthy Homes, Green Building Professional Training 


April | 2014

Healthy Homes Conference
Thurs. May 15 | Berkeley, CA | Register Now

Home health best practices are evolving quickly. Are you up to speed or out of date? Join leading experts at Build It Green's latest conference to learn about new building science, products, and practices to maximize safety and air quality in the home.

Presentations will explore:
  • cost-effective ways to maintain indoor air quality during construction and remodeling to protect homeowners and work crews

  • updated combustion safety standards and testing protocols

  • how to assess the health and “greenness” of building products and materials, from countertops to foam insulation and flame retardants in furniture

  • new building products and healthier alternatives

  • the latest building science on indoor air quality, including current challenges and debates

  • easiest ways to improve indoor air quality of existing homes

GreenPoint Rated Trainings
These certifications are ideal for architects, builders, city officials, designers, or green consultants who wish to learn the principles of green building and help their clients participate in the GreenPoint Rated Program, the most trusted certification for green homes.

GreenPoint Rated Existing Home (GPR EH)
Thurs.-Fri., April 3-4 | Modesto | Apply Now

This is the required course for certification as a GreenPoint Rater or Advisor for existing single family homes. This two-day course covers policies, program requirements, verifications, energy evaluation and audit, role of the rater and submittal processes unique to a single family existing home.

Prerequisites: GPR Core

Certified Green Building Professional Training
Thurs.-Fri., May 29-30 | Oakland | Register Now

This course introduces the main principles of green building and the systems approach to the design, construction and operation of buildings. The CGBP training is a pre-requisite for GreenPoint Rated Core.

Green Building Webinars
All webinars provide 1 CEU credit..

REALTOR Webinar: Digital Green Home Tour
Apr. 3 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Register Now

We'll take you on a digital walk-through of a home and show you how to identify energy efficient features. Then you can teach your clients about the costs and feasibility of home energy upgrades.

Multifamily: Energy Code Updates for Multifamily
Retrofits and Remodeling

Apr. 10 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Register Now

Nathan Krantz, Principal at Krantz Consultants, will highlight the new measures of the 2013 Energy Code for existing multifamily homes, which took effect Jan 2014, as they relate to existing multifamily homes that undergo a remodel, addition, or major retrofit.

Partner Events
Browse these offerings for building professionals from Build It Green partners and other organizations.

54th Annual AIBD California Society Conference:
Building Design + Building Science

Wed.-Fri., April 2-4 | San Bruno

This conference addresses building design while operating hands-on devices, bridging the gap between design and science. Learn about building performance, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, building materials, construction methods, design practice skills, and design business media.

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Association for Energy Affordability Events and Training

Training at AEA encompasses a wide range of formal and informal offerings, including certification training, multifamily weatherization training and related courses.

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BPI Building Analyst Training @ Rising Sun Energy
Course schedule:
May 13-June 7
Tues. and Thurs., 6:00-8:00pm; Sat. 10:00am-4:00pm

Rising Sun Energy Center is an approved BPI Testing Center with 19 years experience providing energy efficiency training. Through our Advanced Green Energy Training Services (Advanced GETS) program, we offer a high-quality intensive opportunity to gain an industry-recognized and highly-valued certification.

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