Feb 18, 2014 5:00 PM  PST

Latest Trainings: GreenPoint Rated, Energy Efficiency Marketing


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February | 2014



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 Core (GPR Core)
Thurs.-Sat., March 20-22 (half day on Saturday) | Modesto

This course introduces you to all GreenPoint Rated systems and includes basic policies and procedures, program requirements, verifications of select measures, and the differing roles of advisors and raters. GreenPoint Rated Core is a pre-requisite for most of our other GreenPoint Rated trainings and starts you on the path to becoming a GreenPoint Rater or Advisor.

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Prerequisites: CGBP or equivalent training


GreenPoint Rated New Home (GPR NH)
Wed., April 2 | Modesto

This one-day course covers the policies, processes and program requirements unique to the New Home rating system. It addresses current trends in new construction and illustrates the role of the Rater and Advisor in the green building process.
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Prerequisites: GPR Core


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

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.

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Prerequisites: GPR Core




Green Building Webinars

The Living Building Challenge
Fri., March 14 | 11 a.m. - noon

Join Build It Green and Healthy Building Science for an overview of the Living Building Challenge certification program. Whether you are working on large-scale projects or small renovations, this presentation will inspire a new way of looking at sustainable design and construction.

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Multifamily Webinars

Multifamily Raters:
How to Market Energy Efficiency Programs to Your Clients
Tue., March 11 | 10 - 11 a.m.

Join us to learn more about how to effectively market energy efficiency programs to your clients. We will review key marketing points and strategies of the Energy Upgrade California Multifamily Program in Southern California.

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GreenPoint Rated Version 6.0
Recorded Webinar

Learn about changes in the new GreenPoint Rated Version 6.0, and prepare your business for its implementation in 2014.

Raters: The deadline for you to watch the mandatory recorded webinar is 3/31/14. To view a recording, follow the link below to login, and click " GreenPoint Rated Version 6 - Required Rater Webinar." Please watch the full presentation and answer the accompanying quiz questions - participation is monitored.

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

PG&E Specialized Training:
Air Sealing and Insulating Existing Homes

Wed., Feb. 19 | Stockton

This class focuses on best practices for air sealing and insulating attics and crawlspaces and covers diagnostic equipment, appropriate tools, materials, and methods, site constraints, potential hazards and evaluating costs and benefits of material options.

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Multifamily Green Property Management Training
Feb. 19-20, 24-25 | Emeryville

Tighten up your operations with efficient and green O&M practices, and expand your skills and business opportunities. This free training is specifically for property managers and offers the opportunity to earn a Building Performance Institute certificate.

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PG&E Specialized Training:
Commissioning the Building Envelope

Tue., Feb. 25 | Stockton

Improving an existing building enclosure for measureable energy reductions means that you need to achieve specific targets. Learn how to verify the success of your current projects and improve the performance outcomes of your future jobs.

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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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