April | 2014
Healthy Homes Conference for Building Professionals
Thurs., May 15 | Berkeley, CA
Join leading experts to learn about new building science, products, and practices to maximize safety and air quality in the home.
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Home health best practices are evolving quickly. Are you up to speed or out of date? Don’t miss Build It Green’s conference to convey the latest knowledge on this critical but often overlooked green building topic. We’ve assembled leading industry experts whose 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
Realtor Webinar: Talking Green Homes to Your Clients
Thurs., May 1, 10-11 a.m.
Join Build It Green for a free webinar to learn how to have a conversation with your clients about their options for energy and green upgrades to existing homes. Help them meet their goals and expand their purchase options. The resources and information we’ll provide can help you connect clients to rebates and green financing programs that give them more options to transform a fixer-upper into a comfortable, energy-saving green dream home.
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Register Now for Trainings in Oakland
The coming year is your chance to get trained and achieve one of Build It Green's professional certifications. In spring and summer 2014, we'll offer our next round of trainings in Oakland.
Certified Green Building
Thurs.-Fri., May 29-30 | Oakland
Thurs.-Sat., June 19 - 21 (half day on Saturday) | Oakland | Register Now
GreenPoint Rated New Home
Friday, July 11 | Oakland | Register Now
GreenPoint Rated Existing Home
Mon. - Tues., July 14 - 15 | Oakland | Register Now
To reach our Education Department, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 510-590-3360, Ext. 603.
Bay Area Contractor Forum: Selling and Delivering Energy Efficient Projects
Thurs., April 17, 7:30 - 9 a.m. | Oakland | Register Now
The Bay Area Regional Energy Network hosts this event for contractors: Hear about exciting opportunities in residential financing from Renewable Funding CEO Cisco DeVries; grow your network of energy efficiency professionals in the Bay Area; learn how contractors are successfully leveraging the Home Upgrade program in the field; and sign up for lead generating and outreach events including homeowner workshops and open houses.
Check the Build It Green events calendar for all upcoming workshops, classes, webinars, networking events, and trainings