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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 Are you up to speed or out of date?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:

  • how to cost-effectively maintain indoor air quality during construction 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.

For a limited time, we are offering the trainings below for only $150 each. That's $300 in savings per training! This special opportunity won't last long, so register today!


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

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.

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GreenPoint Rated Core (GPR Core)
Thurs.-Sat., June 19-21 (half day on Saturday) | Oakland

This course introduces you to all GreenPoint Rated systems and includes basic policies and procedures, program rexx z quirements, 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)
Fri., July 11 | Oakland

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 EHSF)
Mon.-Tue., July 14-15 | Oakland

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




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

Honda Smart Home:
PG&E Emerging Technologies Demonstration Showcase

Thurs., May 1, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. | Davis

The Honda Smart Home is a zero net energy (ZNE) showcase project featuring new energy efficient technologies and solar photovoltaics that charge an electric vehicle. Technical experts will be available to answer questions about the technologies and systems.

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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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