May 29, 2014 6:00 PM  PST

New Green Building Webinars, Presentations on Water Conservation


May | 2014

Call for Presentations: Water Conference on Oct. 23
Share your expertise on an issue related to residential water conservation at Build It Green’s upcoming water conference. We’re looking for industry leaders to serve as presenters at our conference for building professionals, scheduled for Oct. 23, 2014.

View Request for Proposals >> (pdf)

Green Building Webinars
All webinars offer Build It Green CEU credit.

Green Real Estate Webinar: Understanding Energy Audits
Jun. 6 | 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. | Register Now

Join us for an overview of energy audits/assessments, tailored for real estate professionals and their needs. We'll describe what takes place during a typical audit/assessment, and provide information about typical green home features.

FREE Multifamily Energy Pro Modeling
June 12 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Register Now

Stay up to date with current building envelope modeling and design strategies for combined high rise and low rise multifamily buildings.

Healthy Homes Conference:
View the Presentations

On May 15, Build It Green brought together more than 175 building professionals for an in-depth exploration of today’s most important home health and indoor air quality issues. Leading experts delivered presentations on the latest building science, products, and practices.

Did you miss it? You can view pdfs of the presentations on flame retardants, combustion safety, red lists, the “Myth and Reality” keynote address from Anthony Bernheim, and more.
View the Presentations >>

What’s next? A water conservation conference on Oct. 23. Watch for more details soon!

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!

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 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)
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.

Apply Now >>
Prerequisites: GPR Core

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

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.

Learn More >>

Book Recommendation: Residential Green Valuation Tools 
by Sandra K. Adomatis, SRA, LEED Green Associate and published by the Appraisal Institute

Appraisers who value green homes are breaking new ground and face unique challenges. Residential Green Valuation Tools provides the methods and resources you need to meet these challenges and become a green-friendly appraiser.

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