August | 2014
Build It Green Trainings
Our certifications are ideal for architects, builders, city officials, designers, or green consultants who wish to learn the principles of green building, and get a jumpstart on their eligibility for GreenPoint Rated, the most trusted certification for green homes.
For a limited time, we are offering the training below for only $150. That's a $300 savings! This special opportunity won't last long, so register today!
Certified Green Building Professional Training
Sept. 18-19 | 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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Save the Date: Water Wise Homes Conference, Nov. 6
Mark your calendar for our upcoming conference on water-saving solutions for the green homes you build or remodel. Topics range from landscape engineering and water reuse to the water-energy nexus. Look for registration details in the next newsletter.
Green Building Webinars
All webinars provide Build It Green CEU credits.
Net Zero Energy Builder Innovations: Part Two
Aug. 21 | 10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. | Register Now
This series, developed in partnership with the Net Zero Energy Coalition, presents cutting-edge net-zero energy projects.
In Part Two, learn how De Young Properties -- a mid-sized, family run, semi-custom builder in the San Joaquin Valley -- has achieved net zero energy. Each one of De Young's homes have exceeded the minimum California energy code requirements (Title 24) by at least 30% since 2010.
FREE Realtor Webinar:
Energy Efficient Financing - Green Loan Products
Aug. 22 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Register Now
Discover the loan products and financing strategies that can unlock the emerging opportunities to sell green homes in California. This webinar is brought to you by The Energy Network and New American Funding.
Free Multifamily Energy Pro Modeling Webinar
Aug. 25 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Register Now
Raters and energy consultants: Learn how to approach multifamily residential building modeling using Energy Pro 5.
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Energy Systems Management Technology Courses at Skyline College – Fall Registration Now Open
Skyline College’s Energy Systems Technology Management (ESTM) programs train energy and construction professionals to transform homes and businesses into healthier, more comfortable and efficient places. Programs offer pathways to careers in the energy and construction sectors for new entrants to the field. Courses present skill development opportunities for experienced workers, business owners, and contractors.
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Green Focus at the Appraisal Institute’s Fall Conference
Sept. 17 | 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
For the first time this year, the Northern California Chapter conference offers attendees the opportunity to focus entirely on green building and environmental issues.
The conference’s Real Estate and the Environment sessions will be devoted to Green Building Trends, California Climate Policy, Water Scarcity and Environmental Contamination. Registration is now open, and the early bird discount expires soon!
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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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