September | 2014
Registration Is Now Open!
Water Wise Homes Conference
Nov. 6 | 8 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. | Berkeley
We all want our residential projects to save more water, but keeping up with the latest practices and policies can be challenging. In its latest conference, Build It Green delivers advanced solutions to help building professionals like you overcome water conservation barriers.
Learn new technologies, techniques, and strategies to save water in the homes we design, build, and remodel. Join us to help fight California’s drought!
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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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Green Building Webinars
All webinars provide Build It Green CEU credits.
Net Zero Energy Builder Innovations: Part Three
Sept. 25 | 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 Three, Chris Williams of Avalon Master Builder will walk you through Avalon’s Discovery Series Net-Zero Energy Homes, highlighting the project’s successes and failures, and how this experience has shaped the company’s future approach to Net-Zero
Future of Green Buildings
Oct. 24 | 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. | Register Now
Learn more about where the future of green building is heading. Using case studies of smart buildings looking forward, we will discuss what trends, policies, net zero measures and designs to expect for green multifamily buildings.
Browse these offerings for building professionals from Build It Green partners and other organizations.
FREE PG&E Energy Education Class:
Auditing Electricity Use in Homes
Sept. 12 | 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. | Stockton | Register Now
Learn to manage electric baseloads and plug loads. This new class enables utility personnel, home performance contractors, and energy consultants to systematically identify and reduce both unknown background or phantom loads, and normal discretionary consumption. Topics include audit protocols, power monitors, and effective control strategies.
Home Energy Magazine Discount Offer
Published bi-monthly since 1984, Home Energy is the trusted trade magazine and educational resource for green building, home performance and weatherization professionals.
$20 off print + online annual subscription, or $10 off online-only annual subscription with promo code BGREEN.
Environmental Defense Fund’s People's Climate
Sept. 21 | New York City | Sign Up Now
On September 21, hundreds of thousands of activists will take part in the People's Climate March—the largest march in support of global climate action. Even if you don’t live in the New York City area, EDF can help you get there. RSVP and they'll send you travel information specific to your state.
Schools and Community Colleges Summit and Exposition
Nov. 5 - 6 | Pasadena Convention Center | Register Now
With over 100 companies offering green products and services, dozens of educational sessions, and special events including a Leadership Awards reception, the Summit offers two days of total immersion in all aspects of green schools.
Please forward this invitation to anyone else who might be interested in attending these meetings.