Jan 8, 2014 4:00 PM  PST

New Green Building Certification Trainings for 2014


January | 2014

Green Building Workshops
Stay up to date on the latest green building practices, marketing solutions, news and trends while receiving CEU recertification credits. Food will be provided at each workshop.

Webinar: 2013 Remodel Code Updates - POSTPONED
Watch for a date announcement in upcoming newsletters

Join Build It Green for an overview of the 2013 Energy Code for existing residential homes. We'll highlight the new code measures as they relate to existing homes that undergo a remodel, addition, or major retrofit. Please note that this presentation will focus exclusively on the residential portion of the 2013 Energy Code for remodels and additions of existing homes.

GreenPoint Rated Version 6.0

Join Build it Green to learn about changes in the new GreenPoint Rated Version 6.0, and to prepare your business for its implementation in 2014.

GreenPoint Rated - All About Version 6.0
(for the public and building professionals)
Wed., Jan. 15 | 1 -2 p.m. | Register Now

GreenPoint Rated Version 6.0 for Raters
(mandatory for all Raters -- you are required to participate in
a live or recorded webinar)
Thurs., Jan. 23 | 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. | Register Now
(login required)

View the Recorded Webinar
Raters: To view a recording, follow the link below to login, and click " GreenPoint Rated Version 6 - Required Rater Webinar." Please watch the full presentation and answer the accompanying quiz questions - participation is monitored.

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GreenPoint Rated Trainings
These certifications are ideal for architects, builders, city building 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.

Certified Green Building Professional Training (CGBP)
Thurs.-Fri., Feb. 20-21 | Modesto

This two-day course introduces the main principles of green building and the systems approach to the design, construction and operation of buildings. It provides an understanding of energy efficiency, resource conservation, water conservation, and indoor air quality, and how to effectively convey the importance of these principles and market your business to homeowners.

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Prerequisites: none

GreenPoint Core (GPR Core)
Thurs.-Sat., March 20-22 (half day on Saturday) | Modesto

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)
Wed., April 2 | Modesto

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. Read full course description.

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Prerequisites: GPR Core

GreenPoint Rated Existing Home (GPR EH)
Thurs.-Fri., April 3-4 | Modesto

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.

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 delivered on-site and via its Distance Learning Network, EA-Quip energy modeling software webinars, guest speakers on technical topics, sessions held for contractor qualification and orientation, and presentations on new technology. Learn more on AEA's website.

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For additional information on this article, please contact:
Luis Espinoza
(510) 590-3360
Source: Build It Green  

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