Event Title:

GreenPoint Rated Existing Home #EH101104A

 

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Event Date/Time:

Start: 11/4/2010 8:00:00 AM
End: 11/5/2010 5:00:00 PM
 

Speaker:

 
 
 

Location:

IBEW Local 332 Headquarters
 

Pricing:

 
Before
Nov 3, 2010 10:45 PM
Member:
$400.00
Non-Member:
$450.00
 

Event Deadline:

11/03/2010 22:45
   

Event Notes:



GreenPoint Rated: Existing Home Advisor & Rater Training

Thursday, November 4, 2010 - 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Friday, November 5 2010 - 8:00AM - 5:00PM
 
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Course Description

Get ready for new business opportunities with the GreenPoint Rated Existing Home Training! Green home label incentives will be available to homeonwers in Alameda County starting next year. Combined with energy upgrade rebates currently available through Energy Upgrade California,getting a green label more will be affordable than ever, and Existing Home Raters will be more in demand.
 
Current GreenPoint Rater and Advisors for New Home can attend this 2-day course to become a Certified GreenPoint Rater or Advisor for existing and remodeled homes. This course builds on the GreenPoint Rater - New Home (GPR-NH) Training.
 

This course uses visual examples of actual construction sites, demonstrating how to verify each of the GreenPoint Rated - Existing Home measures. You will participate in interactive exercises and case studies to help you learn the process. Energy software will be demonstrated, and you will learn step-by-step processes to be an effective GreenPoint Rater or Advisor for Existing Home (GPR - EH).
To become a GreenPoint Rater or Advisor - EH, you must:

  1. Meet eligibility requirements
  2. Take course and pass exam
 
In this course, you will learn:

 

  • The objectives of GreenPoint Rated - EH program
  • Verification of the GreenPoint Rated - EH measures
  • How to perform ratings for both Whole House and Elements
  • GreenPoint Rated - EH Program Policies and Procedures
  • Health and other required safety measures
  • Energy consumption requirements
  • Energy software demonstration
  • Services and resources available from Build It Green

At the end of this course, you should be able to demonstrate how to:

  • Talk with homeowners about the benefits of having their homes rated
  • Work with the homeowner
  • Compare this program to other rating systems and relevant programs
  • Complete an Energy Consumption Take-Off
  • Understand the usage of the energy software
  • Rate or Advise to design/build an existing home, step-by-step
  • Work with Build It Green during the rating process
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Eligibility Requirements

The GreenPoint Rated: Advisor and Rater Existing Home training is open to GreenPoint Rated: Advisors or Raters (New Home) who are interested in adding green ratings and advising for existing homes to their portfolio of services.
 

Eligibility for GreenPoint Rated: Existing Home Advisor

To earn GreenPoint Advisor - Existing Home certification, you need to complete the GreenPoint Rated: Advisor or Rater application for Existing Homes and meet each the following requirements:

  1. Be a current Certified GreenPoint Rater in good standing
  2. Provide documentation of at least ONE credential showing building or home performance experience - listed on our GreenPoint Rated Eligibility Page - READ MORE

Eligibility for GreenPoint Rated: Existing Home Rater

In addition to completion of the Certified GreenPoint Rater New Home training, Raters attending the Existing Home training must have prior experience with home performance testing and building science, as well as working knowledge of construction and experience with vintage features.
 
To earn GreenPoint Rated: Existing Home Rater certification, you need to complete the GreenPoint Rated: Advisor or Rater application for Existing Homes and meet ALL of the following requirements:
  1. Be a current Certified GreenPoint Rater in good standing
  2. Provide documentation of at least ONE credential showing building or home performance experience - listed on our GreenPoint Rated Eligibility Page - READ MORE
Certification for both GreenPoint Rated: Existing Home Rater and Advisor designations are valid for two years, at which time Recertification is required to keep certification current. 
 

Petition for Participation

For students who do not have one of the prerequisite credentials listed on our GreenPoint Rated Eligibility Page, we offer a petition option.  A petition is a written explanation and documentation of how the student has the equivilent of 4 years mastery level experience in new home construction or existing home retrofit and remodel. READ MORE
 

What would you like to do?

LEARN MORE about what this training will offer.
 
REVIEW eligibility requirements.
 
SUBMIT your application today!
 

Event & Venue Information

 

Refreshments
Beverages will be available throughout the day. An afternoon snack will be provided. Attendees will be responsible for their own breakfast and lunch.

Registration
Please plan to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early so that we can begin the course promptly
 
Parking
There is ample parking available at the IBEW Local 332 Headquarters parking lot.
 

Event Comments:

Build It Green is now proud to offer Early Bird Discount (EBD) registration to our professional training events in 2010!  Members will receive $100 off / Non-Members receive $50 off when registering for an event up to 30-days ahead of the training start date. The reduction in fee is automatically deducted upon registration (members, log in).
 
CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY
  • Registrants will be charged a $100.00 late transfer fee if rescheduling to another training less than three days before the course start date.
  • Registrants will receive a100% refund if cancellation is requested no less than two weeks before the course start date.
  • Registrants will be charged a $200.00 cancellation fee if cancellation is requested less than two weeks before the training.
  • No refunds for cancellations received within 3 business days of the course start date.
  • No refunds for no call/no show.
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Speaker Information:

 
 

Contact Name:

  Professional Training Department

Contact Phone:

  510-590-3360 x603

Contact Fax:

  (510) 590-3361

Contact Email:

  training@builditgreen.org
 

 

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