Event Title:

CGBP & GreenPoint Rated: Advisor/Rater #RC100315A


Sponsored By:


Event Date/Time:

Start: 3/15/2010 8:00:00 AM
End: 3/20/2010 12:30:00 PM


Marc Richmond
Practica Consulting
Build It Green Trainer


North Coast Builders Exchange


Feb 15, 2010 11:45 PM
Mar 14, 2010 11:45 PM

Event Deadline:

03/14/2010 23:45

Event Notes:

Be sure to read the GreenPoint Rated Certification Eligibility Requirements before registering for this training.
Certified Green Building Professional Training and Exam:
Monday, March 15, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Tuesday, March 16, 8:00am – 5:00pm   1-hour exam at 4:00pm

GreenPoint Rated: Advisor & Rater Training & Exams:

Wednesday, March 17, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday March 18, 8:00am – 5:00 pm
Practice exercises and exams to prepare for the Plan Check Exam on Friday.

Friday, March 19, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Concludes with two open-book written exams.  (1) GreenPoint Rated Program, Policies and Procedures.  (2) Plan Check exam.  You will need to know how to read blueprints to complete it.

Saturday, March 20, 2010 (8:30 am – 12:00 pm)
FIELD EXAM: The Saturday session is devoted to the field verification at a development/construction site *Please be on time. Late arrivals will not be able to take the exam.


Pre-study of the training manuals is highly recommended prior to attending the training. The course is fast paced and covers a lot of material, pre-study will assist you in preparing for the exams.  Your pre-study materials will be sent in a separate email.  Should you not receive them, please email Training@BuildItGreen.org.

Raters and Advisors also must complete an application in order to be instated. Please bring copies of your credentials to the training where you will receive the applicaiton.  Review the eligibility requirements to learn more about Advisor & Rater roles.
Please see links below for pertinent information regarding the trainings:
Certified Green Building Professional (CGBP) Training - More Course Information
GreenPoint Rated: Advisor & Rater Training - More Course Information
GreenPoint Rated - Eligibility Requirements
CGBP and GreenPoint Rated Recertification Requirements

Bring to the Training:
  • Writing instruments, highlighter.

  • A refillable water bottle or drink container, to limit disposable water bottle use.

  • Calculator

  • BUSINESS CARDS, about 100, in order to network with other attendees.

  • Copies of Licenses and Certifications required for the Rater Application.

  • For the Plan Check Exam (Friday): we recommend that you bring a magnifying glass to review the half-size plans.

  • For the Field Exam (Saturday): bring sturdy closed-toe shoes, a hardhat, measuring tape, and waterproof jacket. No other tools are required.

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

Please plan to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early so that we can begin the course promptly
There is ample parking available at NCBE.
Hosts:   Build It Green is proud to offer this training with event host
North Coast Builders Exchange logo
North Coast Builders Exchange:
Learn More about N.C.B.E.


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).

  • Registrants may use 100% of paid fees if rescheduling to another training no less than eight days before the training.
  • Registrants may received 100% refund if cancellation is requested no less than eight days before the training.
  • Registrants may receive a 50% refund if cancellation is requested less than eight days before the training.
  • Registrants will be charged $100.00 late registration fee if rescheduling less than eight days before the training.
  • Registrants will be charged a $200.00 no call/no show fee.

Speaker Information:

Marc Richmond, President of Practica Consulting, is a nationally recognized green building educator with more than 15 years experience in the green building field, a founding member of Build It Green and the organization's lead trainer and technical consultant.  He spent seven years as part of the Austin Energy Green Building Program, the first such rating program in the country and has worked extensively in Texas, California, Colorado and Pennsylvania as green building consultant, construction supervisor, and energy services company project manager.  


Contact Name:

  Build It Green Professional Training Department

Contact Phone:

  510-845-0472 x603

Contact Fax:

  (510) 845-4831

Contact Email:



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