Event Title:

GreenPoint Rated Core Training #GPC111406A


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Event Date/Time:

Start: 6/14/2011 8:00:00 AM
End: 6/15/2011 5:00:00 PM


Build It Green Trainer
Build It Green


Lakeside Park Garden Center


Jun 14, 2011 8:00 AM

Event Deadline:

06/14/2011 08:00

Event Notes:

GreenPoint Rated Core

Tuesday, June 14th,
8:00am - 5:00pm
Wednesday June 15th, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Field Test:
Saturday, June 18th
8:30am - 12:00pm -- Location TBD (Alameda County)
Course Fee*:
Regular:  $400 Members | $450 non-members

Early Bird:  $350 Members | $400 non-members (by May 13th)
*Scholarships Available! See below for details
Course Description:
Before you can become certified as at GreenPoint Rater or Advisor, it is important to understand the policies and procedures that inform the rating system and the role of the Rater and Advisor in the design, construction and retrofitting of energy efficient, green homes.

It is also important to be aware of current green building trends and identify the opportunities for third-party verification in the marketplace.

This 2.5-day course is a prerequisite for all GreenPoint Rated trainings and gets you started on the path to becoming a GreenPoint Rater or Advisor. It introduces you to all GreenPoint Rated systems (New Home, Existing Home, Single Family and Multifamily), and covers basic procedures, program requirements, verifications of select measures, and the differing responsibilities of advisors and raters. You also learn about the GreenPoint Rated Climate Calculator.

Topics covered in this course:
  • How to leverage the resources offered by Build It Green and GreenPoint Rated
  • Verification protocols for core GreenPoint Rated measures, including:
  • Site and foundation
  • Outdoor water and resource conservation
  • High efficiency equipment and effective systems
  • Water conserving fixtures, features and equipment
  • Framing and building envelope practices
  • The best finishes for resources conservation and improved indoor air quality
  • Community measures on access and services
  • Green building plan check review
Pre-requisites - one of the following:
  • Build It Green's Certified Green Building Professional (CGBP)
  • Sonoma State University, School of Extended Education, Green Building Professional Certificate Program
  • U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (LEED-AP) credential
  • U.S. Green Building Council's Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Green Associate credential

Registration, Eligibility & Scholarships
Course Fee*:
Regular:  $400 Members | $450 non-members

Early Bird:  $350 Members | $400 non-members (by May 13th)
*NOTE: full scholarships are available to qualifying contractors who work in Alameda County (see application for more info)
TO APPLY:  Download and submit your eligibility application.  If approved, you will be sent a link to register.

Event and Venue Information


What to Bring

  • Writing instruments, highlighter
  • A refillable water bottle or drink container, to limit disposable water bottle use.
  • BUSINESS CARDS to network with other attendees

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



Event Comments:


Speaker Information:


Contact Name:

  Build It Green Professional Training Department

Contact Phone:

  (510) 590-3360 EXT. 603

Contact Fax:

  (510) 590-3361

Contact Email:



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