Event Title:

Certified Green Building Professional #CG112504A


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Event Date/Time:

Start: 5/24/2011 8:00:00 AM
End: 5/25/2011 5:00:00 PM


Professional Training
Build It Green


Alameda County Conference Center


May 23, 2011 5:00 PM

Event Deadline:

05/23/2011 17:00

Event Notes:

Certified Green Building Professional Training and Exam

Tuesday, May 24:  8:00am – 5:00pm
Wednesday, May 25:  8:00am – 5:00pm 1-hour exam at 4:00pm
Course Description
Training participants attend a two-day, 16-hour course based on the overarching principles of green building and the systems approach to the design, construction and operation of buildings. The course is followed by a written exam. Expert instructors and guest speakers provide in-depth presentations on green building topics and green business marketing. Typical course content is outlined below:

Day One:
  • Energy (conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy as it applies to framing, insulation, windows, water heating, appliances, heating/cooling and lighting)
  • Resource Conservation (jobsite waste/recycling, landscaping, water conservation, efficient framing, durability, and materials choices)
Day Two:
  • Indoor Air Quality (VOCs, finish materials, ventilation, filtration, mold, and IAQ construction practices)
  • Developing and Marketing a Green Business (consumer preferences, marketing tools, effective language, and green business case studies)
  • Final Exam
CGBP Certification & Attendance Information:
Attendance at each day of the training and a passing grade on the final exam are mandatory to earn a Certified Green Building Professional certificate.  Participants who miss a session must attend a make-up session at a future CGBP training (within 12 months) before they can take the final exam and become certified.  Build It Green is not responsible for following up with anyone who has missed a training session.  It is the responsibility of the participant to contact Build It Green to reschedule a makeup session.  
A final exam on all four modules will occur on the last day of the training.  The 1-hour CGBP exam is included in the fee of the course and is given on the second day at 4:00 p.m. Successful completion of the CGBP training and exam will qualify the student as a CGBP and will be valid for two years.
If an attendee does not receive a passing grade (80%) on the final exam, they have the option to re-take the exam at the end of a future CGBP training session for a fee of $50.00.
Prior to training:
Please see links below for pertinent information regarding the trainings:
Bring to training:
  • Writing instruments, highlighter.
  • A refillable water bottle or drink container, to limit disposable water bottle use.
  • BUSINESS CARDS, about 100, in order 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

Course Fee:

Regular:  $400 Members | $450 non-Members

Early Bird:  $350 Members | $400 non-Members




Event Comments:


Speaker Information:


Contact Name:

  Build It Green Professional Training Department

Contact Phone:

  510-590-3360 x603

Contact Fax:

  (510) 590-3361

Contact Email:



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