Training and education is part of Build It Green’s DNA. We convene experts in research, building science, and cross-sector stakeholders to create and deliver our training programming for anyone who works in the residential building sector and is committed to creating homes that are healthy, safe and good for the environment – inside and out.


Upcoming Events
We invite you to explore and register for Build It Green’s upcoming live events.
Past Events
If you missed a past event, or are interested in watching it again, check out our YouTube page.

Professional Certifications

Develop your expertise and demonstrate your commitment to healthy and sustainable building practices by earning a certification through Build It Green’s professional training programs.

Membership and Renewal Requirements

Build It Green members have, at a minimum, trained to be Green Building Certified Professionals. Benefits include visibility in our Building Professional Directory and discounts on future training programs. Ongoing education is encouraged to maintain membership status.

Training On-Demand

If self-paced is more your speed, check out our Virtual Classroom. Here you can find Beyond Green, a seven-module course to walk you through the basic fundamentals of green building and continuing education opportunities to maintain your Build It Green membership.

Alex Coba

Communications Associate

As a proud California native from Stockton, Alex brings a wealth of experience and a versatile skill set. He has a solid communication background with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Public Relations from California State University, Chico. Alex is adept at strategic communications and media relations, with experience gathering and sharing stories from his local communities that uplift the unique spirit and values of those places. He is excited to join Build It Green, where he can apply his talents to further BIG’s mission to help communities across California thrive.