Homeowners and homebuyers are increasingly looking for contractors, architects, engineers, specialty contractors, and real estate professionals who are qualified to provide green building services. Once certified as a green building professional, you'll be promoted online in Build It Green's Certified Professional Directory. Now is your chance to establish yourself in this profitable niche and distinguish yourself in the marketplace.
Certified Green Building Professional
This course introduces you to the overarching principles of green building and the systems approach to the design, construction and operation of residential buildings. You'll develop an understanding of energy efficiency, resource conservation, water conservation, and indoor air quality, and how you can effectively convey the importance of these building principles to homeowners and renters.
Time: 16 hours
Format: Online, Live Streaming + open-book online exam. Requires minimum of 80% for passing grade.
What's Included: Get your questions answered immediately by a green building expert, course manual, and certification exam. Upon passing, receive certification, Build It Green membership, and listing on our Green Professional Directory.
Differentiate yourself in the marketplace and add value for your clients by becoming an expert on GreenPoint Rated. Whether your goal is to serve as a third party verifier or simply to design and build better homes, we've got the training to take your business to the next level.
A GreenPoint Rater performs all steps of the rating process, including helping the project team decide which points to achieve, verifying each green measure, and submitting the application and supporting documentation to Build It Green. Only Raters can submit verified projects for a Certificate of Evaluation.
Bi-monthly Rater Council webiner meetings
Rater E-News to keep you informed of program updates, changes and other news
GreenPoint Rated Core is a prerequisite for all other GreenPoint Rated Courses. This course introduces you to all GreenPoint Rated systems and includes basic policies and procedures program requirements, verification of select measures, the differing roles of advisors and raters, and the submittal processes.
This course is required for professionals certifying GreenPoint Rated new homes, both single and multifamily. This course covers policies, program requirements, verification, energy evaluation, the role of the rater and submittal processes unique to new homes for both single family and multifamily rating systems.
This course is required for professionals certifying GreenPoint Rated existing single family homes. This course covers policies program requirements verification energy evaluation and audit role of the rater and submittal processes uniue to a single family existing home. Note: as an Existing Home Rater, GreenPoint Rated has developed a policy that allows you to work a QA Rater to rate your own projects and serve as a one-stop shop to your clients.
This course is required for professionals certifying GreenPoint Rated existing multifamily homes. This course covers multifamily building systems, Home Energy Rating System Program Phase II content specific to multifamily (MF HERS II), and other green measures and energy audits that will qualify you to perform work for most multifamily upgrade programs, including GreenPoint Rated.