Green Building for Building Professionals

Implementing cost-effective green building into your construction practices begins with up-front planning that examines the whole house and the building science behind it. In this two-day course, you will learn how to apply green building practices in the construction of a new home, remodel, site development or multifamily project. With a focus on flexibility, a sound knowledge base and cost-effective solutions, the course provides the tools for a successful green project, including a review of the newly revised ICC 700-2012 National Green Building Standard®.
As a graduate of this course, you will learn how to:
  • Integrate sound building science principles and a whole house approach into the design, construction and remodeling process
  • Address water, resource and energy efficiency as well as indoor environmental quality in your projects
  • Examine specific green building practices in each chapter of the ICC 700-2012 National Green Building Standard®
  • Market and sell in the expanding green home marketplace

This course is approved by AIA and qualifies for 12 LU/HSW Hours
This course is also approved for continuing education for contractors licenses in Utah and Louisiana and continuing competency in Michigan.

Continuing Education Hours: 12.0

Designations: CGA,CGB,CGP,GMR,Master CGP,Master CSP

Continuing Education Credits: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGP, Master CGP, CGR, GMB, CSP, Master CSP, CMP, MIRM

Browse a list of current course offerings for this course.

The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit earned on completion of this event will be reported to CES Records for AIA members by the Provider. Certificates of Completion for non-AIA members are available upon request.

For more information about this item, please contact NAHB Professional Designation Help Line at 800-368-5242 x8154 or via email at

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