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 qualifies for 12 AIA/CES HSW LU
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,CGA,CGB,CGP,GMR,Master CGP,Master CSP,CGA,CGB,CGP,GMR,Master CGP,Master CSP

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

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