Basics of High Performance Building (Online Only)

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Implementing cost-effective green building techniques into your construction practice requires a whole-house approach to building science. In this course, you will learn how to incorporate green building practices in the construction of a new home, remodel, site development or multifamily project. With a focus on flexibility, building science basics and cost-effective solutions, the course provides tools for a successful green project and includes a review of the newly revised ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard®. This course must be taken in its entirety and is made-up of six modules, each focusing on a different high performance topic.

By completing this course, participants will be able to:

  • Integrate sound building science principles and a whole-house approach into the design, construction and remodeling process;
  • Analyze an array of water-, resource- and energy-efficiency solutions and techniques as well as indoor environmental quality practices;
  • Examine specific practices in each chapter of the ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard®; and
  • Explore how to market and sell in the expanding green home marketplace

NAHB Designations

Continuing Education Hours: 6 hours

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

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

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