The Certified Green Professional (CGP)™ designation was created to teach building industry professionals strategies for incorporating green building principles into homes using cost-effective and affordable options.
Curriculum and Other Requirements
- Premium Option – Kit Available Online/Print (Graduation kit includes customized CGP plaque, lapel pin, ribbon and consumer brochures, either "Go Green the Right Way" for builders or "Remodel Your Home Green" for remodelers)
- $145 member
- $218 non-member
- Standard Option – Available Online Only (Includes downloadable designation certificate and access to online resources to promote and market your CGP designation)
- $75 member
- $110 non-member
- Annual Renewal Fee:
- $55 member
- $83 non-member
Apply online if you have met all CGP requirements.
To maintain your CGP designation, you must complete 12 hours of continuing education every three years from building industry-related educational activities. A minimum of eight hours is required to come from green building industry-related educational activities. Designees are not required to send in proof of CE earned at time of renewal. If they are chosen for a random audit, NAHB will contact them directly and ask for the proof of CE at that time.