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    Basics of Residential Green Building and Remodeling, Session 2, - Energy and Health, July 28, 12pm-1pm EDT

  • 28 July 2021
  • Start time : 12:00 PM
  • End time : 01:00 PM
  • Event Host : GreenHome Institute
Basics of Residential Green Building and Remodeling - Session 2
Event Description

During session 2 we will continue our dicussion on the 1st pillar of Green Building, Energy!

Topics include

  1. The energy effeciency pyrmaid for decision making on easiest, cheapest DIY energy items through the most expensive, difficulty but utility and carbon reduction stratagies.
  2. Review of energy ratings / scores / programs
  3. Operations and utility bill management
  4. Peak load / time of use
  5. Renewable Energy Credits and Carbon offsets

Who is this for?

Architects, designers, builders, owners, raters, inspectors, realtors, HVAC, appraisers, govt or utility program developers, students, and types in the building trades. Everyone involved in a home project must understand their role and how they fit in with other professions and roles!

From home-improvement projects all the way to new construction and everything in between, whether single-family, multi-family, or high-rise residential buildings, whatever types of projects you are involved in, is being discussed.

Compared to most of our sessions, this one will be highly interactive, including exercises and Q&A during the session, so come prepared to engage in the conversation.

If you plan to take this live course for your Certified GreenHome Professional Designation, you will also need to complete the quiz at the end of each session. However, if you're just looking for CEUs, you will not need to.

5 Part Series

Session 1 - Introduction to the 5 pillars of green & start on energy.

Session 2 July 2nd 28th - Energy and Health

Session 3 August 3rd 4th Health and Materials

Session 4 August 4th 18th Materials and Water

Session 5 August 5th 25th Place and Conclusion - Review

The recordings of previous webinars will be available by the time of this webinar if you want to watch these in order. Please subscribe to our youtube for updates or find recordings here.

By registering for one you are registered for all.

Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 1 hr per session.

  • Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)
  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) NonWholeHouse
  • American Institute of Architects - AIA (HSW) (PENDING)
  • Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)
  • Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP)
  • AIBD
  • State Architect / Builder License may be applicable
  • MI Realtor (pending on interest)

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • GreenHome Institute
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Brett Little, Program Manager at GreenHome Institute, has been involved in residential sustainability since 2008 and holds a bachelor's in Sustainable Business. Brett has provided consulting and verification services on 1000's residential green-certified living spaces, and GC'd two of his own GreenStar Homes Certified remodels. The most recent achieving platinum and aiming for zero carbon. Brett oversees education services providing training or moderations for 100's of events with 1000's attendees. His mission is to help you build, BETTER.
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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