CalGreen vs Build It Green – What does it mean for our neighborhoods, February 18, 3:00pm EST

  • 18 February 2021
  • Start time : 03:00 PM
  • End time : 04:00 PM
  • Event Host : HomeWiP Construction Concierge
CalGreen vs Build it Green
Event Description

What does green building mean for an average homeowner? How does it translate into healthy living environment? CalGreen in plain terms.

Last year gave us a new Building Code, that brought green building practices into every new construction project. What does it mean for an average homeowner? How does it influence energy and water conservation, indoor air quality, building materials used and community?

CalGreen Mandatory Measures are a requirement of the California Green Building Standards Code. These mandatory measures are required on all new homes and residences.

Build It Green was founded in the early 2000s when local government officials, building and real estate professionals, and activists coalesced around the vision of healthier and more resource-efficient housing for California.

Today the GreenPoint Rated label represents the gold standard in green homes. It is like a report card or nutrition label for green homes that scores them in five categories, including energy and water conservation, indoor air quality, sustainable building materials and community benefits such as proximity to public transportation.

Build It Green is bringing residential green building into the mainstream, but we’ve always known that shifting home building toward more sustainable practices was a starting place, not a destination.

Our guest Kurt Kniel is an Operations manager at Build it Green. His day job means setting organizational strategies and operational protocols for the green building community and supervising the technical team responsible for updates to the GreenPoint Rated system.

Let us discuss what it means to build to the building code and how GreenPoint Rated´s recommended measures specifically address climate and market conditions.

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • HomeWiP Construction Concierge
  • Speakers / Presenters
    • Kurt Kniel
      Operations Manager at Build it Green
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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