Introduction to GreenHome Certifications & Labels 101: Free Webinar

Event Details

Introduction to GreenHome Certifications & Labels 101: Free Webinar

Time: September 24, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
Location: Online
Website or Map: http://www.alliancees.org/edu…
Phone: 6164586733
Event Type: webinar, free
Organized By: Brett Little
Latest Activity: Aug 27

Export to Outlook or iCal (.ics)

Event Description

When it comes to building, remodeling, designing or developing GreenHome’s that are above code, there are many different  labels to choose from.  Each greenhome certification comes with different requirements, opportunities, costs, 3rd party oversight and tools and resources to guide you.

Which is right for you and your clients? 

In this session we will help you make sense of the different GreenHome certification labels by comparing and contrasting LEED for Homes, National Green Building Standard, GreenStar Homes, Green Communities, Passive House, DOE Zero Energy Ready Home, Energy Star for Homes and the Living Building Challenge.  We will look each system individually and then together through the lens of cost, 5 key categories, 3rd party oversight requirements, popularity, growth, changes and even political affiliations. You will also learn which programs apply best to different building types; Single/ multi family, mid rise, rehabs, remodels and additions and new construction across market and rate and affordable housing will all be discussed.

Are you ready for constantly changing energy & green codes, the expanding of the new Green MLS and the growth of the 80 billion dollar residential greenhome market? 

Learning Objectives

•Be able to articulate the difference between the MPG Home Energy programs such as HERS, HES and EPS
•Understand how to utilize one certification program to achieve another
•Know the basics of and how to compare/contract LEED, NGBS,Green Communities, GreenStar, Living Building Challenge, Passive House and Energy Star.
•Know where to get more resources, training and tools to succeed in Health, Welfare and Safety and GREEN  in your next residential  project

Continuing Education  - 2 Hours 

  • GBCI, AIA – LU|HSW, NARI – Green, MI Contractor & Architect (Code & Green)
  • If you need continuing education units for a license in another state, this course may apply. Please consult your state’s requirements.

Session #2 will be scheduled with the attendees after session 1 to ensure your best time is choosen

Comment Wall

Comment

RSVP for Introduction to GreenHome Certifications & Labels 101: Free Webinar to add comments!

Join Home Energy Pros

Attending (1)

Home Energy Pros

Home Energy Pros was founded by the developers of Home Energy Saver Pro (sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy,) and brought to you in partnership with Home Energy magazine.

Latest Activity

Kent Mitchell commented on Adam Swain's blog post Top Worst Crawl Space Insulation Ideas
"Hi Adam - It sounds like you may be referring to enclosed crawlspaces - Here in the NW we've…"
29 minutes ago
peter chang replied to Damien Greenfield's discussion Is there is cost saving for you in having a tankless water heater?
"I think it is quite possible the greatest savings will be realized by the lowest volume users. I…"
50 minutes ago
Marie Fuentes is now a member of Home Energy Pros
52 minutes ago
peter chang replied to peter chang's discussion Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?
"Good plan, thanks. That looks pretty much like how I used to program mine (when I had one). Maybe…"
1 hour ago
Bob Blanchette replied to peter chang's discussion Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?
"Since the sun heats the house to 78f during the day, cutting the power from the time you leave for…"
3 hours ago
peter chang replied to peter chang's discussion Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?
"Yes, in fact I did just that for my kitchen toe-kick heater because the original thermostat was on…"
10 hours ago
Bob Blanchette replied to peter chang's discussion Programmable tstat for electric baseboard?
"Savings depends a LOT on how it's programmed. I've even done a setup with a contactor,…"
16 hours ago
Bob Blanchette replied to Hal Skinner's discussion Any success getting landlords to energy upgrade a single family rental unit?
"Sell utility subsidized services to the tenants. It has to pay back within a year though."
16 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service