Become LEED for Homes Green Rater

Chicago Green Rater Training – AIA/GBCI/Resnet CEUs

USGBC LEED® for Homes™ Green Rater Training

Co-sponsored with Energy Finance Analytics

There are currently over 75,000 registered LEED® for Homes™ projects nationwide, and each project requires third-party on-siteverification and performance testing. If you’re interested in filling this need as part of USGBC’s new LEED for Homes Green Rater program, this training is for you! The two-part LEED for Homes Green Rater Training is designed to prepare qualified participants to provide verification services on LEED for Homes projects. Applicants must meet initial qualifications and complete a two-part training (this two-day workshop and an online course component). Following the training, participants will take a computer-based exam provided by the Green Building Certification Institute (GBCI) and complete a mentorship on real projects before earning the LEED for Homes Green Rater Certificate.

Learning Objectives

Identify responsibilities of a LEED for Homes Green Rater in each phase of a project
Manage and conduct verification activities
Effectively use the project checklist file
Communicate effectively with project teams and LEED for Homes Providers
Apply the sampling protocol on applicable projects
Prepare accurate and complete certification submittal packages
This training is intended for professionals with a minimum of three years’ experience in the residential construction industry and basic residential green building knowledge who are interested in providing verification services on LEED for Homes projects. Those with a background in on-site verification and/or energy rating are particularly qualified. This program is being co-sponsored with Energy Finance Analytics LLC, a RESNET training provider.

Meet LEED for Homes Green Rater Eligibility Qualifications.

Continuing Education
This course, like all USGBC LEED education programs, meets GBCI eligibility requirements for the LEED Green Associate.

RESNET: 14 professional development credits
GBCI CE: 14 hours (LEED Homes Specific)
AIA/CES: 14 HSW/SD Learning Units
BOMI: 14 (CPD)
CoreNet: 14 (CPD)
CSI: 1.6 (CEU)

Regular: $650
Early Bird: $595 (register before 6/8/2012)

Steps to Become a Green Rater

Step 1: Meet LEED for Homes Green Rater Eligibility Qualifications and submit application form to USGBC.
Step 2: Once accepted, complete five self-guided online learning modules prior to participating in the two-day LEED for Homes Green Rater Training.
Step 3: Take and pass LEED for Homes Green Rater exam through GBCI.
Step 4: Complete Green Rater Mentorship with a LEED for Homes provider within 24 months.
Step 5: Receive LEED for Homes Green Rater Certificate.
If you have any questions about Green Rater eligibility or working with a LEED for Homes provider, please contact Brett Little, Administrative Director.

Jason La Fleur, LEED AP+Homes and LEED for Homes Green Rater
Frank Pipal, Certified RESNET Trainer

Discounted lodging is available at a nearby Extended Stay America for $69.00 a night. When calling (630) 226-8966, mention the reservation name “LEED Homes” to receive the discount rate. Hotel Details.

Optional Mentorship Visit
Out of town class participants can sign up for an optional mentorship site visit to occur Thursday evening after class. Contact us for details.

Register here

Registration problems? Contact or (616) 458-6733

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