All-Day LEED for Homes Workshop


December 10


08:30 am - 05:00 pm

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GreenHome Institute


Grand Rapids Community Foundation

185 Oakes St SW Conference Rooms A & B, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Grand Rapids, MI, US, 49503

Lunch & light breakfast + coffee provided

LEED certification is the most well-known green rating system in the world, but how does the new version work with residential spaces such as homes and multifamily?

Join us as we take you through each phase of the project from design to operations and everything in between; discussing how to build and renovate a better living space for occupants. We will cover the new LEED v4.1 Single-family Homes and LEED v4 Multifamily Mixed-use Low to High-rise all-in-one.  


Who is this for? 

Architects, Building Owners, Developers, Builders, HVAC, Engineers, affordable housing experts, DIY homeowners, homebuyers, realtors, consultants looking to become LEED AP Homes certified, Raters and utility or govt officials looking to implement green building policies. 




Continuing Education Units (CEUS) 2 Hours in 


  • Michigan Realtors – CE MarketPlace 

  • Green Building Certificate Institute (GBCI)

  • LEED Accredited Professional Homes 

  • Building Performance Institute (BPI) NonWholeHouse

  • Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)

  • Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP)

  • AIBD

  • Michigan Architect / Builder License may be applicable

Lessons Learned:





Brett LittleLEED AP Homes, Certified GreenHome Professional 

Brett Little is the Executive Director at GreenHome Institute (GHI), a nonprofit whose mission is to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the renovation and construction of the places we live in. Brett has served as Executive Director since 2011 but originally started his journey with GHI in 2008 as a volunteer. At GHI, Brett helps to instruct or moderate education sessions that are both online and in-person, oftentimes conducting more than 50 per year. In addition, Brett also serves as the LEED for Homes Quality Control Review Admin to ensure 100’s of projects are up to LEED standards while locally serving as a LEED for Homes Green Rater on small, affordable housing projects in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Additionally, he helps administer Enterprise Green Communities on Low-income Housing Projects across the midwest region. 

Brett has his Bachelors Degree from Aquinas College in the Sustainable Business program and previously served as a USGBC West MI board member (6 years). Brett lives in West Michigan with his wife and 2 young children – in a home that’s seeking zero-energy certification via a renovation in a cost-neutral way to show that anyone can do it. 



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