Comparing Residential Green Building Rating Systems Pt 2: Energy Program Baselines -Free CEU Webinar

Energy efficiency is the foundation of each of the rating systems. Most of the requirements and credits are found in the energy portions of the programs. Knowing your energy efficiency targets helps you know if the project budget will work and give your clients a sense of future costs for their budgets or tenant expenditures.

 

 Lessons Learned

 

  1. Learn the basic requirements and opportunities to reduce energy in green certifications

  2. Know where to get more information energy ratings, labels, and credits

  3. Articulate which energy program(s) make sense for your clients based on foundational goals.

  4. See how you can use energy model to score green points, reduce costs for clients and surpass the codes

This session is part of an on-going series so if you missed one go to the series page on our YouTube Channel to get caught up before watching this session.


Continuing Education Units (CEUS)

  • GBCI
  • AIA(HSW)
  • Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP)
  • AIBD
  • Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP)
  • State Architect / Builder License may be applicable

 

Instructor

Brett Little

Brett is a graduate of the Aquinas College Sustainable Business Bachelors Program and serves as the Executive Director of the GreenHome Institute. He enjoys helping homeowners, builders, architects, and developers find more sustainable and healthier ways to build or remodel, BETTER. Brett has sat on the board of the USGBC – West Michigan Chapter since 2012 and lives in West MI with his family.