With over 300,000 LEED® for Homes™ spaces worldwide, LEED is the international rating system to ensure residential building are better. LEED requires third-party on-site verification and performance testing by a LEED Green Rater and demand is growing. If you’re interested in filling this need as part of USGBC’s LEED for Homes Green Rater program, this training is for you!
The LEED for Homes Green Rater Training is designed to prepare qualified participants to provide verification services on LEED for Homes projects.
- 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
- Speak to major changes when V4 for Homes is launched
This course also provides you with an online exam practice test, invite to the Green Rater Facebook Group resource page and access to required mentoring post exam completion.
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 along with HERS, ASHRAE or BPI professionals.
Where – Webex online platform
When – 4 sessions & 2 days, Wednesday & Thursday, 9:30 am to 1:30 Est break 2:30 pm to 6:30 Est Each day
Continuing Education – 14 hours
This course, like all USGBC LEED education programs, meets GBCI eligibility requirements for the LEED Green Associate.
BPI: 8.5 CEUs
GBCI / LEED APH Specific
CSI: 1.6 (CEU)
Certified Green Professional
Certified GreenHome Professional
Bonus! – All trained LEED green raters are qualified to be GreenStar Homes Certification Assessors and DOE Home Energy Score Assessors.
Instructor – Jason La Fleur, Managing Building Scientist @ Eco Achievers
Jason founded Eco Achievers in 2007 to help owners, builders, architects and developers realize that incorporating green building practices is not only achievable but also rewarding. Jason oversees client services helping project teams develop design and construction strategies to build better-performing buildings. Additionally, he directs education programs and helps project teams throughout the upper Midwest build third-party verified green homes that meet LEED and ENERGY STAR standards.
As an experienced speaker and educator, Jason LaFleur instructs on the Appraisal Institute’s green building courses, LEED, GreenStar, Building Science topics. As a practitioner, he works with multifamily clients that want durable Class A buildings with minimal operating expenses, and single family clients pursuing zero energy. He is credentialed LEED for Homes Green Rater, NGBS Green Verifier, RESNET rater, PHIUS+ rater, and Certified Passive House Consultant (CPHC). Jason has helped ensure nearly 300 projects spanning single to multi family midrise are certified to LEED for Homes standards.
Do you qualify for a 5% Discount? Check with your local chapter or provider partners to get your coupon code from this list of groups below.
- HERS Rater
“The Green Rater Certificate is required to verify LEED for Homes projects; read more about the full program requirements here,”