The GreenHome Institute offers on-demand professional continuing education and other residential green building accreditations and certifications for professionals, raters, and homeowners alike. Review our course offerings below or take this short quiz to determine which is best for you.
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Educational Training Videos & Tours
We offer both on-demand and live educational topics to help you get your CEUS. These CEUS include but are not limited to AIA (HSW), GBCI & AP HOMES, BPI
Certified Green Professional (NARI & CGP), Certified GreenHome Professional (CGHP), AIBD, State Architect / Builder License may be applicable, Passive House Consultant US (CPHC), Realtor CEUS, Building Science Institute (BSI). Go here to access our on demand CEUS https://greenhomeinstitute.thinkific.com/collections
Get on Demand Continuing Education
Certified GreenHome Professionals are trained to help people make the places we live more sustainable. You will go through a series of courses and videos to help you under the basics of residential green building and remodeling. This includes covering the five pillars of green building: Energy | Health | Materials | Water | Place. You will be prepared to start a green building project, be involved in one, become a GreenHome Inspector, or provide consultations.
Become A Certified GreenHome Professional
The GreenHome Institute is an official Department of Energy Partner and is here to help you take your home energy rating, contracting services, or home inspection business to the next level by training to become a Home Energy Score Assessor.
The Home Energy Score is a simple, fast, and more accurate way to evaluate an existing home before and after renovation to help homeowners understand their energy usage and meet their goals to reduce energy.
If you want to test out the tool or do a DIY Home Energy Score on your home, go here https://guest.hescore.labworks.org/guest-access
A GreenHome Inspector aims to help homeowners, landlords, property managers, builders, architects, Realtors, developers and/or renters increase the sustainability of their new and existing housing units by identifying issues and opportunities.
This is done through holistic evaluations of existing properties at any time, specifically during pre- and post-improvement work or before home sales. An inspector can complete construction plan reviews and guide achieving sustainability goals for new construction.
These individuals help ensure GHI GreenStar Homes Certification is met.
Become a GreenHome Inspector
The Green Associate Credential is the globally recognized foundational sustainability credential. Whether you plan to be involved directly or indirectly in LEED, this credential is carried out by many sustainability professionals. It communicates that you are continually learning sustainability in your profession. The Green Associate is the first step to getting your LEED Accredited Professional (AP) and then your LEED Green Rater or LEED Fellow if you wish to continue to advance. Learn more https://greenhomeinstitute.org/green-associate-exam-prep-course/
Green Associate Exam Preparation Course
Once you have completed your Green Associates exam you are ready now to become trained on how to serve on a LEED for Homes Project and get prepared for the LEED Accredited Professional Homes Exam. This is a step to becoming a LEED Green Rater.
LEED AP Homes Exam Preparation Course
With over 2 million LEED® for Homes™ registered spaces worldwide, LEED is the international rating system to ensure better residential buildings. LEED requires third-party on-site verification and performance testing by a LEED Green Rater, and demand is growing. Now residential and mixed-use projects of any size can go under the LEED for Homes rating system. If you’re interested in filling this need as part of USGBC’s LEED for Homes Green Rater program, this training is for you!
This course requires completion of the Green Associates and AP Homes Credential Exams.
LEED Green Rater On Demand Virtual Course
ATTN José Reyna
1451 Lake Drive SE, #6484
Grand Rapids, MI 49516
Tel: (616) 458-6733
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