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LEED Green Rater Introductory Course

Webinar

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. […]

Partner Event: American Solar Energy Society 2024 Conference

George Washington University | Washington, D.C.

The American Solar Energy Society is taking place May 20-23, 2024, in Washington, DC. This conference serves as a unique platform for professionals and advocates across the industry to come together, exchange ideas, and shape the future of renewable energy. Join us to support the renewable energy transformation! Early bird discounts are available until February 15. […]

Heliospiti Net-Zero Case Study: Design, Construction, and Lessons – Free CE Webinar

Webinar

This course will describe the design, construction, and lessons learned of the Heliospiti (Sun House), a 3200 square foot, ENERGY STAR-certified, net-zero energy, all-electric home at 7100 feet elevation in Monument, Colorado. Designed using the Passive House philosophy, and completed in 2011, the house is ultra-insulated using spray foam and fiberglass. The house employs the […]

Bioterials: how biomanufacturing and biodeconstruction improve our housing and reduce carbon – Free CE webinar

Webinar

This course will define bioterials as materials that utilize the growth of living organisms in their manufacture, discuss bio-manufacturing and bio-fabrication, and show some of the carbon sequestering processes being developed by researchers to change impact of building to a regenerative process. We will look specifically at three novel processes of "mycotecture" developed by the […]

LEED For Homes Green Rater Online Training

Webinar

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. You need at least 2 weeks of on-demand training before attending the live course and you can […]

Intro to Wildfire Home Defense

Webinar

The Wildfire Defense Education and Tours Program by USGBC California aims to raise awareness by offering topic-specific resource guides and expert guidance. This initiative empowers our community, property owners, designers, and managers to take proactive measures to reduce wildfire risks and minimize associated losses. The growing fire seasons pose severe and potentially life-threatening consequences. There are actionable […]

Implications of Green Technologies for Environmental Justice – Free CE webinar

Webinar

This course will review disparities in access to green technologies, in the U.S. and across the globe. There are large disparities in access to green technologies between countries and among different demographic groups within countries. Unless carefully managed, the energy transition risks exacerbating some of these inequalities, for example, by burdening those who are excluded […]

Advanced Passive Solar Home Design & Tools to Help – Free CE Webinar

Webinar

Passive solar residential buildings include a more thoughtful approach to orientation towards the sun, design of roofs, overhangs, building shape and windows, shading, solar reflective materials, and additional features. This webinar is a follow-up to our highly attended course The Basics of Passive Solar Home Design* we will look at more advanced passive solar features through […]

What’s up with the Taylorville High, Net Zero, Pretty Good House Student Build?

Webinar

THS students are building a net zero, "Pretty Good House" (PGH) in central Illinois. The home, based on Mottram Architecture's 1600sqft "Freeport Net Zero" design, is being built on the PGH philosophy of integrating economics with building envelope materials and building mechanicals choices. The result is a healthy, high performance, sustainable home that is more […]

Passive House Slam Dance! – Free CE Webinar

Webinar

Want more Passive House in your workflow? Let's slam! Go from 100 to Zero (basics to certification) in one session. Check out 3 project case studies and best practices across the Design / Build / Verification spectrum. This session prepares attendees to set, achieve and certify passive houses from start to finish through strong team […]