Registration, Eligibility & Scholarships
Regular: $400 Members | $450 non-members
Early Bird: $350 Members | $400 non-members (by April 16th)
*NOTE: full scholarships are available to qualifying contractors who work in Alameda County (see application for more info)
TO APPLY: Download
and submit your eligibility application. If approved, you will be sent a link to register.
Energy Upgrade California is putting contractors back to work. The program encourages homeowners to make their homes more energy efficient by connecting them with rebate programs and contractors who are qualified to do the work.
The GreenPoint Rated Elements course qualifies BPI Building Analysts to provide Energy Upgrade California’s green enhancements. The program’s green contractor list will connect you with thousands of California
homeowners looking for upgrades that go beyond energy efficiency to address better indoor air quality, waste reduction, and water and resource conservation.
The Elements course is based on the more comprehensive GreenPoint Rated Existing Home training. This class teaches you to verify select GreenPoint Rated measures for single family homes. You will learn how to incorporate energy efficiency, water and resource conservation, indoor air quality, and basic health and safety issues into your upgrades. After passing the exam, you will receive your certification.
Topics covered in this class:
Green building principles and the benefits of building green
How to leverage the resources offered by Build It Green
and GreenPoint Rated
Verification protocols for select GreenPoint Rated measures, including:
High efficiency equipment
Water conserving fixtures, features and equipment
Durability of the home
Basic health and safety
How to use tools to complete an Elements rating and calculate climate benefits
Participants who meet the eligibility requirements and pass the exam will earn the GreenPoint Rater Elements Certification.
Event & Venue Information
What to Bring
Beverages will be available throughout the day. An afternoon snack will be provided. Attendees will be responsible for their own breakfast and lunch.
Please plan to arrive 15 to 30 minutes early so that we can begin the course promptly