GreenPoint Rated Existing Home Single Family | Oakland
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM - Thursday, October 19, 2017 at 5:00 PM
Oakland, California 94612

Build It Green presents

GreenPoint Rated Existing Home Single Family certification training

Wednesday, October 18 | 8:00 am–5:00 pm
Thursday, October 19 | 8:00 am–5:00 pm, 2-hour exam at 3:00 pm

This 2-day course covers policies, program requirements, verifications, energy evaluation and audit, the role of the rater and submittal processes unique to a single family existing home.
This rigorous course uses examples of actual construction sites to teach you how to verify each of the GreenPoint Rated system’s measures for existing homes. Learn to use energy software and an energy budget, energy consumption requirements, health and safety requirements, and how to complete an Existing Home rating and calculate resulting climate benefits.

After passing the exam you will receive your certification as a GreenPoint Rater or Advisor for Existing Single Family Homes.

Fees and Registration:

300 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Suite 620
Oakland, CA 94612

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Topics covered in this course:
  • The role of the Rater/Advisor in the design, construction, and maintenance of green homes
  • Verification protocols for core GreenPoint Rated measures, including:
    • Site and foundation
    • Outdoor water and resource conservation
    • High-efficiency equipment and effective systems
    • Water conserving fixtures, features, and equipment
    • Framing and building envelope practices
    • The best finishes for resource conservation and improved indoor air quality
    • Community measures on access and services
    • Green building plan check review
    • How to leverage the resources offered by Build It Green and GreenPoint Rated


You must apply to the GreenPoint Rated Program and receive eligibility verification before registering for a training.

Learn more about the GreenPoint Rated Program, and Apply to become a Rater or Advisor.

You must also have passed GreenPoint Rated CORE with 80% or higher to move onto the GreenPoint Rated Existing Home Single Family training.


 GPR Existing Home Single Family – Day 1
 8:00 – 8:30 am Welcome & Introductions
 8:30 – 9:45 am Trends & Policies
 9:45 – 10:00 am Break
 10:00 – 12:00 pm Overview of GPR Existing Home &
 The Role of the Rater and Advisor
 12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
 1:00 – 3:30 pm Verification Methods Required &
 New Measure
 3:30 – 3:45 pm Break
 3:45 – 5:00 pm Verification Methods Required &
 New Measure
 GPR Existing Home Single Family – Day 2
 8:00 – 8:15 am Introduction
 8:15 – 9:15 am Verifications Continued
 9:15 – 9:45 am Questions and Review
 9:45 – 10:00 am Break
 10:00 – 12:00 pm Conducting an Evaluation of an
 Existing Home
 12:00 – 1:00 pm Lunch
 1:00 – 2:15 pm Rating an Existing Home
 2:15 – 2:30 pm Break
 2:30 – 4:30 pm Existing Home Exam
 4:30 – 5:00 pm Review of Exam


GreenPoint Rated Core is a pre-requisite for all other GreenPoint Rated trainings and starts you on the path to becoming a GreenPoint Rater or Advisor. 

See eligibility requirements to pursue the GreenPoint Rated certification.

Build It Green
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza, Suite 620
Oakland, California 94612 United States
Phone: (510) 590-3360 x603
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Build It Green Education Department
(510) 285-6221

Build It Green Education Department
(510) 285-6221
    • This course is approved by BPI for 8 continuing education units.