Certified Green Building Professional Training | Oakland
Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 8:00 AM - Friday, May 31, 2019 at 5:00 PM
Oakland, California 94612

Build It Green presents

Certified Green Building Professional certification training

Thursday, May 30 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday, May 31 | 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, 1-hour exam at 4:00 pm

This 2-day course introduces the main principles of green building and the systems approach to the design, construction, and operation of buildings. It provides an understanding of energy efficiency, resource conservation, water conservation, and indoor air quality, and how to effectively convey the importance of these principles and market your business to homeowners.

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Build It Green
300 Frank H. Ogawa Plaza
Oakland, CA 94612

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  • Attendance - Participants must attend both training days.
  • Pass the Exam - Participants must receive a passing grade of 80% on the final exam (open-book at the end of day 2). If you do not receive a passing grade, you may re-take the exam for a fee of $50.


Day One:

Energy: Understand the essentials of conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy as they apply to framing, insulation, windows, water heating, appliances, heating/cooling, and lighting.
Resource Conservation: Explore best practices in job site waste/recycling, landscaping, water conservation, efficient framing, durability, and material choices.

Day Two:

Indoor Air Quality: Learn about design choices that can improve indoor air quality, including low VOC products, finish materials, ventilation, filtration, mold prevention and best construction practices.
Developing and Marketing a Green Business: Learn how consumer preferences, marketing tools, and effective language can play a role in developing and marketing a green business.


There are no pre-requisites or eligibility requirements to take the Certified Green Building Professional training.

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 for 16 Build It Green continuing education units (CEU's).

    • This course is approved by BPI for 8 continuing education units.