Basics of High Performance Building
Implementing cost-effective green building techniques into your construction projects requires a whole-house approach to building science. In this course, you will learn how to use green building practices in the construction of a new home, remodel, site development or a multifamily project. With a focus on flexibility, building science basics and cost-effective solutions, the course provides tools for a successful green project and includes a review of the newly revised ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard®. This course must be taken in its entirety and is made-up of six modules, each focusing on a different high performance building topic.
By completing this course, participants will be able to:
- Integrate sound building science principles and a whole-house approach into the design, construction and remodeling process;
- Analyze an array of water, resource and energy-efficiency solutions and techniques, as well as indoor environmental quality practices;
- Examine specific practices in each chapter of the ICC 700-2020 National Green Building Standard®; and
- Explore how to market and sell in the expanding green home marketplace.
Course Length: 6 hours
NAHB Continuing Education: 6.0 hours towards CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, CMP, CSP, CGP, GMB, GMR, Master CSP, Master CGP and MIRM.
NAHB Designations: CGA, CGB, CGP, GMR, Master CGP, Master CSP
Additional Credit Information:
This course is registered with AIA CES for continuing professional education and qualifies for 6.00 LU Hours.
The National Association of Home Builders is a Registered Provider with The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education Systems. Credit(s) earned on completion of this course will be reported to AIA CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.
Important Registration Details:
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