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The GreenHome Institute’s – LEED for Homes Green Rater Training Live & Virtual

January 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST

$650 – $800

Details about this event

With over 2 million LEED® for Homes™ registered spaces worldwide, LEED is the international rating system to ensure residential buildings are better. 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. If you’re interested in filling this need as part of USGBC’s LEED for Homes Green Rater program, this training is for you!

The LEED for Homes Green Rater Training is designed to prepare qualified participants to provide verification services on LEED for Homes projects.

A majority of the course is online and on-demand, on your time.

There are 3 hours of live training you must complete that GHI offers every month or you can schedule a training with us any time. Please register here to get started now. Cost $800 nonmembers or $650.00 for GHI members.

The next training time is from 12pm EST to 3pm EST Jan 28th 2022 and you can register for it here https://greenhomeinstitute.thinkific.com/courses/leedgreenraterondemand

If you cannot attend the time about we will be scheduled more in 2021 OR you can schedule a personalized meeting at any time with the below choices.

We can schedule a personal training any time our trainer is available for an additional $1,000 however that fee can be waived if the training is used as a real LEED project plan review when you obtain GHI as your LEED H provider. We also have personalized trainings for large companies training 3 or more at one time. Contact Brett.Little@greenhomeinstitute.org

More about the training.

All Students will

Watch training videos online for each LEED Category on your time during the training period. These must be completed before the live course.

Complete a LEED checklist workbook based on an example project

Discuss questions with students and the instructor on an online chat forum in regards to each of the LEED category/credit

Attend a 3-hour live session where we will go over your homework and other questions

Complete all videos, assignments, and discussions by the last day and then take a practice quiz

Be encouraged to take the GBCI Green Rater official quiz during the course with the group

Access to a building science CEU course discount to help you complete your application

Learning Objectives

Define the responsibilities of a LEED Green Rater in each phase of the project

Manage and conduct verification activities

Effectively use the LEED v4 Homes and Multifamily Workbook

Identify the location key resources

In addition

This course provides you with access to the online practice exam once you complete, access to all relevant LEED for homes files for documentation, Green Rater client contract draft, free access to an all-day LEED for Homes workshop recorded training, and the opportunity to get optional mentorship from a GHI Green Rater Team Member.

Audience

This training is intended for professionals with a minimum of three years experience in the residential construction industry and basic residential green building knowledge who are interested in providing verification services on LEED for Homes projects. Those with a background in on-site verification and/or energy rating are particularly qualified along with HERS, ASHRAE or BPI professionals.

This is also a great session for those managing a LEED project and what to know what the green raters will be looking for so that you make the project go smoother.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER:

Continuing Education – 15 Hours (includes modules)

RESNET – 10 hours

GBCI / LEED AP Homes – 15 hours only

BPI: 8.5 CEUs

AIA/HSW*

NARI Green

Certified GreenHome Professional

AIBD*

*May be applicable to your local state-based design or contractor license

Cost and Registration

There are 3 hours of live training you must complete that GHI offers every month or you can schedule a training with us any time. Please register here to get started now. Cost $800 nonmembers or $650.00 for GHI members.

Bonuses! – Looking to become a National Green Building Standard (NGBS) Verifier? This is 1 pathway to get qualified for that credential.

All trained LEED green raters are qualified to be GreenStar Homes Certification Assessors and DOE Home Energy Score Assessors.

The next training time is from 12pm EST to 3pm EST Jan 28th 2022 and you can register for it here https://greenhomeinstitute.thinkific.com/courses/leedgreenraterondemand

Instructor

Brett Little – Program Manager – LEED – AP Homes / Assistant Quality Control / Green Rater / Faculty

Brett has served at GHI since 2011 and since then has helped oversee the LEED for Homes program ensuring certification over nearly 10,000 units across 100’s of projects. Brett helps to instructor moderate education sessions that are both online and in-person, oftentimes conducting more than 50 per year. He serves as a LEED for Homes Green Rater on small, affordable housing projects in the Grand Rapids, Michigan area. Additionally, he helps administer Enterprise Green Communities on Low-income Housing Projects across the midwest region.

There are 3 hours of live training you must complete that GHI offers every month or you can schedule a training with us any time. Please register here to get started now. Cost $800 nonmembers or $650.00 for GHI members.

FAQ

Q. What technology do I need to take this course?

A. Internet connection, a traditional browser, speakers and you must have a device that can run excel or an application that can run excel. You must be able to fill out this LEED workbook. This requires version 7 of excel or higher for PC and 2011 for MACS. You must be able to have a browser that supports the thinkific platform.

Q. Is this a training on the LEED for Homes Rating system credits and requirements.

A. Yes and no. In order for you to be successful in this class, you should have some exposure to the general LEED rating system and how it works. The goal of this class is to know how to verify LEED requirements, not necessarily know all the details of designing and building a LEED Home. We are launching a LEED Homes AP course very soon that you may want to take first if you have no LEED H knowledge but it is not required.

Q. Are there any required live sessions during this course period?

A. Yes, there is One 3 hour mandatory live course monthly that is online. If you miss it you can attend the next time as more will be scheduled more 2022 OR you can schedule a personalized meeting at any time with the below choices.

We can schedule a personal training any time our trainer is available for an additional $1,000 however that fee can be waived if the training is used as a real LEED project plan review when you obtain GHI as your LEED H provider. We also have personalized trainings for large companies training 3 or more at one time. Contact Brett.Little@greenhomeinstitute.org

Q. If I take the personal training when do I schedule it?

A. We will work together to find a time that meets both or schedules right away.

Q. What experience/education do I need to be a LEED green rater

A. See here but please do not fill this out until you complete the course!

Q. Do I qualify for a 5% Discount on the course?

A. Maybe, many affiliate partners have a code for you, your LEED for Homes Provider has a coupon code for you to use, please ask them. Also, if you are a HERS rater, you can contact your HERS provider for the code as well. Check with your local chapter of USGBC, AIA, NARI, HBA, AIBD as well as they may have a code for you!

Q. Will you cover the new Energy Star Multifamily New Construction program?

A. Yes, briefly but it will not be on the exam!

Q. Do I need to be a LEED AP first?

A. No, you can take our course before you are an AP. Prometric has moved all their testing online too so now you can take your exam from home. GHI will be providing additional LEED Green Associate and LEED AP Homes resources, training, and support.

Q. How long do I have to take the online green rater quiz after this course?

A. 6 months

Q. I am not proficient at English, can someone come in to help translate for me at no extra cost?

A. Yes. If you need a translator, they can get in for free as long as they know they are not going to get the credential as well.

Q. Can I be a LEED O + M or Legacy LEED AP only to qualify?

A. No

Q. What is this course rated? What are others saying about this course?

A. This course is rated 4.4 out of 5 and here are the course survey results

Q. Can I pay by check?

A. Yes, we will send you an invoice but we are requesting it be a bank to bank payment ( we can show you how) to avoid physical mail during the outbreak

Q. I can’t make this event but will there be more?

A. Yes. Keep checking back on this page for updates and get on our mailing list, email Brett.Little@greenhomeinstitute.org

Q. What is the refund policy?

A. The 100% refund is being granted minus the $50 processing fee if you have not completed any modules on the course. Once you start the course the refund will % will be based on the % of the course you have completed. However, you will be allowed to roll overall fees and take the following month’s course at no additional cost if you miss this month. At any time, you may transfer 100% of the remaining refund to other GHI courses or programs as well. Refunds are on a case-by-case basis, so please reach out quickly if you have a concern.

The next training time is from 12pm EST to 3pm EST Jan 28th 2022 and you can register for it here https://greenhomeinstitute.thinkific.com/courses/leedgreenraterondemand

Details

Date:
January 28
Time:
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm EST
Cost:
$650 – $800
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Website:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leed-for-homes-green-rater-training-live-virtual-tickets-234804495567?aff=erelpanelorg

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