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Eco Training & Certification

Training - certification - Seminars



Forensic Building Specialist  (FBS)

  

As a Forensic Building Specialist, you’ll gain expertise in the Healthy Building Standard and advance your career in the Global wellness building industry.

(FBS) promotes and enhance Sustainable Building techniques, latest energy codes, indoor air quality and the adoption of building performance best practices. Our Forensic Building Envelope team has created the Forensic Building Specialist Accredited (FBSA).  Our guiding principles training is preparing Home Owners,  Future Home Owners,  Realtors, Home Inspectors, Appraisals, Project Managers, Building Maintenance Engineers, and  Professionals that's already in the Construction industry along  with new beginners.  

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Certified Green Professional (CGP)

 

 The Certified Green Professional™ designation recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green and sustainable building principles into homes— without driving up the cost of construction. The required courses provide a solid background in green building methods, as well as the tools to reach consumers, from the organization leading the charge to provide market-driven green building solutions to the home building industry. 

CGP coursework is closely aligned with the ICC 700 National Green Building Standard, which includes chapters on energy, water and resource efficiency, indoor environmental quality, lot and site development and home owner education and is the core curriculum for the required CGP classes.

There are nearly 3,000 active CGPs in the United States working in all aspects of the high-performance home building and remodeling industry, from contractors and their subs to real estate agents and appraisal experts. Join them today.

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Green Star Qualified Professional  (GSQP)


  GreenStar Qualified Level individuals will demonstrate knowledge of the basic concepts of green design, building, and remodeling and how to apply these to remodeling and sales using the GreenStar process. The designation will provide confidence to homeowners that GreenStar Qualified individuals have a practical understanding of green building & remodeling. The designation also will offer building industry practitioners a credible means to differentiate their knowledge in the green building marketplace and will be relevant in all states.

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EPA certified training

      EPA’s 2008 Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP) Rule (as amended in 2010 and 2011), aims to protect the public from lead-based paint hazards associated with renovation, repair and painting activities. These activities can create hazardous lead dust when surfaces with lead paint, even from many decades ago, are disturbed. The rule requires workers to be certified and trained in the use of lead-safe work practices, and requires renovation, repair, and painting firms to be EPA-certified. These requirements became fully effective April 22, 2010

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Better is better

  GCHB is proud to offer new homes that will earned the ENERGY STAR® label. The ENERGY STAR®label means that your new home has been designed and built to standards well above other homes in the market today.  It means better quality, better comfort, and better durability.  It also means that your new home is a better value for today, and a better investment for tomorrow.  The ENERGY STAR® label gives you the peace of mind that your home has undergone a better process for inspections, testing, and verification to ensure that it meets strict requirements set by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). The certification process provides flexibility to select a custom combination of measures for each home that is equivalent in performance to the minimum requirements of the ENERGY STAR Reference Design Home, Exhibit 1, as assessed through energy modeling. An EPA-recognized Verification Oversight Organization (VOO)’s Approved Software Rating Tool shall automatically determine the ENERGY STAR ERI Target, which is the highest ERI value that each rated home may achieve to earn the ENERGY STAR Certification.

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Julie dig training partner

 JULIE Inc provides Damage Prevention education that cover several topics including the one call process, best practices and the latest news from the Illinois Commerce Commission’s enforcement program. It also provides Illinois Land Developers, Contractors, Builders, Excavators and Underground Utility Facility Owners with a continuously improving service for the safety and protection of the community.

Vision Statement
JULIE, Inc. will be the recognized performance leader in damage prevention, safety awareness and reliable one-call processing services.

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Our commitment to quality is reflected in the brands we choose to partner with. Our long standing relationships with a selection of the industry’s most trusted brands allows us to deliver homes of the highest calibre that are not only beautiful but made to stand the test of time.

Trade Partners

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