Green homes are the only good news in today's housing market. Green remodelers are busy coast to coast. Today’s consumers want comfortable homes, lower energy bills, healthy air for their children to breathe and the peace of mind that comes with knowing their home will last a lifetime. Trained green building professionals are uniquely positioned to deliver on homeowners’ desires.
In this two-day course, What's Working's expert trainers teach participants how to approach a home from the green building mindset. Instead of seeing the house just as a conglomeration of parts, students learn to view a home in terms of interrelated systems. From foundations to flooring, from roofs to HVAC systems, students learn that all aspects of design and construction must function together in order to build a green home. Just because you build it doesn't mean they will come. This training teaches companies how to market green homes and remodels in language and approaches their market responds to.
The Green Building Tripod guides every design decision and construction detail.
Come learn how to achieve all three goals while building beautiful, durable, affordable homes. Find a Green from the Ground Up training near you at greenbuilding.com.
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"This seminar has helped rekindle the flame; I will run my remodeling company with a renewed sense that I can make a difference... Nice job David."
— DAVID CALLAHAN, Callahan & Petcas, Inc.
"What’s Working's training is an excellent overview on "Green Remodeling" and gives many specifics to implement in all areas of remodeling, from foundation to finish. I have sent all of our key employees to your trainings, and recommend the trainings to any building professional who is serious about going 'green.'"
"What’s Working has done a great job teaching the Certified Green Building Professional course here in the Bay Area. The classes are packed with interesting information that brings remodelers up to speed on building green, including segments on Indoor Air Quality, Energy Efficiency, and Resource Conservation."
"What’s Workings presentations are both motivational and fact-packed. Not only will you learn why green remodeling is good for the earth, but you will learn which materials are really green, green remodeling techniques needed in your climate, and various pitfalls and hazards to avoid in green remodeling. Many attendees find your seminars life-changing."