EDGE Technical Online Workshop
GBCI: 0920011307EDGE is a green building certification system for new residential and commercial buildings in over 130 emerging market countries. Please visit https://www.edgebuildings.com/connect to see the full list of countries where EDGE is available. This Workshop will help EDGE Project Teams understand the EDGE standard, utilize the software application, and navigate the certification process. It will also prepare EDGE Expert candidates to take the EDGE Exam.
Published on: October 28, 2016
Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) is a green building certification system for new residential and commercial buildings in emerging market countries. An innovation of International Finance Corporation (IFC), EDGE is a fast and easy to use mass market transformation tool. It empowers developers and builders to quickly evaluate and compare estimated costs for design strategies targeting reductions in energy use, water use, and embodied energy in materials. As a global certification partner, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) administers EDGE certification in over 120 countries around the world.
The EDGE Technical Online Workshop will help EDGE Project Teams understand the EDGE standard, utilize the software application, and navigate the certification process. It will also prepare EDGE Expert candidates to take the EDGE Exam.
The online course consists of five on-demand sessions as detailed in the syllabus and FAQs document. Students must successfully complete a short quiz after each session. Students must also complete the EDGE Software Practical Exercise on their own and upload the results. The exercise is estimated to take about 60-90 minutes.
The course is $150 US and is conducted in English. You will have full access to the webinar recordings and other course resources for one year after purchasing the course.
- Gain an overview of EDGE and the certification process
- Learn how to complete a self-assessment using the EDGE Software
- Understand how energy, water, and materials efficiency strategies impact cost, savings and building performance
- Learn best practices around bringing EDGE to the market