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Introduction to EDGE

GBCI: 0920007052

This course was updated on February 14, 2018.

EDGE is a green building certification system focused on making buildings more resource efficient in over 140 countries. With GBCI’s FREE Introduction to EDGE course you'll learn all about the EDGE software, the certification process, and business opportunities as an EDGE Expert and EDGE Auditor in only 30 minutes!

Este curso también está disponible en español aquí.

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Published on: January 20, 2016

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This course was updated on February 14, 2018.

EDGE is a green building certification system focused on making buildings more resource efficient in over 140 countries. An innovation of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, EDGE is a fast and easy to use mass market transformation tool. It empowers developers and builders to quickly identify the most cost effective ways to reduce energy use, water use, and embodied energy in materials. Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) administers EDGE certification in over 120 countries around the world and is the exclusive certification provider for all EDGE buildings in India. Learn more about EDGE at edge.gbci.org.

With GBCI’s FREE Introduction to EDGE course you'll learn all about the EDGE software, the certification process, and business opportunities as an EDGE Expert and EDGE Auditor in only 30 minutes! To complete this course, please view the video and take the quiz.

Este curso también está disponible en español aquí.

Ready to learn more or want to become an EDGE Expert? Learn more or take our EDGE Technical Online Workshop available now in either English or Spanish.

Objectives

  1. Describe the components of EDGE
  2. Recognize how EDGE helps grow the green building market
  3. Use the EDGE Software to design a resource efficient building
  4. Articulate the benefits of EDGE certification
  5. Summarize how to certify an EDGE project with GBCI
  6. List the steps required to become an EDGE Expert and EDGE Auditor
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