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Comparing Residential Green Building Rating Systems Pt 2 – Energy Program Baselines

GBCI: 0920015137

Knowing your energy efficiency targets helps you know if the project budget will work and give your clients a sense of future costs for their budgets or tenant expenditures.
Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

Rating system: v4, v2009

Published on: December 07, 2017

Average: 4.6 (9 votes)
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Energy efficiency is the foundation of each of the rating systems. Most of the requirements and credits are found in the energy portions of the programs. Knowing your energy efficiency targets helps you know if the project budget will work and give your clients a sense of future costs for their budgets or tenant expenditures.

Objectives

  1. Learn the basic requirements and opportunities to reduce energy in green certifications
  2. Know where to get more information energy ratings, labels, and credits
  3. Articulate which energy program(s) make sense for your clients based on foundational goals.
  4. See how you can use energy model to score green points, reduce costs for clients and surpass the codes
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GreenHome Institute
Grand Rapids, MI
United States

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Brett Little

Executive Director GreenHome Institute
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