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Introduction to EDGE

GBCI: 0920007052

EDGE is a green building certification system for new residential and commercial buildings in emerging markets. With GBCI’s FREE Introduction to EDGE course you'll learn all about the EDGE software, the certification process, and business opportunities as both a consultant and EDGE Auditor in only 30 minutes!

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Eligible for 1 CE HOUR.
  • 1 CE

Published on: January 20, 2016

Average: 4.1 (219 votes)
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Excellence in Design for Greater Efficiencies (EDGE) is a green building certification system for new residential and commercial buildings in over 130 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 provider, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) administers EDGE certification in over 120 countries around the world.

With GBCI’s FREE Introduction to EDGE course you'll learn all about the EDGE software, the certification process, and business opportunities as both a consultant and EDGE Auditor in only 30 minutes! This course is also available in Spanish here.

To complete this course, please view the video, read the EDGE brochure (available under Additional Resources), and take the quiz.

Ready to learn more or want to become an EDGE Expert? Take our EDGE Technical Online Workshop.

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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 Auditor
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