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Florida Green Home Certification Training [Live Webinar]

Code: FGHC
Price: $399.00
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Description
A two-day training offering green building techniques appropriate for Florida homes. Individuals who complete this course and associated exams may become an accredited Certifying Agent of the Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) provided they meet the eligibility requirements. Certifying Agents have the ability to evaluate a home with respect to the criteria contained in the Florida Green Home Designation Standard.

CEUs: 10.5 credits
CILB# 0608077

Day 1
9:50 AM     Please Connect to Webinar
10:00 AM   Introduction to the FGBC Organization
10:20 AM   Overview of Certifying Agents
11:00 AM   Introduction to the FGBC Green Home Designation Standard
12:00 PM   Lunch
1:00 PM     Category I – Energy
2:00 PM     Category II – Water
3:00 PM     Category III – Lot Choice & Category IV – Site
4:00 PM     Sample Home 1 – take home exercise
4:15 PM     Adjourn
 

Day 2
8:30 AM     Category V – Health
9:00 AM     Category VI – Materials
10:30 AM   Category VII – Disaster Mitigation & Category VIII – General
11:30 AM   Sample Home 2 – Scoring Exercise
12:30 PM   Lunch
1:30 PM     Sample Home 2 – Exercise Review
2:30 PM     Questions/Answers
PLEASE COMPLETE & RETURN YOUR EVALUATION FORM
3:00 PM     Adjourn

EXAMS need to be arranged with Florida Green Building Coalition.
Please follow directions provided under step 3 on the following link for scheduling and paying for exam https://floridagreenbuilding.org/certifying-agents/#requirements

Day 1 Registration begins at 9:30 am and class begins at 10:00 am.  Day 2 class begins at 8:30 am.


Note: The exams are a separate fee from the course. Students will need to arrange with FGBC to take the exams and pay FGBC $100 separately from the course.


WHAT IS A CERTIFYING AGENT AND AM I ELIGIBLE TO BECOME ONE?

Certifying Agent –An individual accredited by the Florida Green Building Coalition to evaluate a home with respect to the criteria contained in this Standard for the purposes of verifying that the qualifications for a Florida Green Home Designation have been achieved. A Certifying Agent must be an independent, third party verifier and cannot be on the payroll of any company that is responsible for the construction of the home, nor can the Certifying Agent stand to profit from the certification of the project. The Certifying Agent is entitled to be compensated for the verification work that they perform and may act as a consultant if their scope does not fall within the restricted conditions stated above.


MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO BECOME AN FGBC CERTIFYING AGENT

1. One year experience in the home building industry - Verification of experience will require written references to such activity in at least one of the below listed professions:

  • Residential trade contractor or builder experience either on the jobsite or in management
  • Superintendent or other jobsite supervision
  • Licensed or qualified home inspector or certified energy rater
  • Residential design or architectural work
  • Residential land development management
  • Green building verification for another green certification
  • Construction consulting or training


2. 14 hours of Green Home Construction Continuing Education Courses (CE’s) within prior 2 years of application

  • Courses must specifically emphasize Green Home construction techniques and concepts
  • Course description/syllabus must be submitted with Home Certifying Agent Application
  • Review of course work completed by the applicant is subject to FGBC approval
  • Instructors may receive CE credits once for teaching an approved course

3. Successful Completion of the two-day FGBC Green Home Certification Training and exam.



Event Location
Online
Course access instructions will be emailed separately.




All payments are fully refundable if cancellation is received at least 7 business days before the class begins. FSEC reserves the right to cancel any course in the event of insufficient pre-registration. In that event, all payments are fully refundable.


 
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