Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

  • 2

    Basics of Residential Green Building

    • Module 1: Introduction

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Module 2: Energy

    • Module 3: Health

    • Module 4: Materials

    • Module 5: Water

    • Module 6: Place

    • Module 7: Certifications

    • Module 8 : Valuation & Financing

    • Pass this quiz for Basics of Residential Green Building

  • 3

    Background in Energy Conservation

  • 4

    10 Pro tips to get to Net Zero Low Carbon

    • Tip 1: Committing

    • Tip 2: Know what you are working with

    • Tip 3: Befriend the Sun

    • Tip 4: Right Sized Spaces.

    • Tip 5: Aim for passive house.

    • Tip 6: #ElectrifyEverything

    • Tip 7: Be picky, but smart.

    • Tip 8: Why guess when you can know?

    • Tip 9: Reduce, Reduce, now produce!

    • Tip 10: OFFSET THE REST

    • Pass the 10 tips zero energy quiz with 80%

  • 5

    How to improve indoor air quality to comply with LEED and ventilation codes

    • Watch: How to improve indoor air quality to comply with LEED and ventilation codes

    • Pass the quiz for How to improve air quality with 80%

  • 6

    Energy Star Water MNGT Checklist

    • Module 1: ESV3 Water Management

    • Module 2: ESV3 Water Management

    • Module 3: ESV3 Water Management

    • Pass the Water Management quiz with 80%

  • 7

    The Water Efficiency Rating Score (WERS)

    • Watch the WERS Video Here (Only through 1:13:12)

    • WERS Quiz requires 80% passing rate

  • 8

    Introduction to HVAC 2.0

    • Watch introduction to HVAC 2.0

    • Pass the quiz for HVAC 2.0

  • 9

    Can building Science help Slow COVID19?

    • Watch the video Can Building Science Help Slow Covid 19?

    • Pass the quiz with 80% passing rate

  • 10

    Uncontrolled Moisture: The Enemy of a healthy home

    • Watch the video

    • Pass with 80% passing rate

  • 11

    Introduction to Rain Water Harvesting

    • Watch the video

    • Pass the quiz with an 80% rater

  • 12

    Zero House: Case study of a modular zero carbon, zero toxin, zero waste building

    • Pt 1 - Watch the video

    • Pt 2 - Watch the video

    • Get an 80% Passing rate on the quiz

  • 13

    Introduction to ZeroStep Home Accessibility

    • Watch the course

    • Download the handout

    • Get an 80% passing rate on the quiz

  • 14

    Reducing occupant exposure to EMF in residential construction Pt 1

    • Watch the course here

    • Take the quiz with an 80% passing rate.

  • 15

    Introduction to Right Sized Housing

    • Watch the video

    • Pass the quiz with 80%

  • 16

    Review the GreenStar Homes Certification program

    • Review the video and access the workbook while watching it.

    • After reviewing the workbook please update us with questions or concerns.

  • 17

    Choose 3 on demand or live GHI Courses

    • Elective 1: Choose a live or on demand course

    • Elective 2: Choose a live or on demand course

    • Elective 3: Choose a live or on demand course