Earn CGP Designation at Custom Builder Symposium
Custom builders and other industry professionals interested in earning the Certified Green Professional (CGP) designation can take both required courses at the Custom Builder Symposium in Austin, Texas.
“Green Building for Building Professionals” and “Business Management for Building Professionals” will be offered as pre-show courses at the annual conference from Oct. 24-26 at the Hilton Austin.
- “Green Building for Building Professionals” (two-day course)
Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 22-23
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Learn how green homes provide buyers with lower energy costs and higher value. This two-day course for building professionals discusses strategies for incorporating green building principles into homes without driving up the cost of construction. Learn how green homes and remodeling incorporate environmental considerations and resource efficiency into every step of the building and development process to minimize environmental impact.
Designation Credit: CGA, CGB, CGP
- “Business Management for Building Professionals”
Friday, Oct. 24
9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Learn the management skills that give industry leaders the edge. This course will provide a solid foundation in those best business practices so valuable to smaller businesses: planning, organizing, staffing/directing and controlling. Instructors use case studies and sample forms to provide practical and applicable tools for management success.
Designation Credit: CAPS, CGA, CGB, CGR, Master CSP
Two additional pre-show courses, "Business Accounting and Job Cost" and the "Builder Assessment Review" (BAR), also will be offered at the symposium.
More than 1,000 builders, remodelers and other members of the home building industry have earned the Certified Green Professional educational designation since it was introduced early this year by NAHB.
To register for pre-show courses at The Remodeling Show, visit www.nahb.org/custom.
For complete CGP requirements, go to www.nahb.org/CGPinfo.
‘Profit from Green Building’ Available at BuilderBooks.com
“Profit from Building Green — Award-Winning Tips to Build Energy Efficient Homes,” available through BuilderBooks.com, showcases what energy conscious award-winning builders are doing, provides innovative energy-efficient features and covers successful techniques for building this niche market.
To view or purchase this publication online, click here, or call 800-223-2665.