Advanced Green Building : Building Science

I’m heading out to Las Vegas , NV. to take a brand new 2 day course in Advanced Green Building : Building Science for my Master Green Builder Remodeler designation ( MGBR ) at the 66th annual International Builder’s Show ( IBS )  . This 2 day course instructs builders & remodelers on proper building science techniques for constructing and remodeling high-performance homes . The high-performance ideal encompasses more than just energy efficiency–it’s about potentially creating a more durable , environmentally responsible and sustainable living environment . By using case studies , detailed construction drawings and other resources found on http://greenbuildingadvisor.com/ , NAHB , and BuildingGreen , LLC have developed this course to provide builders & remodelers with the highest-level of information available .

As a graduate of this course , I will be able to :

  • Apply building physics to building performance
  • Translate building science into elements of design & construction
  • Dovetail all features of high performance : energy efficiency , water efficiency , materials efficiency & indoor environmental quality
  • Describe the high-performance home & its benefits to both my team & clients
  • Use all aspects of GreenBuildingAdvisor.com , including “My GBA”, the site’s project management tool , on individual projects & with my project team

As this is only the second time this course is being offered , I look forward to being one of the 1st builders & remodelers in the country to take Green Building to the next level !

About EdNiklesJr

For over 47 Years , we have Specialized in Lot / House Packages . While we are widely known for our Award Winning One of a Kind Custom Homes , we also build Entry Level Starter Homes , Vacation Homes , Retirement Homes , Green / Energy Star Homes , Aging-In-Place Homes, Universal Design / Accessible Homes and Larger Additions & Renovations . We are a Design / Build Company with our own In House Architect . We firmly believe every home should make an expressive statement about it's owner , but also keep a close watch on the overall budget with our computerized estimating system .
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