Atlanta Building News
November 17, 2011

Green Building for Building Professionals

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Green Building for Building Professionals
November 30 - December 1, 8 a.m. -5 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. You will learn how green homes provide buyers lower maintenance, better indoor air quality and better long-term value. Techniques are also discussed for competitively differentiating your home products with increased indoor environmental quality as well as energy and resource efficiency. 

As a graduate of this course, you will be able to:
•    Locate and design green building development sites.
•    Control moisture and durability for each component of the building envelope effectively.
•    Employ resource-efficient materials to achieve comfortable, safe and sustainable buildings.
•    Strategize ways to meet, exceed and verify green building energy efficiency requirements.
•    Implement indoor and outdoor water conservation practices.
•    Achieve indoor air quality.
•    Consider green building objectives in a remodeling project.
•    Explain a homeowner’s and builder’s role in effective operation and maintenance of a green home.
•    Apply successful business management, marketing and sales strategies to sell green.

Tom Gotschall will facilitate the class.  Tom graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech) in 1983 with a Bachelor of Science in Building Construction and has a background in general contracting and construction & real estate dispute resolution. He has certifications in the Residential Code and the Building Code.  Tom is a seasoned arbitrator and a dynamic instructor and speaker on a host of construction topics.

Cost: $350 Greater Atlanta HBA member, $375 other HBA member, $450 non-member
Designation: CGA, CGB, CGP
Cont. Ed: 12 AIA, 12 CPHB, 12 GA Bldr License, CAPS, CGR, CMP, CSP, GMB, MCSP, MIRM

Click here to register to attend.
Call 678-775-1469 or e-mail with any questions.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!  Contact Amanda Mathis at or 678-775-1469.


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