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Present GREENleaders Certified Sustainability Training – .6 ceu
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Dallas – November 19, 2015, 9am – 5pm

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Denver – November 23, 2015, 9am – 5pm

This industry first 6-hour exam course is the most comprehensive green furnishings training program available, providing designers the knowledge and credentials to differentiate themselves as experts in sustainability. Written by an accredited LEED-CI/AP and approved by GBCI for 6 CE hours and registered with IDCEC for .6 W CEU

Tuition is $299
ends October 31.



This is a great way to renew your GREEN AP certificate if you are already a GREENleader!

Here’s what you’ll learn:

Unit 1 – The Case For Sustainability: Gain a grounding in the environmental issues related to home furnishings, including climate change, indoor air quality, toxic waste pollution, and water conservation.

Unit 2 – The Mind of the Consumer: Learn what consumers are thinking, what their priorities are, and where you need to position to be effective with your marketing and sales efforts.

Unit 3 – Sourcing Green Products-I: Understand the differences between available options in the components that go into home furnishings, including certified wood, rapidly renewables, commercial harvests, and recycled/recyclable content.

Unit 4 – Sourcing Green Products-II: Learn more about materials and components, with a focus on reduction of energy use. Discussion covers bio hybrid cushioning, low VOC finishes, vegetable-tanned leathers and organic textiles.

Unit 5 – Designing Green Interiors: Learn tips and tricks for energy conservation in lighting, heating, and cooling, with exact methods of calculating cost and carbon savings. Also covers best choices in wall paint, window treatments, flooring, and carpeting.

Unit 6 – Selling Green Solutions: Get a powerful sales training, with simple, compelling answers to the questions most commonly asked by customers.