Ends: Apr 4
Join the Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP) program and learn cutting edge design and building best practices from our expert instructor, Stephen Aiguier of Green Hammer, as he guides participants through the entire spectrum of high performance building and shares practical insights on the following:
SHP is a comprehensive, interactive, experience-driven education program for residential and multifamily building and design professionals who are looking to take their projects to the next level of quality. Each of the six monthly modules can be taken individually and provide participants with an opportunity to gain valuable information and eliminate common barriers to high performance building via:
A certification exam at the end of the course allows participants to earn the designation of an accredited Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP). Earth Advantage also provides logos and marketing support to help SHPs gain visibility as informed green building professionals. The SHP accreditation program was first offered in 2008 and has since has been offered over 20 times across Oregon, all the while maintaining a longstanding reputation for depth, applied learning, and outstanding quality. SHP is complementary to other industry credentials, like LEED AP, LEED GA, SBA, CPHC, BPI, HERS, and others. SHPs are architects, builders, developers, remodelers, raters/verifiers, subcontractors, planners, engineers, third-party verification program staff, real estate professionals, appraisers, educators, and building operators who value quality craftsmanship, whole system thinking, and sustainable practices.
|Course Modules||Portland, OR - Fall 2019|
|Module 1: Green Building Market & Integrated Design||Nov 15 & 16|
|Module 2: Building Science Fundamentals||Dec 6 & 7|
|Module 3: High Performance Building Envelopes||Jan 10 & 11|
|Module 4: Mechanical Systems and Performance Testing||Feb 7 & 8|
|Module 5: Health, Materials, and Water||Mar 6 & 7|
|Module 6: Final Presentations and Certification Exam||Apr 3 & 4|
November 15, 2019 - April 4, 2020 6 monthly 2-day modules All classes will take place from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Individual modules can be taken in random order over multiple sessions to achieve SHP accreditation.