FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Green Renovation Gets A Boost From Online Learning in Building Science for Energy Efficient Homes
IBS, Las Vegas, NV January 22, 2015 - GreenHome Institute (GHI) announces the immediate availability of Building Science Basics online training course by Blue House Energy (BHE). The course ensures everyone involved in energy efficient home construction and renovation has a common understanding of how heat, air and moisture interact and affect the house’s performance. The result is lower energy costs, comfort, and health in homes.
“Our members need to maintain their professional knowledge, and what BHE offers – on-demand fundamentals training – has been missing in our industry until now. ” said Brett Little, Executive Director, GHI.
Building Science Basics (http://youtu.be/zYFwB_qtzFU) is also now the starting point for GreenHome Professional certification, which gives people a way to further distinguish themselves as a residential green building experts.
Shawna Henderson, CEO of BHE says, “Having our courses as the basis of the GreenHome programs fulfills one of our top goals: improving the capacity of our industry by collaborating with other training organizations.”
The courses and modules are eligible for continuing education units (CEU) from organizations including: BPI, GBCI, & AIA (HSW). NARI Green is expected soon. The partnership means that over 100,000 professionals now have access to a new way to earn CEUs.
Building Science Basics is available now with a bonus module at GreenHome Institute’s website.
About GreenHome Institute
The GreenHome Institute, formerly The Alliance for Environmental Sustainability (AES) is a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in renovation and construction of the places we live. http://www.greenhomeinstitute.org/
About Blue House Energy
Blue House Energy provides affordable, convenient online learning. Learning can take place wherever and whenever, and don't take crews off job sites. Our self-paced courses feature animations and videos that clearly explain the science of building houses that don't waste energy. http://www.bluehouseenergy.com
Brett Little, Executive Director GreenHome Institute
Tel: 616-458-6733 ext 1