Green and Sustainable Remodeling Trends

New to green building? Learn green and sustainable remodeling trends in residential building.

About course:

This course is a must-watch for any general contractors or independent contractors or builders in the residential industry who are new to green building. We'll cover what's new & what's hot with residential green building, and we will take several recent studies on trends and consumer demands in the remodeling industry and try to make sense of all of them. We will briefly cover the 5 pillars of green building in regards to new remodeling topics, financial mechanisms on how to pay for this and go over the extra added value for green remodeling. Brett Little, LEED APH, CGHP has been overseeing residential green building education and LEED certification programming for nearly 6 years. Brett hold a Bachelors of Sustainable Business from Aquinas College and sits on the board of the USGBCWM. Brett is a Home Energy Magazine 30 under 30 recipient.

You'll learn:

  • To get started on finding resources on residential green building trends & applications
  • How to take the first steps to healthier and better remodeling practices
  • To articulate the value of green certification and energy labels
  • Where to find funding mechanisms to overcome upfront costs


  • GBCI(LEED H Specific) (1 hr)
  • AIA LU (1 hr)
  • HSW (1 hr)
  • NARI GREEN (1 hr)
  • GCP (1 hr)

Your Instructor

Green Home Institute
Green Home Institute

The GreenHome Institute is a 501 c3 non profit with a mission to empower people to make healthier and more sustainable choices in the construction and renovation of the places we live. We have certified over 6,000 green homes and trained over 15,000 professionals in residential green building.

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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