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GreenPoint Rated New Home

September 29, 2021 @ 8:00 am - September 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm

This course covers the policies, processes and program requirements unique to the New Home rating system.


You must apply to the GreenPoint Rated Program and receive eligibility verification before registering for this training.

Learn more about the GreenPoint Rated Program, and Apply to become a Rater or Advisor.

You must have passed GreenPoint Rated CORE with 80% or higher to move onto the GreenPoint Rated New Home and/or Existing Home trainings.


This 8-hour course covers the policies, processes and program requirements unique to the New Home rating system. It addresses current trends in new construction and illustrates the role of the Rater and Advisor in the green building process. After passing the exam you will receive your certification as a GreenPoint Rater or Advisor for both single- and multi-family new homes.

Topics covered in this course: The role of the Rater in the design, construction, and maintenance of green homes.

Verification protocols for New Home measures, including:

  • Energy efficiency and building envelope
  • Water conserving systems
  • Ventilation practices
  • High-efficiency systems and equipment
  • Indoor air quality
  • Waste and site measures addressing resource conservation
  • Design considerations and commissioning for multi-family project
  • How to calculate climate change benefits
  • How to leverage the resources of Build It Green and GreenPoint Rated


Training: Location: Live Streaming Online, Zoom Platform (Link to be provided once registered)

  • Wednesday, September 29 | 8AM – 12PM
  • Thursday, September 30 | 8AM – 12PM

Exam (Virtual):

Thursday, September 30 | 1PM – Monday, October 4 | 1PM | Available for 96 hours to complete

Fees and Registration:

Training and Exam: $349

Exam Re-take: $50

Cancellations / Refunds

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Marc Richmond has been involved in the construction industry since the late ’80s, both as a builder and a green building consultant, and has developed applied and educational green building programs for government agencies, non-profits and private firms. His comprehensive curriculum helps professionals be effective at implementing green practices into their daily work and teaches consumers to make good purchasing decisions.

Marc is energized by a diverse classroom and has a unique talent for helping individuals see the role they serve in spurring market transformation. He specializes in designing green building tools, rating systems, and training programs that are understandable, buildable for professionals, and valued by consumers. His experience as a builder, businessperson, educator, and green building program manager makes him focus on simple solutions that will make the target audience take the actions that are needed.


September 29, 2021 @ 8:00 am
September 30, 2021 @ 12:00 pm