Green Building 101 for Contractors

November 23, 2010 - Green Buildings

Barbara Batshalom, NEXUS

Why should you attend this workshop?
* Gain a foundation in green building
* Learn from experts in the field
* Networking with potential employers
* Subsidized workshop fee
The Green Building 101 Workshop is a full-day workshop providing a general introduction to green building concepts, techniques and materials, including the impact of various building certification systems on building contractor businesses, and the implications of various credentials for their employees.

The goal of the workshop is to provide a participant with the background necessary to make informed decisions about next steps for their business model and/or for training and credentialing. This workshop is designed for contractors interested in gaining the basics of green building. From knowledge to networking, this workshop is your ticket to entering the green economy.

The workshop will be led by staff from The Green Roundtable / NEXUS, and assisted by guest speakers from leading institutions such as ICF and ABCD. All instructors have extensive experience in the field.

This is an equal opportunity program - auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. This workshop is a project of Green Jobs Boston, the Mayor's Office of Jobs and Community Services and the Boston Redevelopment Authority. A project of the Massachusetts State Energy Sector Partnership, funded in whole by a $6 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment & Training Administration.
Barbara Batsholom is the founder/executive director of NEXUS, a project of The Green Roundtable, Boston.

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