Our online classes offer a variety of green building topics that prepare people to design and build economically, sustainably and beautifully.
Our instructors are professionals with expertise in the specific fields they teach, such as contractors and energy experts, as well as professional educators who have designed these classes to be comprehensive and meaningful.
Classes are presented for home owners, those who are planning to build a new home or commercial project or remodel their existing home, and for professionals in the field, such as builders, designers, architects, real estate agents, lenders and appraisers.
The classes present an overview of numerous key topics in the green and sustainable field, promoting energy efficiency and helping people make better choices, design smarter, build soundly and affordably, and live freer and more responsibly.

Classes include:

Introduction to Green Building

Introduction to Renewable Energy Systems

Elements of Great Design

Alternative Building Methods and Materials

Solar Electric and Photo-Voltaics (PV)

Energy Efficient Remodeling

Water Harvesting and Recycling

Passive Solar Principles

Solar Thermal and Hydronic Heating

A Guide to Successful Building