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Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP)

Join the Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP) program and learn cutting edge building best practices from our expert instructor, Stephen Aiguier of Green Hammer, as he guides participants through the entire spectrum of high performance building best practices and shares practical insights on the following:

  • Building science fundamentals & moisture management
  • High performance wall & roof assemblies 
  • HVAC product selection & integrated system design
  • Water conservation techniques
  • Indoor air quality, green material considerations & health impacts
  • Local green/energy efficiency building programs & incentives

SHP is a comprehensive, interactive, experience-driven education program for residential and multifamily building and design professionals looking to take their work to the next level of quality. Each of the six monthly SHP modules can be taken individually and each module provides participants with an opportunity to gain valuable insights and eliminate common barriers to high performance building via under-construction home tours, expert guest speakers, and a cumulative final project that puts principles into practice. Participants that complete all six modules can earn the designation of an accredited Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP). 

Learn more about the SHP course benefits and features here >>

Course Modules

Fall 2017 
Portland, OR

Module 1: Green Building Intro & Integrated Design Oct 20 & 21
Module 2: Building Science Fundamentals Dec 1 & 2
Module 3: High Performance Building Envelopes Jan 5 & 6
Module 4: Mechanical Systems and Performance Testing Feb 2 & 3
Module 5: Health, Materials, and Water Mar 2 & 3
Module 6: Final Presentations and Certification Exam Apr 6 & 7
*Note: Individual modules can be taken in random order over various sessions to achieve SHP accreditation
Interested but can't commit just yet? Fill out our Interest Form and we'll be sure to keep you updated on future course developments and opportunities.
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