Certified Green Professional (CGP)
The National Association of Home Builders’ Certified Green Professional™ designation recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes without driving up the cost of construction. Classwork leading to the designation provides a solid background in green building methods, as well as the tools to reach consumers, from the organization leading the charge to provide market-driven green building solutions to the home building industry.
The Certified Green Professional (CGP), an exclusive designation offered by the National Association of Home Builders, is designed to teach the building industry professionals strategies for incorporation green building principles into homes using cost-effective and affordable options.
When Accessible Lifestyle became a CGP, it gained a greater understanding of sustainable building techniques, knowledge of methods to achieve higher energy efficiency, marketing and sales tools specifically tailored to green building, and the business practices that foster success. Accessible Lifestyle will be able to demonstrate to consumers the enhanced environmental impact, increased performance and health benefits of green homes to potential buyers. Earning the CGP shows customers our commitment to staying current with industry innovations-including green building.
The exploding market for sustainable, environmentally friendly building products along with expanding educational opportunities for builders and remodelers has accelerated green building industry. A recent NAHB-Mc Graw Hill Construction Survey indicates that more than 80% of the homes in this country will incorporate green practices into the development, design and construction of new homes in the next two years.
Green building is more than just a checklist. It’s the use of quality building practices that promote sustainability to make a home healthier and more efficient. The CGP provides a solid background in green building methods and tools to each consumer and provides market-driven green building solutions to the home building industry.
Earning the CGP designation demonstrates to our clients and peers that we are commitment to the best and latest in green building practices and techniques, and that we hold ourselves and our work to the highest standard of professional ethics.