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HUD Green Academy and the AIA Housing Knowledge Community partner to provide continuing education

By Kathleen A. Dorgan AIA posted Dec 22, 2012 4:12 PM

The HUD Green Academy includes the following courses:
  • Course 1:  Introduction to Green Building for Affordable Housing (1 ½ days) provides training and knowledge to best incorporate green building energy efficiency practices and what applicable regulations and incentives are in place to promote green building practices.  9.75 HSW/SD 
  • Course 2: Executive Decision Making (½ day) provides an overview of the executive decisions necessary to optimize green practices in affordable housing and your organization. This course is aimed at senior staff members that are responsible for medium and high-level decision-making about the new construction, rehabilitation, operations, and maintenance of affordable housing units. 3.25 SD 
  • Course 3: Best Practices for Green Building Operations & Maintenance (1 day) provides practical information specific to building operations and maintenance including best green building practices and regulatory requirements and how these best practices and requirements can be incorporated into the day-to-day work. 
  • Course 4: Financing Green Building (1 day) provides a review of applicable regulations and detailed look at internal and external incentives and financing options for projects or policies that integrate best green building practices. 
  • Course 5: Energy Performance Contracting for Small PHAs (1 day) will enhance participants’ understanding of HUD’s financing and incentive programs for EPCs for small PHAs, the importance of a comprehensive audit, and review of applicable regulations with the goal of supporting substantial energy savings through cost-effective improvements using energy conservation measurement and validation tools and techniques. 

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