The Green Building Contractor Training Institute is a workshop series for Metro Boston building contractors interested in learning more about sustainable construction practices and green building business opportunities. The first workshop in the series was initially offered in Oct and Dec 2010.
GREEN BUILDING 101 FOR CONTRACTORS -
Green Building 101 was 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 presentations made during the workshop are available here:
The flyer and contacts for presenters and guests are available below.
Green Jobs Boston would like to thank the Green Round Table for facilitating the workshop, Skillworks for sponsoring the networking lunches, and Roxbury Community College and ABCD for hosting the 1st and 2nd sessions.
INTRODUCTION TO SOLAR THERMAL FOR CONTRACTORS -
Intro to Solar Thermal was a full‐day workshop providing a general overview of solar thermal technology and its applications. Content covered included system design, installation and inspection; a market overview of policy drivers and incentives; and information on how to build a solar thermal business, including info about training, marketing, pricing and profit margins.
The presentation made during the workshop as well as the flyer and contacts for presenters and guests are attached at the bottom of the page. Note that the presentation is in 4 parts.
Green Jobs Boston would like to thank Chris Beebe of Sustainable Edge for presenting the workshop, the MA Clean Energy Center and Skillworks for co-sponsoring the event, and Economy Plumbing for hosting.