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NAHB Certified Green Professional

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The National Association of Home Builders’ (NAHB) Certified Green Professional™ and Master Certified Green Professional (Master CGP) designations recognizes builders, remodelers and other industry professionals who incorporate green building principles into homes.

The basic designation requires 24 hours of NAHB-approved training, and additional continuing education every three years. The Master CGP designation comprises a more in-depth study of green building science and mechanics. The Master CGP requirements include five years of green building experience and have built or remodeled and certified at least three dwellings in a three-year period to a recognized local, state or national certified green residential program; and completion of the four required courses.

Upon successful completion of course work, submission of a graduation application and signed Code of Ethics is required to graduate.

Learn more: NAHB Certified Green Professional websiteExternal Site

Conformity assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

Conformity with NAHB Certified Green Professional's standard is verified by our own organization (second party).

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Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

Name

National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

Member of

Unknown

Type

Industry association

Also manages

NAHB Green


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  • Applicable life cycle and supply chain phases
  • Social and environmental attributes
  • Mutual recognition with other ecolabels
  • Standard details, including standard document, review frequency

Ecolabel development | How were the standards for this ecolabel developed?

  • Standard development and management process
  • Standard-setting norms followed for development of the ecolabel's standard
  • Type of standard-setting process, external stakeholders, and funding sources

Conformity Assessment | How is compliance with this ecolabel's standard ensured?

  • Requirements to achieve certification (i.e. chain of custody, site visits, metrics)
  • Audit / surveillance requirements
  • Duration of certification, time to achieve certification

Managing organization | Who manages this ecolabel?

  • Contact details, primary contact
  • Organizational details including year established, funding, and governance

Additional information | Including:

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  • Target audience (consumers / retailers / manufacturers / etc)

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Key data

Year ecolabel est. 2009

Classification | Who, what, where

Product categories this ecolabel applies to
Building products Buildings


Where this ecolabel is found
United States



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Last updated: 26 May 2016