The Charleston Home Builders Association is offering two educational courses in October that when completed will allow HBA members to earn the Certified Green Professional Designation (CGP). Andy Barber, CGP, will teach both courses. A brief overview of each course is below. Click here to learn more and register for these classes at  Both courses will be taught in Charleston, SC.

Business Management for Building Professionals – October 9, 2013
Learn the management skills that give industry leaders the edge. This course will give you a solid foundation for managing small- to medium-size building/remodeling and service companies. This course explains critical elements from planning to evaluating progress and presents practical tips and tools for managing a business successfully. You will get a solid grasp of business best practices and practical tools of value whether you are a new or experienced business owner.

Green Building for Building Professionals – October 10, 11, 2013
Implementing cost-effective green building into your construction practices begins with up-front planning that examines the whole house and the building science behind it. In this two-day course, you will learn how to apply the ANSI-approved National Green Building Standard™ in the construction of a new home, remodel, site development or multifamily project. With a focus on flexibility and a sound knowledge base, the course provides the tools for a successful green project.

Whether you are trying to earn your designation or just need continuing education credits, these classes are for you!