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GREENleaders Sustainability Training in NYC

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 GREENleaders Certified Sustainability Training       Parsons The New School Healthy Materials Lab


 Friday, March 8th  9 AM - 5 PM
University Center
Auditorium (lower level) UL 105
63 Fifth Avenue
New York City

Fee after Feb 8: $299.00  


Join SFC for this live class at the Parsons Healthy Materials Lab and see why fellow designers are praising this one of a kind industry training.

“Packed with Great information, so pertinent to the world and our professional responsibility.” - Adele Lampert, Pompano Beach, FL

“Made a complicated subject interesting and understandable and relevant.” -Toni O’Neil, Boca Raton, FL

“The most important course / ceu I have EVER taken, so desperately needed in this industry.” – Heddy A Zubrowski, Fort Myers, FL


This popular 6-hour certificate course provides an excellent grounding in sustainability issues and offers practical solutions for growing an eco-friendly home furnishings business.

SFC's GREENleaders course provides designers, retailers, manufacturers, reps, and others the knowledge and credentials they need to become expert in sustainability.  Approved by GBCI for 6 CE hours and registered with IDCEC for .6 HSW CEUs (6 ceu).  Results in acknowledgement as a GREEN Accredited Professional, a designation maintained with continuing education.

Unit 1 - The Case For Sustainability
A grounding in the environmental issues related to home furnishings, including climate change, indoor air quality, toxic waste, and water conservation.  IDCEC ceu 103081

Unit 2 - The Mind of the Consumer
SFC's own research among consumers who have purchased home furnishings recently: insight into their current thinking - including preferred terminology, level of concerns, purchase interes and price sensitivity. IDCEC ceu 103314

Unit 3 - Sourcing Green Products: Materials
Questions to ask and answers to look for in evaluating options in materials - including certified wood, planation growns, rapid renewables, bio-hybrids and recycled/recyclable content. IDCEC ceu 103183

Unit 4 - Sourcing Green Products: Processes
More questions to ask and answers to look for in evaluatng options, with a focus on reduction of energy use and avoidance of harmful chemical inputs.  IDCEC ceu 103184

Unit 5 - Designing Green Interiors
Recommendations on ways of reducing expense and environmental footprint in residential spaces and commercial operations, with methods of calculating cost and carbon savings, as well as best choices in recycling.  IDCEC ceu 103185

Unit 6 - Selling Green Solutions
Answers the questions most commonly asked by customers, empowering you to initiate, advance and close sales of eco among ordinary customers.  IDCEC ceu 103186


Approved by GBCI for 6 CE hours and registered with IDCEC for .6 HSW CEUs
 US Green Building Council   IDCEC
March 8th, 2019 9:00 AM through  5:00 AM
Parsons The New School
Healthy Materials Lab, UL 105, University Center
63 Fifth Avenue
New York City, NY 10003
United States
Phone: 252-368-1098
Event Fee(s)
January 9th - February 8th $ 224.50
February 9th - March 8th $ 299.00
GREENleaders 50 $ 149.50