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GREENleaders Sustainability Training at HPMKT

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April 9 & 10
9:30am to 12:30pm each day

Join SFC for this live class at High Point Market 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 experts in sustainability. 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

April 9th, 2019 9:30 AM through April 10th, 2019 12:30 PM
Suites at Market Square Top Floor Seminar Room
High Point, NC
United States
Phone: 919-621-2202
Conference Fee
Early Bird Discount-50% off until February 11, 2019 $ 149.50
Early Bird Discount II-25% off: February 11, 2019 - March 12, 2019 $ 224.25
Regular Rate: After March 12, 2019 $ 299.00