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GREENleaders Certified Sustainability Training Course, North Palm Beach, FL

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at EcoDecor, taught by Bernadette Upton January 10, 2019 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Join SFC for this live class at the offices of EcoDecor and see why fellow designers are praising this one of a kind industry training.

GREENleaders Certified Sustainability Training

January 10, 2019

9:00 am - 5:00 pm

  636 US Highway 1, Suite 104


taught by Bernadette Upton

“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

SFC's popular and comprehensive training program provides designers, retailers, manufacturers, reps, and others the knowledge and credentials to become experts in sustainability. This industry first, 6-hour exam course was developed in conjunction with the Sustainable Furnishings Council, the #1 organization with board members including ranking staff of World Wildlife Fund, Rainforest Alliance, and a founder of the USGBC. 700 graduated to date. Approved by GBCI for 6 CE hours and registered with IDCEC for .6 HSW CEUs.  

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

January 10th, 2019 9:00 AM through  5:00 PM
636 US Highway 1, Suite 104
North Palm Beach, FL 33408
United States
Phone: (561) 845-5433
Conference Fee
Conference Fee
Early Bird Discount: 50% off until September 30 $ 149.50
Early Bird Discount II: 25% off October 1-10 $ 224.25
Regular Rate: After October 11 - $ 299.00