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GREENleaders Sustainability training at NYDC

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Become a GREEN AP at NYDC

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 the founder of the USGBC. This is the most comprehensive green furnishings training program available, providing designers with the knowledge and credentials to differentiate themselves as experts in sustainability. Over 500 graduates to date. Written by an accredited LEED-CI/AP and approved by GBCI for 6 CE hours and registered with IDCEC for .6 W CEUs or individual modules at .1 W CEUs.  Box lunch will be provided.

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

Unit 2 - The Mind of the Consumer-Learn why consumers do what they do, and what you need to know to be effective with your marketing and sales efforts.

Unit 3 - Sourcing Green Products-I-Learn what to look for , what to avoid, and how each option relates to different environmental concerns.

Unit 4 - Sourcing Green Products-II-Learn to make educated recommendations on these other important elements in a commercial space or in the home.

Unit 5 - Designing Green Interiors-Learn tips and tricks for energy conservation, lighting, cooling, and recycling, with exact methods of calculating cost and carbon savings, as well as best choices in wall paint, window treatments, flooring, and carpeting.

Unit 6 - Selling Green Solutions-Learn how to initiate, advance and close a green sale among ordinary customers.

June 11th, 2015 9:00 AM through  6:00 PM
New York Design Center
200 Lexington Ave, Corner of 33rd
New York, NY
United States
Phone: 252.368.1098
Conference Fee
Student and Educator Rate $ 150.00
25% off for IIDA, IDS, ASID & SFC members $ 225.00
GREENleaders online course $ 299.00