Program

This EarthCraft Builder training provides a comprehensive overview of best practices for sustainable construction and design. Explore the ways the EarthCraft program can help you get started in the green building sector. Learn cost-effective ways to improve the energy efficiency, indoor air quality, comfort and durability of homes, enhancing overall client appeal.

Learn

After successful completion of this course, the participant will have the knowledge and skills to successfully build, certify and market EarthCraft homes.

  • Building science basics
  • EarthCraft program fundamentals
  • The EarthCraft certification process
  • Strategies for marketing EarthCraft projects
  • Green building incentive programs

Earn

  • The EarthCraft Builder training qualifies attendees for continuing education credit from the following organizations:
    • Certified Professional Home Builder (CPHB) = 6 CEUs
    • American Institute of Architects (AIA) = 7 LU|HSW
    • Building Performance Institute (BPI) = 3.5 CEUs
    • Georgia State Licensing Board for Residential and General Contractors = 6 CEUs
    • International Code Council (ICC) = 0.7 CEUs
  • Upon completion of the course, qualifying builders will be prepared and eligible to sit for a 50-question EarthCraft Builder exam, register and join the EarthCraft House program, and begin the process of certifying his/her first EarthCraft House.

Program Offerings

Printed binder with course materials
Copy of EarthCraft Technical Guidelines

Pricing

Price: $200
Member Price: $185

Course Requirements

LMS Courses: Basics of Building Science (access provided upon registration)

FAQ

How much is this course?
This course is $200 and $185 for Southface members.
I'm interested in taking this course. When will the next EarthCraft Builder training be scheduled?
This course is scheduled based on demand. Contact us at courses@southface.org and let us know you’re interested in future courses.