LD06 - EDGE Technical Workshop

Monday, November 6 from 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM | 104C « Back

Abstract Text:

EDGE is a green building certification system focused on making buildings in over 130 emerging market countries more resource efficient. An innovation of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, EDGE is a fast and easy to use mass market transformation tool. It empowers developers and builders to quickly identify the most cost effective ways to reduce energy use, water use, and embodied energy in materials. Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) administers EDGE certification in over 120 countries around the world and is the exclusive certification provider for all EDGE buildings in India.

This workshop will help EDGE Project Teams understand the EDGE standard, utilize the software application, and navigate the certification process. It will also prepare EDGE Expert candidates to take the EDGE Exam. Students must bring a laptop to this course.

Please visit edge.gbci.org to learn more about EDGE and to verify that EDGE is available for your home country.

Learning Objectives:

Gain an overview of EDGE and the certification process

Learn how to complete the EDGE self-assessment tool

Understand how energy, water, and materials efficiency strategies impact cost, savings and building performance.

Learn best practices around bringing EDGE to the market.

Learning Level:

Level 200 - Understanding/Comprehension


GBCI Credit Hours:
AIA Credit Hours:
7 LU

Event Type: Workshop (Pre-Conference) > Session