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BERDE Professional Basic Training Course

August-13-2012 - August-16-2012 Makati City

One of our primary efforts in ensuring a sustainable environment is through our partnership with the Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC) in the development of a nationally recognized green building program. TÜV Rheinland has been designated by PHILGBC as the independent body to provide BERDE certification services and capacity building programs.

Course Description

The BERDE Professionals Basic Training Course is designed to provide participants robust understanding of the BERDE Green Building Rating System and prepare them to be Certified BERDE Professionals (CBP). CBPs are individuals who have the expertise to assist project proponents pursue BERDE Certification.

The course will provide an understanding of the intent, scope and requirements of each category. The BPBT course examines all the prerequisite and credits in the BERDE New Construction and Existing Building categories: management, land use, water, energy, transportation, indoor environment quality, materials, emissions, waste, heritage conservation and innovation. This course will provide understanding on the synergies among the categories. Participants will also learn the BERDE certification process and necessary documentation.

The course will start with a brief introduction on the Philippine Green Building Council and an overview of BERDE followed by an elaborate discussion of the categories and certification process.

The course is open to all who intend to have a deeper understanding of BERDE whether they plan to pursue becoming Certified BERDE Professional and Assessor or merely for educational purpose.

An examination is required to successfully complete the course. Those who pass the examination will be given the title Certified BERDE Professional.

Course Objective

At the end of this course, the participants will:

• Have a deeper understanding of the BERDE Green Building Rating System and the certification process;

• Have the confidence to explain the BERDE categories according to the PHILGBC’s interpretation, and

• Be able to assist BERDE project proponents in understanding the synergies among the categories and plan for the BERDE certification process.

Target Participants

Building owners, developers, contractors, project managers, engineers, architects, designers, facility managers, building managers/administrators/engineers, suppliers, manufacturers, EMS practitioners, consultants, educators and any individual who intends to know and understand BERDE.

Cost of Investment

PhP 25,000 + 12% VAT;
PhP 20,000 + 12% VAT (for PhilGBC members)

Inclusive of meals, training materials/certificate and examination fee. Payment can be done before the training thru bank transfer/ deposit to TUV Rheinland Philippines,Inc. BPI CA Acct. # 1761-0043-75 (pls. email/fax copy of deposit slip) or payment on the training date. Cancellation made 5 days prior to training date shall be charged 50% of the training fee.

Contact Us

Engr. Van Manalang or Engr. Beth Balicha
Tel: 812-8887 loc. 129, 8129977
Fax: 812-8887 loc 118
E-mail: infoberde@phl.tuv.com

Venue: TÜV Rheinland Philippines Inc.
G/F La Fuerza Building 1, 2241 Don Chino Roces Avenue, 1231 Makati City, Philippines
Event Dates: August-13-2012 - August-16-2012

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