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.
An EDGE Expert is a professional who helps a developer, owner and larger project team understand the EDGE standard, app and certification system. The scope of the EDGE Expert’s work includes advice on green design and assistance with preparation of an application for EDGE certification, which is then reviewed by GBCI.
GBCI brings speed to market transformation through rigorous certification and credentialing standards. EDGE helps us bring the environmental benefits of green buildings to all, and we are committed to accelerating the uptake of EDGE in new and existing markets.
We believe that EDGE can make a difference and are committed to quickly growing the capacity to deliver EDGE through a large global pool of EDGE Experts. Together, we can place EDGE Experts in every country around the globe.
Now, GBCI is offering free online EDGE Expert training for the first 10 individuals to earn their EDGE Expert credential in each of more than 100 countries.
Registration for this promotion is available until October 31, 2018, and applies to the English version of the EDGE Technical Online Workshop (valued at $150).
For more details on the rules of the promotion, view our EDGE Experts and Auditors page.