START HERE! Check out GBCI’s free 30-minute online “Introduction to EDGE” course, available in English, Spanish, and Portuguese. You'll learn about EDGE certification and the professional and business opportunities that EDGE offers you, including how to earn your EDGE Expert credential and how to become a GBCI EDGE Auditor.
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In addition to the free online, on-demand courses, GBCI occasionally holds free "Introduction to EDGE" webinars.
Qualify to sit for the EDGE Exam and successfully prepare with session quizzes & exam study tips
Learn at your own pace, whenever & wherever you like
Learn how to sell EDGE & gain access to GBCI sales resources
Become an expert at using the EDGE Software with a practical exercise
Earn Continuing Education (CE) hours for your LEED or AIA professional credentials
Receive one year of access to all course resources
Delivery Format: Online on-demand
Duration: 5-6 hours
Description: The workshop consists of five on-demand sessions, with quizzes, a practical exercise, and other interactive features and resources.
Languages Available: English or Spanish
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***As part of GBCI's commitment to provide excellent, value-added service to our clients, we now offer free online, on-demand EDGE Experts training in English for up to two project team members for each registered EDGE project. Learn more about registering your project.
Learn about government incentives available for EDGE projects.
Learn about preferred financing rates for property developers and green mortgages for home buyers with EDGE-certified buildings.
Explore the EDGE brochure for general information on EDGE. Available in English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, and Turkish.
Access the EDGE User Guides to dig deeper into the EDGE software, including each efficiency measure.
Projects that have achieved EDGE Advanced certification (predicted energy savings of at least 40%) at least one year ago and have at least 75% occupancy may wish to pursue EDGE Zero Carbon Certification. Read IFC's guide on How to Apply for EDGE Zero Carbon Certification to learn more.
Curious about the underlying assumptions, equations, and data sets that power the EDGE software? The EDGE Methodology Report shows how a base case is established, how demand is calculated, and how local climate conditions influence results. You can also check out the EDGE Cost Model and EDGE Embodied Energy in Materials Methodology to learn more about those respective areas.