Dr. Jennifer Languell
Founder and President of Trifecta Construction Solutions, Dr. Jennifer Languell is a nationally recognized leader in green building education. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Science and Engineering, a Master’s in Civil Engineering and Construction Management, and a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering and Sustainable Construction.
For over a decade, Dr. Languell has been one of the country’s preeminent consultants in the creation of healthy, efficient and sustainable projects in the residential, commercial and, land development sectors and with green building demonstration centers. She conducts approximately 100 educational trainings, seminars and workshops annually for the building and development industries. As a renowned authority on green building, she regularly appears as a speaker at national and international conferences.
Dr. Languell was named the National Association of Home Builders’ Green Advocate of the Year in 2006, and also won the Council for Sustainable Florida Leadership Award that same year. In 2007, Trifecta received the Small Business Award from the Council for Sustainable Florida. Dr. Languell is an award-winning author, and has been featured in numerous publications such as BusinessWeek, and on television programs including: CNN Headline News, HGTV, and CNBC’s “Bullseye” and is a co-host on the Discovery Channel “Project Earth.”
Since founding Trifecta, Dr. Languell has certified approximately two-thirds of the green homes in the state of Florida using the existing Florida Green Building Coalition (FGBC) Green Home Certification Standards. In addition, she has worked on more than 250,000 square feet of ongoing USGBC Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and FGBC commercial projects, and more than 30,000 acres of FGBC Green Development projects.
Dr. Languell serves on the Board of the Florida Green Building Coalition, is also a LEED Accredited Professional of the USGBC, and a Certifying Agent with the FGBC and is a certified trainer for the NAHB. Dr. Languell and Trifecta are also affiliated with numerous organizations including the NAHB, Urban Land Institute, the U.S. EPA, U.S. DOE, and Green Globe.
Standards for Green Homes by the Florida Green Building Coalition-6 hours (6 CEU): May 20, 2009 11am-5pm
This training course covers a general introduction to green building, the FGBC, the green home certification process and provisions, the eight categories contained in the green certification standard, and the FGBC exam required to qualify as a Florida Green Home Certifying Agent- Note: the exam is not administered as part of this class.