Holbrook, MA, October 03, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Boston Cedar is pleased to announce that it has completed the third year of continuing education with the Certified Green Dealer™ Program. Its staff has participated in a third year of voluntary educational training and testing on good green building techniques and green product choices in lumber and building materials. Boston Cedar was among the first to have achieved the initial status nationally two years ago, demonstrating early commitment to the green building materials sector.
The Certified Green Dealer Program was created under the auspices of LBM Journal, a national trade magazine serving the lumber and building material industry. The Program is based entirely on demonstrated understanding by building material personnel of “best practices” building science and green building basics. A lumberyard or building material distributor location can become a Certified Green Dealer™ if 75% or more of its sales personnel view a series of Web-based training videos (and pass seven tests and a final exam) about building basics, green building, and green building products.
This national training Program is the first of its kind in North America to provide lumber and building material dealer personnel with educational information about green building basics, and it requires that participants view online video modules and take rigorous tests to demonstrate knowledge of green building techniques and green product choices.