Sustainable Building Advisor Course
The Sustainable Building Advisor (SBA) course is a 9-month certificate training course and exam specifically designed for working professionals eager to apply sustainable concepts to the buildings they design, develop, and construct.
The class welcomes a diverse range of students drawn from architecture and planning firms, engineering companies, developers and contractors, government agencies, research institutions, resource conservation organizations, utilities and environmental consulting organizations.
Through expert instructors, engaging team projects, site visits to exemplary projects, and access to the latest in green building resources, the SBA course provides attendees the information they need to create buildings that are energy and resource efficient, healthy working and living environments, environmentally responsible and cost effective.
Graduates of the course are eligible to sit for the professional exam to become a Certified Sustainable Building Advisor (CSBA).
For more than a decade O'Brien & Company has managed the course when offered at Seattle Central Community College, Olympic College, and Whatcom Community College.
The SBA Institute* is a 501c3 non-profit whose goal is to promote the class nationwide.
For many years O'Brien & Company has provided program administration and support to lead instructors and course providers around the country. Additional information, including links to course locations nationwide and registration information, can be found at www.sbainstitute.org