Make a smart investment in the Southeast’s growing green building sector – one that will increase your marketability, save your clients money and boost your overall revenues.

EarthCraft Builders are accredited building professionals that are eligible to build any EarthCraft-certified building – from new construction homes to historic building projects. Certification allows you to offer clients valuable and specialized expertise in high-performance building. The EarthCraft program provides training and resources to promote best practices and provide guidance through the inspection process.

Become an EarthCraft Builder

Before starting the process to become a certified EarthCraft Builder, candidates must have at least three years of experience in the residential building industry. Candidates with less than three years of experience should contact us.

Familiarize yourself with the process to becoming an EarthCraft Builder using our Builder Process guide.

Take the EarthCraft Builder Training

If you are eligible to become an EarthCraft Builder, sign up for one of our EarthCraft House Builder courses. The one-day training will provide you with the tools to become a certified Builder after taking the test at the end of the course.

EarthCraft Building Training Overview

The EarthCraft House Builder Training consists of a two-hour online training on building science plus a one-day classroom course. It covers the basics of the EarthCraft House program from the EarthCraft Builder’s perspective including participant roles and responsibilities, program guidelines and requirements, and the project certification process.