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IFC EDGE: Green Building Certification in Emerging Markets


The IFC EDGE course delves into green building in emerging markets, emphasizing the certification’s standards and processes. Participants learn the significance of sustainable design, exploring energy, water, and material efficiencies. The course showcases the economic, health, and social benefits of green building while navigating the unique challenges faced in developing regions. Hands-on experience with the EDGE software tool is provided, complemented by real-world case studies and insights into future sustainability trends in construction. This Material Supports United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #3, #7,#9, #11, and #13. Ecodemy’s purpose is to deliver engaging sustainability education tools to build a foundation for a greener future.  3rd Party Certification Disclaimer

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What I will learn?

  • Understand IFC EDGE's purpose and origins.
  • Grasp green building benefits and importance.
  • Learn EDGE certification steps.
  • Familiarize with EDGE standards/criteria.
  • Navigate the EDGE software tool.
  • Recognize building resource efficiency techniques.
  • Apply sustainable building design principles.
  • Assess economic benefits of green building.
  • Identify health and social green benefits.
  • Understand challenges in emerging markets.
  • Analyze successful EDGE case studies.
  • Anticipate future green building trends.

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Course level:Intermediate
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Last Updated:January 16, 2024



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