What types of projects are eligible, and how much does it cost?
Single-family residential, multi-family residential, and existing home remodeling projects are eligible for certification under the GreenPoint Rated program.
Build It Green Fees:
Fees to Build It Green cover the cost to review, process and quality assure the application and final checklist. They also cover processing of the certificate for the homeowner.
Item Pricing Project Application Fee $400 per project, due with application Home Processing and Certificate (per home/unit, waived for first unit) $50 per home, invoiced to rater at time of application Project Processing and Certificate (multifamily master certificate/rental complex) $100 per project, invoiced to rater at time of application Duplicate Certificate or Reprint $10 per certificate Project Pre-Construction Review for GreenPoint Rated Logo Use $350 per project, invoiced to builder due upon application
GreenPoint Rater Fees:
Fees for conducting a home rating are negotiated directly between the GreenPoint Rater and client. While every project is unique, surveys show that basic rating fees (excluding consultation and travel) typically range from $700-$1500 for a single-family home or $3750-$6000 for a 30-unit subdivision or multifamily project.
General steps for participating in the GreenPoint Rated program include:
- Builder or project owner contracts with a Certified GreenPoint Rater to verify participating project(s).
- Rater works with the client to identify targeted GreenPoint Rated measures and submits project planning score sheet and application to Build It Green.
- Rater conducts verification at various phases of the project.
- Rater compiles documentation, calculates score, and submits final results to client and to Build It Green for rating certificate.