The Omega Center for Sustainable Living is one of several local sites featured in the Sustainable Building Advisor Program offered by the Sustainable Building Advisor Institute and SUNY Ulster. The training prepares professionals to take the CSBA exam, which provides the nationally recognized Certified Sustainable Building Advisor designation. The program is recognized by the U.S. Green Building Council as a Mastery 400 course and is approved for 100 learning units by the AIA (American Institute of Architects) and for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) AP credential maintenance credits.
The Sustainable Building Advisor Program is geared toward a wide variety of students, from building professionals to environmentalists and fundraisers. There are no specific prerequisites for the program other than the desire to learn about building better, more energy efficient, healthy, and cost-effective buildings.