PGBI has three types of grEEEn Rating System accreditation for professionals. Ideally, a green building project should involve both a PGBI Accredited Design Professional (ADP) and Accredited Assessor (AA).

Accredited Design Associate (ADA)

He or She should:

  • be a member of PGBI’s member professional organizations and show proof of membership with good standing as endorsed by the said organization
  • be licensed by the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC)
  • have a minimum of one (1) year working experience specializing in fields of interest related to the built environment in residential, commercial, industrial, horizontal and vertical infrastructure, heritage sites, and the building industry; this includes stints in research, teaching, design, consultancy, contracting, engineering sales, or engineering management
  • fill out an application form with photo
  • submit a short resume or biodata
  • complete the grEEEn Technical Training Workshop & Seminar and pass the written examination with a minimum average of 50% Total Score of Part A & B
Accredited Design Professional (ADP)

As the lead consultant for certification of a green building project, this individual is knowledgeable in applying rigorous codes, standards, government regulations, and ordinances to the design and commissioning process. He or She should:

  • have a minimum of five (5) years’ professional work experience in the built environment
  • complete the grEEEn Technical Training Workshop & Seminar, pass the written examination with a minimum average of 60% Total Score of both Part A & B, and a minimum 60% score in Part A
Accredited Assessor (AA)

As the lead document supervisor for a green building project, this individual is the established link between the project owner and all the contracting disciplines involved to accomplish certification of the building project from conceptualization to operation. He or She should:

  • have a minimum five (5) years professional work experience in the built environment
  • complete the grEEEn Technical Training Workshop & Seminar and pass the written examination with a minimum average of 70% Total Score on Part A & B