GPRO

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 4 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 4 HSW/LU Hours
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$175
Non-member
$200

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! Register for our upcoming Fundamentals course on June 4. 

In GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green, you will learn how to see buildings differently and discover strategies to make them efficient, healthy and resilient.

GPRO Fundamentals is designed for a range of real estate, construction, architecture and engineering professionals. This course is ideal for anyone who needs a better understanding of high-performance building, including sales or administrative staff in real estate, construction, architecture or engineering, workforce development providers, facilities and operations support staff, and college students interested in entering the building and construction industry.

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

  • How reducing building energy will reduce the effects of climate change
  • Basic elements of green, high-performance construction and building operations
  • Role of trades on high-performance job sites
  • Energy-consuming building systems and some strategies to reduce building energy use

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Registration includes a course workbook and the exam session. Students who pass the exam with a 70% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
  • GPRO Fundamentals qualifies for 4 AIA and GBCI CE Credits.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled course date, sign up for a future class at no additional cost by emailing gpro@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! Register for our upcoming Fundamentals course on June 4. 

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 12 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 12 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
12 PDH Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$350
Non-member
$400

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M) provides building professionals with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

This three-day online course is ideal for property managers and building staff in both residential and high-rise commercial buildings, including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Take a systemic approach to operating and maintaining a building.

  2. Evaluate building performance.

  3. Identify at least three immediately actionable measures that will improve building health, energy or water efficiency of your building and the next steps needed to achieve them.

  4. Explain the costs and benefits of those measures.

COURSE SCHEDULE

Wednesday, October 7
9:00am to 1:00pm 

Thursday, October 8
9:00am to 1:00pm 

Friday, October 9
9:00am to 1:00pm

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Registration includes a PDF course workbook and the online exam session. Students who pass the exam with a 80% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
  • GPRO O&M qualifies for 12 AIA, GBCI, and PDH— Health, Safety, and Welfare Including Core Technical— CE Credits.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled course date, sign up for a future class at no additional cost by emailing gpro@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Have questions? See gpro.org/faq for more information on the course or contact us at gpro@urbangreencouncil.org.  

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 12 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 12 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
12 PDH Credits
CEO:
7 CEO Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$350
Non-member
$400

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M) provides building professionals with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

This two-day course is ideal for property managers and building staff in both residential and high-rise commercial buildings, including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Take a systemic approach to operating and maintaining a building.

  2. Evaluate building performance.

  3. Identify at least three immediately actionable measures that will improve building health, energy or water efficiency of your building and the next steps needed to achieve them.

  4. Explain the costs and benefits of those measures.

TWO-DAY COURSE SCHEDULE - download outline

DAY 1: Friday, March 6
9:00am to 5:00pm 

DAY 2: Friday, March 13
9:00am to 3:45pm
Certificate Exam Session
3:45pm to 5:00pm

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Registration includes a course workbook and the exam session. Students who pass the exam with a 70% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
  • GPRO O&M qualifies for 12 AIA, GBCI, and PDH— Health, Safety, and Welfare Including Core Technical— CE Credits.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled course date, sign up for a future class at no additional cost by emailing gpro@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Have questions? See gpro.org/faq for more information on the course or contact us at gpro@urbangreencouncil.org.  

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSOR

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 4 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 4 HSW/LU Hours
Event Prices: 
Non-member
$200
Urban Green Member
$175

In this GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green online course, you will learn how to see buildings differently and discover strategies to make them efficient, healthy and resilient.

GPRO Fundamentals is designed for a range of real estate, construction, architecture and engineering professionals. This course is ideal for anyone who needs a better understanding of high-performance building, including sales or administrative staff in real estate, construction, architecture or engineering, workforce development providers, facilities and operations support staff, and college students interested in entering the building and construction industry.

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

  • How reducing building energy will reduce the effects of climate change
  • Basic elements of green, high-performance construction and building operations
  • Role of trades on high-performance job sites
  • Energy-consuming building systems and some strategies to reduce building energy use

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Registration includes a course e-book and the online exam session. Students who pass the exam with an 80% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
  • GPRO Fundamentals qualifies for 4 AIA and GBCI CE Credits.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled course date, sign up for a future class at no additional cost by emailing gpro@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

Already registered and looking for your online access link? Email us at gpro@urbangreencouncil.org.

 

Thank you to our sponsor

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 4 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 4 HSW/LU Hours
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$175
Non-member
$200

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! Sign up for our Fundamentals classes on February 28 and July 22

In GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green, you will learn how to see buildings differently and discover strategies to make them efficient, healthy and resilient.

GPRO Fundamentals is designed for a range of real estate, construction, architecture and engineering professionals. This course is ideal for anyone who needs a better understanding of high-performance building, including sales or administrative staff in real estate, construction, architecture or engineering, workforce development providers, facilities and operations support staff, and college students interested in entering the building and construction industry.

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

  • How reducing building energy will reduce the effects of climate change
  • Basic elements of green, high-performance construction and building operations
  • Role of trades on high-performance job sites
  • Energy-consuming building systems and some strategies to reduce building energy use

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Registration includes a course workbook and the exam session. Students who pass the exam with a 70% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
  • GPRO Fundamentals qualifies for 4 AIA and GBCI CE Credits.

If you are unable to attend your scheduled course date, sign up for a future class at no additional cost by emailing gpro@urbangreencouncil.org. We understand that your plans may change and are happy to refund your registration fee within 90 days of purchase. Requests for session changes and/or refunds must be received at least a week in advance of the course date. Memberships and donations are nonrefundable.​

THIS CLASS IS SOLD OUT! 

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 12 CE Credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 12 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
12 PDH Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$350
Non-member
$400

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M) provides building professionals with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

This course is ideal for property managers and building staff in both residential and high-rise commercial buildings, including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Take a systemic approach to operating and maintaining a building.

  2. Evaluate building performance.

  3. Identify at least three immediately actionable measures that will improve building health, energy or water efficiency of your building and the next steps needed to achieve them.

  4. Explain the costs and benefits of those measures.

COURSE SCHEDULE - download outline

Wednesday, October 23
9:00am to 5:00pm 

Thursday, October 24
9:00am to 3:45pm
Certificate Exam Session
3:45pm to 5:00pm

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Registration includes a course workbook and the exam session. Students who pass the exam with a 70% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
  • GPRO O&M qualifies for 12 AIA, GBCI, and PDH— Health, Safety, and Welfare Including Core Technical— CE Credits.

Have questions? See gpro.org/faq for more information on the course or contact us at gpro@urbangreencouncil.org.  

GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 12 CE Creduts
AIA CES:
Approved for 12 HSW/LU Hours
PDH:
12 PDH Credits
Event Prices: 
Urban Green Member
$350
Non-member
$400


GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials (O&M) provides building professionals with strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health. Participants leave with at least three immediately actionable measures and the next steps needed to achieve them.

This course is ideal for property managers and building staff in both residential and high-rise commercial buildings, including: building superintendents, operators, facility and property managers, operating engineers and stationary engineers.

At the end of the course, students will be able to:

  1. Take a systemic approach to operating and maintaining a building.

  2. Evaluate building performance.

  3. Identify at least three immediately actionable measures that will improve building health, energy or water efficiency of your building and the next steps needed to achieve them.

  4. Explain the costs and benefits of those measures.

COURSE SCHEDULE - download outline

Wednesday, October 2
9:00am to 5:00pm 

Thursday, October 3
9:00am to 3:45pm
Certificate Exam Session
3:45pm to 5:00pm

ADDITIONAL DETAILS

  • Registration includes a course workbook and the exam session. Students who pass the exam with a 70% or higher become a GPRO Certificate Holder.
  • GPRO O&M qualifies for 12 AIA, GBCI, and PDH— Health, Safety, and Welfare Including Core Technical— CE Credits.

Have questions? See gpro.org/faq for more information on the course or contact us at gpro@urbangreencouncil.org.  

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 4 credits
AIA CES:
Approved for 4 credits
Event Prices: 
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Introducing the newest version of GPRO Fundamentals!

Join us on May 18th to hear the updated material and have a chance to interface with current and prospective GPRO partners and instructors. To learn more about the update, check out the new course description below:

Understanding green building fundamentals is the building block of all GPRO training; all our trade-specific courses begin here. But what if you’re not a tradesperson or building operator and would like to have a better understanding of green building? That’s where GPRO Fundamentals comes in.  

This updated course is ideal for a range of audiences, including:

  • Sales or administrative staff who work in real estate, construction, architecture or engineering
  • Workforce development providers
  • Facilities and operations support staff
  • College students interested in entering the building and construction industry

Fundamentals explains how different systems work together to make buildings efficient, healthy and resilient, as well as where the green building industry is headed.

If you’re not already a GPRO Certificate Holder, you will have a chance to take the GPRO Fundamentals exam at the conclusion of this session.

WHAT STUDENTS LEARN

  • Overview of green building strategies
  • Economic and health benefits of green building
  • Causes and impacts of a changing climate on buildings
  • Transitioning to sustainable construction practices
  • Complying with green codes and standards
  • Understanding LEED
  • The importance of building commissioning (systems quality assurance)

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS

GPRO Fundamentals qualifies for 4 AIA and GBCI CE Credits.
See gpro.org/faq for details.

GPRO Sustainable Building Operations 101

Event Prices: 
In New York State
$40
Outside New York
$99

Did you know that efficiently operated and well-maintained buildings can reduce operating costs by 10 to 30% while improving occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction? This is just one of the many reasons why green operations and maintenance (O&M) practices are in high demand across the country.

Led by industry experts, GPRO Sustainable Building Operations 101 is ideal for property managers and building staff in multi-family residential & high-rise commercial buildings who want an introduction to the basic principles behind green building operations.

This 6-hour course can be scheduled to meet the needs of your organization.

See the course outline and other class dates here.

Cost

This is the last chance to get trained at a 60% discount!

$40 per person for those in Systems Benefits Charge service territory*
$99 per person otherwise

(includes materials and course fees)

*includes Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, Consolidated Edison Company of NY, Inc., New York State Electric and Gas Corporation, National Grid, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation

Questions? Contact Bessie Weisman at bw@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x131.
 
 
 
instructor
Jason Kliwinski AIA, LEED Fellow BD+C, O+M
Founder/CEO, The Green Building Center

GPRO Sustainable Building Operations 101

Event Prices: 
In New York State
$40
Outside New York
$99

Did you know that efficiently operated and well-maintained buildings can reduce operating costs by 10 to 30% while improving occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction? This is just one of the many reasons why green operations and maintenance (O&M) practices are in high demand across the country.

Led by industry experts, GPRO Sustainable Building Operations 101 is ideal for property managers and building staff in multi-family residential & high-rise commercial buildings who want an introduction to the basic principles behind green building operations.

This 6-hour course can be scheduled to meet the needs of your organization.

See the course outline and other class dates here.

Cost

This is the last chance to get trained at a 60% discount!

$40 per person for those in Systems Benefits Charge service territory*
$99 per person otherwise

(includes materials and course fees)

*includes Central Hudson Gas and Electric Corporation, Consolidated Edison Company of NY, Inc., New York State Electric and Gas Corporation, National Grid, Orange and Rockland Utilities, Inc., and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation

Questions? Contact Bessie Weisman at bw@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x131.
 
 
 
instructor
Jason Kliwinski AIA, LEED Fellow BD+C, O+M
Founder/CEO, The Green Building Center

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