GPRO

GPRO Homes

GPRO: Homes prepares builders to meet the growing demand for comfortable, healthy, and efficient homes. This class prepares general contractors to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by building sustainable homes.

This affordable entry-level course is ideal for a range of building professionals including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff in general contracting companies specializing in single- to four-family, low-rise homes.

What Participants Learn

  • How to pass stringent energy code inspections to avoid expensive delays
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line
  • The 5 simple strategies that will increase the energy efficiency of your projects

Course Outline

  • Important trends in the green homes marketplace
  • Whole building approach
  • Building envelope strategies for continuous air sealing and insulation
  • Mechanical systems for healthy homes
  • Water efficiency
  • Materials and appliances
  • Sustainable construction management practices
  • Diagnostic tools and testing methods to ensure expected performance
  • Preparing for required energy code inspections
  • Marketing high performance homes

Exam & Certificate

All students must take an online exam and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher to receive the GPRO Homes certificate. The exam is a timed (20-minute) session that can be taken at the student's convenience within two weeks of enrolling in the online exam service.

Thanks to NYSERDA, we are able to offer GPRO: Homes training at a highly discounted rate of $40 per person for anyone who lives or works in New York State. Must present proof of address on the day of class and submit NYSERDA survey forms. A full course fee of $220 will be charged to anyone who does not meet these requirements.

Questions? Contact Bessie Weisman at bw@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x131.

 

 

GPRO Homes

GPRO: Homes prepares builders to meet the growing demand for comfortable, healthy, and efficient homes. This class prepares general contractors to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by building sustainable homes.

This affordable entry-level course is ideal for a range of building professionals including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff in general contracting companies specializing in single- to four-family, low-rise homes.

What Participants Learn

  • How to pass stringent energy code inspections to avoid expensive delays
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line
  • The 5 simple strategies that will increase the energy efficiency of your projects

Course Outline

  • Important trends in the green homes marketplace
  • Whole building approach
  • Building envelope strategies for continuous air sealing and insulation
  • Mechanical systems for healthy homes
  • Water efficiency
  • Materials and appliances
  • Sustainable construction management practices
  • Diagnostic tools and testing methods to ensure expected performance
  • Preparing for required energy code inspections
  • Marketing high performance homes

Exam & Certificate

All students must take an online exam and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher to receive the GPRO Homes certificate. The exam is a timed (20-minute) session that can be taken at the student's convenience within two weeks of enrolling in the online exam service.

Thanks to NYSERDA, we are able to offer GPRO: Homes training at a highly discounted rate of $40 per person for anyone who lives or works in New York State. Must present proof of address on the day of class and submit NYSERDA survey forms. A full course fee of $220 will be charged to anyone who does not meet these requirements.

Questions? Contact Bessie Weisman at bw@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x131.

 

 

instructor
Jason Kliwinski


GPRO Homes

GPRO: Homes prepares builders to meet the growing demand for comfortable, healthy, and efficient homes. This class prepares general contractors to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by building sustainable homes.

This affordable entry-level course is ideal for a range of building professionals including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff in general contracting companies specializing in single- to four-family, low-rise homes.

What Participants Learn

  • How to pass stringent energy code inspections to avoid expensive delays
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line
  • The 5 simple strategies that will increase the energy efficiency of your projects

Course Outline

  • Important trends in the green homes marketplace
  • Whole building approach
  • Building envelope strategies for continuous air sealing and insulation
  • Mechanical systems for healthy homes
  • Water efficiency
  • Materials and appliances
  • Sustainable construction management practices
  • Diagnostic tools and testing methods to ensure expected performance
  • Preparing for required energy code inspections
  • Marketing high performance homes

Exam & Certificate

All students must take an online exam and achieve a passing score of 70% or higher to receive the GPRO Homes certificate. The exam is a timed (20-minute) session that can be taken at the student's convenience within two weeks of enrolling in the online exam service.

Thanks to NYSERDA, we are able to offer GPRO: Homes training at a highly discounted rate of $40 per person for anyone who lives or works in New York State. Must present proof of address on the day of class and submit NYSERDA survey forms. A full course fee of $220 will be charged to anyone who does not meet these requirements.

Questions? Contact Bessie Weisman at bw@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x131.

 

 

instructor
Richard Manning
LEED-Homes AP & BD+C, GPRO: CM

GPRO Homes

GPRO: Homes prepares builders to meet the growing demand for comfortable, healthy, and efficient homes. This class prepares general contractors to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by building sustainable homes.

This affordable entry-level course is ideal for a range of building professionals including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff in general contracting companies specializing in single- to four-family, low-rise homes.

What Participants Learn

  • How to pass stringent energy code inspections to avoid expensive delays
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line
  • The 5 simple strategies that will increase the energy efficiency of your projects

Course Outline

  • Important trends in the green homes marketplace
  • Whole building approach
  • Building envelope strategies for continuous air sealing and insulation
  • Mechanical systems for healthy homes
  • Water efficiency
  • Materials and appliances
  • Sustainable construction management practices
  • Diagnostic tools and testing methods to ensure expected performance
  • Preparing for required energy code inspections
  • Marketing high performance homes

Thanks to NYSERDA, we are able to offer GPRO: Homes training at a highly discounted rate of $40 per person for anyone who lives or works in New York State. Must present proof of address on the day of class and submit NYSERDA survey forms. A full course fee of $220 will be charged to anyone who does not meet these requirements.

Questions? Contact Melissa Jardine at mj@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x113.

 

 

instructor
Anthony Alexander


GPRO Homes

GPRO: Homes prepares builders to meet the growing demand for comfortable, healthy, and efficient homes. This class prepares general contractors to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by building sustainable homes.

This affordable entry-level course is ideal for a range of building professionals including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff in general contracting companies specializing in single- to four-family, low-rise homes.

What Participants Learn

  • How to pass stringent energy code inspections to avoid expensive delays
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line
  • The 5 simple strategies that will increase the energy efficiency of your projects

Course Outline

  • Important trends in the green homes marketplace
  • Whole building approach
  • Building envelope strategies for continuous air sealing and insulation
  • Mechanical systems for healthy homes
  • Water efficiency
  • Materials and appliances
  • Sustainable construction management practices
  • Diagnostic tools and testing methods to ensure expected performance
  • Preparing for required energy code inspections
  • Marketing high performance homes

Thanks to NYSERDA, we are able to offer GPRO: Homes training at a highly discounted rate of $40 per person for anyone who lives or works in New York State. Must present proof of address on the day of class and submit NYSERDA survey forms. A full course fee of $220 will be charged to anyone who does not meet these requirements.

Questions? Contact Melissa Jardine at mj@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x113.

 

 

instructor
Richard Manning
LEED-Homes AP & BD+C, GPRO: CM

GPRO Homes

GPRO: Homes prepares builders to meet the growing demand for comfortable, healthy, and efficient homes. This class prepares general contractors to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by building sustainable homes.

This affordable entry-level course is ideal for a range of building professionals including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff in general contracting companies specializing in single- to four-family, low-rise homes.

What Participants Learn

  • How to pass stringent energy code inspections to avoid expensive delays
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line
  • The 5 simple strategies that will increase the energy efficiency of your projects

Course Outline

  • Important trends in the green homes marketplace
  • Whole building approach
  • Building envelope strategies for continuous air sealing and insulation
  • Mechanical systems for healthy homes
  • Water efficiency
  • Materials and appliances
  • Sustainable construction management practices
  • Diagnostic tools and testing methods to ensure expected performance
  • Preparing for required energy code inspections
  • Marketing high performance homes

Thanks to NYSERDA, we are able to offer GPRO: Homes training at a highly discounted rate of $40 per person for anyone who lives or works in New York State. Must present proof of address on the day of class and submit NYSERDA survey forms. A full course fee of $220 will be charged to anyone who does not meet these requirements.

Questions? Contact Melissa Jardine at mj@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x113.

 

 

instructor
John Barrows


REBNY - GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials: Commercial

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 12 CE Hours (Non LEED-specific)
AIA CES:
Approved for 12 CE Hours (HSW)
Event Prices: 
General Admission
$30

Get ready for the Sustainability Boot Camp, a special GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials course brought to you in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Building Owners and Managers Association of New York (BOMA NY). Taught by industry experts, GPRO O&M provides building professionals with the critical tools to transition from conventional to sustainable operations.

GPRO O&M Commercial is ideal for property managers and building staff in high-rise commercial buildings including:

  • Building operators
  • Facility and property managers
  • Operating engineers
  • Stationary engineers

Efficient operations and smart maintenance in buildings not only substantially reduces operating costs, but also increases occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction. That’s one reason green operations and maintenance (O&M) practices are in high demand across the country.

GPRO trained building operators and service workers can qualify for a LEED point for Existing Buildings projects under LEED Pilot Credit 81. See gpro.org/faqs for more info.

This course provides 12 AIA (HSW) and 12 GBCI (non LEED-specific) continuing education hours.

Refreshments will be available; lunch will not be provided.

Note: To complete the course, attendees must select and attend one Day 1 Course, one Day 2 Course, and one Exam Date from the options below. Please select your dates at the bottom of the registration form.

SCHEDULE:

Day 1 Options (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

  • Saturday, April 16th - Paul Reale

Day 2 Options (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

  • Saturday, April 23rd - Paul Reale

Exam Date Options

  • Exam 1: Sunday, April 10th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Exam 2: Monday, April 11th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Exam 3: Thursday, April 14th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Exam 4: Saturday, April 30th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

This course sponsored by:

Special Thanks


 

instructor
Paul Reale
GPRO Master Trainer

Melissa Wrolstad
Associate Director, CodeGreen Solutions

REBNY - GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials: Residential

Continuing Education Credits

GBCI:
Approved for 12 CE Hours (Non LEED-specific)
AIA CES:
Approved for 12 CE Hours (HSW)
Event Prices: 
General Admission
$30

Get ready for the Sustainability Boot Camp, a special GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials course brought to you in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, the Real Estate Board of New York (REBNY), Building Owners and Managers Association of New York (BOMA NY). Taught by industry experts, GPRO O&M provides building professionals with the critical tools to transition from conventional to sustainable operations.

Operations & Maintenance Essentials

GPRO O&M Residential is ideal for property managers and building staff in multi-family residential buildings including:

  • Building superintendents
  • Building operators
  • Facility and property managers

Efficient operations and smart maintenance in buildings not only substantially reduces operating costs, but also increases occupancy rates and tenant satisfaction. That’s one reason green operations and maintenance (O&M) practices are in high demand across the country.

GPRO trained building operators and service workers can qualify for a LEED point for Existing Buildings projects under LEED Pilot Credit 81. See gpro.org/faqs for more info.

This course provides 12 AIA (HSW) and 12 GBCI (non LEED-specific) continuing education hours.

Refreshments will be available; lunch will not be provided.

Note: To complete the course, attendees must select and attend one Day 1 Course, one Day 2 Course, and one Exam Date from the options below. Please select your dates at the bottom of the registration form.

SCHEDULE:

DAY 1 Options (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

  • Saturday, April 2nd - Paul Reale
  • Friday, April 15th - Paul Reale and Melissa Wrolstad

DAY 2 Options (9:00 am to 4:30 pm)

  • Saturday, April 9th - Paul Reale
  • Friday, April 22nd - Paul Reale and Melissa Wrolstad

EXAM Date Options

  • Exam 1: Sunday, April 10th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Exam 2: Monday, April 11th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Exam 3: Thursday, April 14th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am
  • Exam 4: Saturday, April 30th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

This course sponsored by:

Special Thanks


 

instructor
Paul Reale
GPRO Master Trainer

Melissa Wrolstad
Associate Director, CodeGreen Solutions

GPRO Homes

GPRO: Homes prepares builders to meet the growing demand for comfortable, healthy, and efficient homes. This class prepares general contractors to differentiate themselves in the marketplace by building sustainable homes.

This affordable entry-level course is ideal for a range of building professionals including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff in general contracting companies specializing in single- to four-family, lowrise homes.

What Participants Learn

  • How to pass stringent energy code inspections to avoid expensive delays
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line
  • The 5 simple strategies that will increase the energy efficiency of your projects

Course Outline

  • Important trends in the green homes marketplace
  • Whole building approach
  • Building envelope strategies for continuous air sealing and insulation
  • Mechanical systems for healthy homes
  • Water efficiency
  • Materials and appliances
  • Sustainable construction management practices
  • Diagnostic tools and testing methods to ensure expected performance
  • Preparing for required energy code inspections
  • Marketing high performance homes

Questions? Contact Melissa Jardine at mj@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x113.

speaker
Rich Manning, LEED-Homes AP & BD+C, GPRO: CM


GPRO Homes

GPRO Homes is a 5-hour green homebuilding course for contractors demystifies green home construction.

This course teaches you how to incorporate the 5 key components of high performance homes into your company’s projects. You will also learn how to avoid stalled projects by complying with inspections required by the new energy code.

GPRO Homes demonstrates how to successfully market energy efficient and healthy homes to clients. Classes are taught by industry experts and incorporate real life examples and strategies. GPRO Homes gives experienced residential contractors the critical tools to transition from conventional to sustainable construction practices.

GPRO Homes is ideal for a range of professionals in general contracting companies of all sizes including contractors, subcontractors, estimators, and key construction management staff.

What Participants Learn

  • Important trends in the green home construction marketplace
  • How to comply with the new energy code and pass all inspections
  • Construction practices for building comfortable, healthy and efficient homes
  • Diagnostic tools and testing to ensure expected performance
  • Sustainable construction management practices to secure a healthy bottom line

Questions? Contact Melissa Jardine at mj@urbangreencouncil.org, or 212.514.9385 x113.

 

 

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