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GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green

Learn how to see buildings differently and discover strategies to make them efficient, healthy and resilient.

  • Online/Webinar

Event Cost

  • Non Member & Member: $200

Continuing Education Credits


Course overview

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

What you’ll learn

By the end of this course, participants will 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

Who is this for

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 staff, and college students interested in entering the building or construction industry.

How it works

This class session will be held virtually over zoom. All participants must register for the class on our Education Portal. NYSERDA fully subsidizes the cost of this training for certain groups. Please see the Education Portal for more information.

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.

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.

Thank you to our sponsor



Daniel Eida
Principal & Owner, DE Energy Consultants (DE).

DE is a New York City based environmental consulting firm that assists Building Owners to comply with LL97 and the New York City Energy Conservation Code (NYCECC). Daniel is an Environmental Engineer with experience in all types of NYC construction, from large-scale ground up commercial, to smaller scale institutional Museums and Libraries. He is a LEED Green Associate and is passionate about the transition to a renewable energy economy.