Online Courses

ABOUT ONLINE COURSES

Urban Green works with leading thinkers in sustainable design to create 20-30 events annually on innovative and relevant green building topics. Urban Green’s Online Courses make this engaging content available via audio and video presentations!

If you choose to take a course for credit, you will need to first register for the course and then complete the quiz. Upon registration, a link to the course quiz will be emailed to you. To receive credit, you must answer 7 of 10 questions correctly.


COURSE OFFERINGS

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for .5

    NYC's Sustainable Roof Laws

    Read and answer questions about Urban Green Council’s Sustainable Roof Laws Policy Brief. This Brief explains two laws in NYC's recent Climate Mobilization Act that aim to transform the city’s rooftops in the decades ahead.

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for .5

    Demystifying Steam: Smaller Buildings

    Read and answer questions about Urban Green's research brief, which provides the first-ever granular estimates of the locations and prevalence of steam heat in NYC’s 53,000 small and medium multifamily buildings

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for 1

    Retrofitting to Scale Session 3: Scaling it Up

    Are cost-effective, fast and high-quality retrofits possible? Leading building retrofit experts discuss the challenges and potential solutions to scaling retrofits at our 2019 Conference, Retrofitting to Scale

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for 1

    Retrofitting to Scale Session 2: Innovations and Examples of Scale

    New technologies, practices and business models are being piloted to reduce energy consumption on a large scale. In this session from our 2019 Conference, Retrofitting to Scale, industry experts present how state-of-the-art innovations can help achieve scalability and reduce costs.

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for 1 credit

    UN HQ: The Carbon Case for Retrofits

    In 2007, the United Nations initiated a multi‐year renovation of its New York City headquarters, the Capital Master Plan (CMP). To better understand the quantity of the carbon savings of the retrofit, Michael Adlerstein, the Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Director for the UN Capital Master Plan, led a study to assess the carbon-saving value of the structures that were retained.

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for 1 credit

    A Conversation with Michael Deane: Innovations in Sustainable Practices

    Ways to attain zero waste construction and how anyone involved in the construction process can contribute to eliminating construction waste. (45 minutes)

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for .5 credits

    House of Lebanon: Developing Historic Structures into Affordable, Green Housing

    How a balance of preservation requirements and sustainability goals was achieved to create new, sustainable apartments for seniors in Washington D.C. (30 minutes)

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for 1 credit

    Inside 90 by 50: A Conversation with the Researchers

    Urban Green Council’s research report, 90 by 50, demonstrates that the emission reductions required to meet a 90 percent reduction by 2050 are possible using existing, cost-effective technologies. (50 minutes)

  • Continuing Education Credits

    GBCI: Approved for 1 credit

    Heat Pumps: What's Possible in NYC?

    How will the electrification of building systems play out at the building level? One of the first answers: heat pumps for space heating. (43 minutes)