Green Professional Training (GPRO)

All the skills and tools you need to make buildings sustainable, resilient and healthy.

GPRO is a certificate program that teaches the people who build, renovate and operate buildings how to integrate high-performance practices into their everyday work.  Working with unions, educational institutions, USGBC chapters, nonprofits, workforce development groups, and construction and real estate firms throughout North America, we’ve trained over 20,000 building professionals to date.


We’ve trained over 20,000 tradespeople, building operators and other professionals


We’ve taught courses in more than 100 cities

GPRO classes offer trade-specific sustainability training

Delivery and instructors

Urban Green partners with other nonprofits, trade unions, contractors, industry associations, governments and educational institutions to deliver GPRO training in the U.S. and Canada. We’re always looking for more partners and instructors!

GPRO trainings

GPRO Fundamentals of Building Green

Learn strategies for making buildings efficient, healthy and resilient.


GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials

Learn strategies to reduce energy use while improving tenant comfort and health.


GPRO Construction Management

Learn sustainability best practices and actionable strategies for every phase of construction.


Upcoming events

Urban Green Council 2023 Conference

NYC Next: Trends for a Changing City

June 8, 2023

At our 2023 conference, we’re bringing together experts to explain three key trends that will shape the future of NYC.

COOKFOX Architects

Summer Member Reception

June 21, 2023

Join us on June 21 at our Summer Member Reception!

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