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

What's new energy code

What’s New in the 2020 NYC Energy Code

September 27, 2023

This free online class, tailored for design and building professionals, covers the major updates to the 2020 NYCECC and how they relate to Local Law 97.

Crushing the Code NYC: Commercial

September 28, 2023

Learn more about the 2020 NYCECC requirements to create more energy-efficient buildings in this full-day online course for building professionals.