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Green Professional training (GPRO)

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

GPRO is a certificate training 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 how to make buildings efficient, healthy and resilient.


GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials

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


GPRO Construction Management

Learn how to make the construction process more sustainable from start to finish.


Upcoming events

EP Hunter’s Point Park Tour

July 25, 2024

Join the Urban Green Emerging Professionals Committee for a walking tour of Hunter’s Point Parks Conservatory (HPPC).


GPRO Operations & Maintenance Essentials

September 11, 2024

Learn more about reducing energy while improving tenant comfort and health as a building professional in this 3-day online training.